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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 977–978.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Anne F. Broadbridge The Steppe and the Sea: Pearls in the Mongol Empire . By Thomas T. Allsen . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2019 . 240 pp. ISBN: 9780812251173 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 The American historian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Anne-Sophie Pratte Making Borders in Modern East Asia: The Tumen River Demarcation . By Nianshen Song . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 . 324 pp. ISBN: 9781316626290 (paper). Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border . By Sören Urbansky...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Loretta E. Kim Across Forest, Steppe, and Mountain: Environment, Identity, and Empire in Qing China's Borderlands . By David A. Bello . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . 350 pp. ISBN: 9781107068841 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 527–528.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Elizabeth Endicott-West The Partition of the Steppe: The Struggle of the Russians, Manchus, and the Zunghar Mongols for Empire in Central Asia, 1619–1758. A Study in Power Politics . By Fred W. Bergholz . American University Studies, Series IX, History, Vol. 109. New York : Peter Lang...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1020–1022.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nathan Light An Islamic Bioraphical Dictionary of the Eastern Kazakh Steppe, 1770–1912 . By Qurbân-'Alî Khâlidî. Edited by Allen J. Frank and Mirkasyim A. Usmanov . Brill'i Inner Asian Library, no. 12. Leiden and Boston : Brill , 2004 . xxvi, 179 pp. $107.00 (cloth). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1047–1048.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Daniel Brower Law and Custom in the Steppe: The Kazakhs of the Middle Horde and Russian Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century . By Virginia Martin . Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press , 2001 . xviii , 244 pp. $75.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 584–585.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Loretta E. Kim Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border . By Sören Urbansky . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2020 . xvi , 370 pp. ISBN: 9780691181684 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 Sören Urbansky...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1084–1086.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Paula L. W. Sabloff Precious Steppe: Mongolian Nomadic Pastoralists in Pursuit of the Market . By Ole Bruun . Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield , 2006 . x , 249 pp. $64.00 (cloth); $29.95 (paper) . Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2008 2008 Ole...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Francis Allard Nomadic Art of the East Eurasian Steppes . By Emma C. Bunker with James C. Watt and Zhixin Sun . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2002 . 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 410 T H E J O U R N A L O F A S I A N S T U D...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 633–638.
Published: 01 May 1971
...Denis Sinor The Empire of the Steppes: A History of Central Asia . BY Rene Grousset . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 1970 . xxx, 542 pp. Notes, Index. $17.50 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1971 1971 1 Introduction à l'histoire de l'Asie...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 November 1981
... by exploiting the resources available from outside of the steppe. The nomads on the steppe were organized into a powerful military force that was used to systematically exploit the Chinese economy. The Hsiung-nu raided the frontier directly and then used the disruptions they caused as a tool to extort trade...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 723–733.
Published: 01 August 1984
... China were, and have always been, semiarid steppe. In addition, the author considers Chang's belief that the earliest northern Chinese agriculture was a system of slash-and-burn or shifting cultivation to be invalid. Whereas the crucial problem in the slash-and-burn systems of the tropics and humid...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 February 1991
... in the author's earlier article, "The Hsiung-nu Imperial Confederacy: Organization and Foreign Policy," (Journal of Asian Studies 4l[1981}:45-61). Barfield's basic premise holds that nomads unified the steppe in response to the rise of a centralized Chinese state, exploited China economically from a distance...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 389–402.
Published: 01 August 1960
... by the Great Wall. The Great Wall represents an attempt to stabilize a climatic boundary, between the Koeppen BS or steppe type and the humid C and D types. Just as desert wanderers have many times pushed into the cultivated areas south of the Wall, so farmers in other centuries have advanced...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11058160.
Published: 26 March 2024
..., en­vir­on­ment, and hist­ory of the Mon­go­lian steppe and then discusses var­io­us changes that the Qing s ter­rit­ o­rial ex­pan­sion duri­ ng the sev­en­teenth and eigh­teenth cen­tu­ries in­tro­ duced or reinforced in the steppe re­gion. Although the Qing of­fic­ ially prohibited the Chi­nese from en­teri­ng...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 949–950.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Its purpose, in which it succeeds admirably, is to problematize the idea of the invincible steppe warrior and to examine directly the military process by which steppe peoples interacted with each other and the sedentary states and empires surrounding them. It differs from previous studies both...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 February 1990
... by R. E. F. SMITH. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. xx, 403 pp. $54.50. This work, the concluding part of a steppe trilogy, originally appeared in Russian in 1970. All of the works of Lev Gumilev (pronounced Gumiliov), the son of the poets Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova, are marked...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 293–296.
Published: 01 February 2009
... baggage” associated with the word “tribe” (p. 52), they produced a skewed vision of the history of the peoples of the steppe, requiring outside catalysts (neighboring sedentary states) to bring kinship-based “timeless … nomadic, tribal society” (p. 3) to statehood. Kinship, clan, and tribe (disputed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 August 1982
.... Illustrations, Bibliography, Index. $39-50 (cloth). Even in Inner Asia there are few places quite as remote as Tuva. Located at the headwaters of the Yenesei River, it is an unusual frontier district of a type that has been long ignored, one that divides the highland steppe of Inner Asia from the forested taiga...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 February 1990
... part of a steppe trilogy, originally appeared in Russian in 1970. All of the works of Lev Gumilev (pronounced Gumiliov), the son of the poets Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova, are marked by imagination and occasional poetic license. They encompass problems of the history, historiography, ethnography...