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Maria E. Subtelny
Applying the Weberian concept of the routinization of charisma, the book examines the transformation of the nomadic empire of Tamerlane into a sedentary polity based on the Perso-Islamic model by focusing on the reign of the last Timurid ruler Sulṭān-Ḥusain Bayqara in fifteenth-century Iran.
Edited by Doris Meth Srinivasan
Edited by Peter B. Golden, Haggai Ben-Shammai and András Roná-Tas
The Khazar Empire was one of the major states of medieval Eurasia. Drawing on a variety of disciplines (history, linguistics, archaeology, literary studies), the papers in this volume shed new light on many of the disputed topics in Khazar history.
Edited by Ann Heirman and Stephan Peter Bumbacher
This book unravels some of the complex factors that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India, such as Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, or Korea.
Rinzin Thargyal. Edited by Toni Huber
This book presents the first comprehensive anthropological account of premodern Tibetan pastoral economy and social organization in the Kham region of eastern Tibet, and convincingly readdresses anthropological debates and political claims about feudalism or serfdom in Tibetan societies.
Edited by Matthew T. Kapstein and Brandon Dotson
Early medieval Tibet remains one of the most challenging fields in Tibetan Studies overall, wherein numerous mysteries remain. The six contributions comprising the present collection shed light on major topics in history, literature and religion.
Samten Gyaltsen Karmay
Edited by Uradyn E. Bulag and Hildegard G.M. Diemberger
This volume focuses on the interface between Mongolian and Tibetan cultures to encourage the development of new forms of scholarship across geographical and disciplinary boundaries.
Edited by Amy Heller and Giacomella Orofino
Edited by John A. Ardussi and Françoise Pommaret
This illustrated volume presents a wide variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities.
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