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Inner Asia and the spatial politics of empire : archaeology, mobility, and culture contact

Author: William Honeychurch
Publisher: New York, [N.Y.] ; Heidelberg ; Dordrecht [etc.] : Springer. C 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph uses the latest archaeological results from Mongolia and the surrounding areas of Inner Asia to propose a novel understanding of nomadic statehood, political economy, and the nature of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Inner Asia and the spatial politics of empire : archaeology, mobility, and culture contact / William Honeychurch
New York, NY : Springer New York, 2015
978-1-493-91815-7
(ABES)18308859X
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Honeychurch
ISBN: 9781493918140 1493918141
OCLC Number: 909760754
Description: 1 vol. (xi-321 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Voices from the Steppe.- Chapter 2: Overcoming the Tyranny of Distance: Culture Contact and Politics.- Chapter 3: Solving Contradictions: Nomads and Political Complexity.- Chapter 4: The Heartland of Inner Asia: Mongolia and Steppe Pastoral Nomadism.- Chapter 5: The Late and Final Bronze Age Cultures of Mongolia, 1400-700 BC.- Chapter 6: The Surrounding Bronze Age World: Kazakhstan and South Siberia, 1300-700 BC.- Chapter 7: At the Edge of Inner Asia: The Northern Zone and States of China, 1200-700 BC.- Chapter 8: Nomadic Alternatives: Forming the State on Horseback.- Chapter 9: Not of Place, but of Path: Nomads on the World Stage.- Chapter 10: Steppe Cores, Sedentary Peripheries, and the Statecraft of Empire.
Other Titles: Inner Asia and the spatial politics of empire
Responsibility: William Honeychurch.

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