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Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Works: 246 works in 483 publications in 1 language and 4,828 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Illustrations  Bio-bibliography  Catalogs  Conference proceedings  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Local history  Sacred books  Directories 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: DS1, 388.341
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With appendices
Reluctant heroes rickshaw pullers in Hong Kong and Canton, 1874-1954 by Chi Ming Fung ( )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muhammad Juki's Shahnamah of Firdausi by Barbara Brend ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Shahnamah of Firdausi produced for the Timurid Muhammad Juki (a grandson of Timur) in the 1440s is one of the finest surviving Persian manuscripts produced between the heyday of Baysunghur's academy in Herat and the appearance of Bihzad." "It has thirty-one exquisite miniature paintings depicting scenes from the epic tale and fine illumination on two pages. The manuscript was presented to the Royal Asiatic Society in 1834 by Lt. Col. C. J. Doyle who had probably received it as a parting gift from Lord Hastings on leaving India. It had previously been in the Mughal Imperial Library and bears the seals of the Mughal emperors Babur, Humayun, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzheb; there is an autograph note by Shah Jahan and further notes reveal its subsequent history." "This monograph written by Dr Barbara Brend is the first complete study of the manuscript and provides a detailed analysis of the cycle of illustrations; a commentary on the Mughal notes by A. H. Morton which offer telling insights into the practices of the Mughal library"--BOOK JACKET
The World history of Rashīd al-Dīn : a study of the Royal Asiatic Society manuscript by Basil Gray ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persian literature; a bio-bibliographical survey by C. A Storey ( Book )
7 editions published between 1927 and 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Committee of Correspondence of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( )
4 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise of the Ottoman Empire : studies in the history of Turkey, 13th-15th centuries by Paul Wittek ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wittek's The Rise of the Ottoman Empire was first published by the Royal Asiatic Society in 1938, and has been out of print for more than a quarter of a century. The opportunity has been taken at the present reissue of Wittek's 1937 London lectures to bring together in one volume translations of his other studies on Ottoman history, dating mainly from his Brussels years. This book contains five closely interconnected writings by Wittek on Ottoman history during the century and a half from the founding of the state to the Fall of Constantinople. All but one of these pieces reproduces the texts of lectures or conference papers delivered by Wittek between 1936 and 1938. The journals in which they were originally published are for the most part inaccessible except in specialist libraries, it seems, in a period when Wittek's activities as an Ottoman historian are coming under increasing study within the Anglo-Saxon world of scholarship. An introduction sets Wittek's work in its historical and historiographical context for the benefit of those students not privileged to experience it firsthand, and the book is an interesting contribution to studies on Asian and Middle East history"--
Catalogue of paintings, drawings, engravings and busts : in the collection of the Royal Asiatic Society by Raymond Head ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The test of a man, being the Purusha-parîkshâ of Vidyâpati Ṭhakkura by Vidyāpati Ṭhākura ( Book )
3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Islamic fundamentalism : papers read at a seminar held at School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London on March 10th, 1988 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A descriptive catalogue of the historical manuscripts in the Arabic and Persian languages, preserved in the library of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland by William H Morley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Antagaḍa-ḍasāo and Aṇuttarovavāiya-dasāo ( Book )
5 editions published between 1907 and 1973 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nagaur : sultanate and early Mughal history and architecture of the district of Nagaur, India by Mehrdad Shokoohy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings of the First International Conference on the History of Ethiopian Art : held at the Warburg Institute of the University of London, October 21 and 22, 1986 by International Conference on the History of Ethiopian Art ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oriental Translation Fund ( )
in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asiatic Society Monographs by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Asiatic Society
Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Asiatic Society Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
M.B.R.A.S.
MBRAS
Persatuan Asia di Raja
R.A.S. (Royal Asiatic Society)
RAS
RAS Abkuerzung
RAS (Royal Asiatic Society)
Royal Asiatic society
Royal Asiatic society GB
Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Straits Branch (Singapore)
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English (227)
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