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Russian Practices of Governance in Eurasia Frontier Power Dynamics, Sixteenth Century to Nineteenth Century

Gulnar T. Kendirbai
Routledge, 2020

 

This book analyses the role of the mobility factor in the spread of Russian rule in Eurasia in the formative period of the rise of the Russian...

A History of the Second Türk Empire (ca. 682-745 AD)

Hao Chen
Brill, 2021


This book is an outstanding work of scholarship, which builds on a...

Coming of Age in Iran Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Hashemi, Manata ​
NYU Press (May, 2020)
 

Mongol Caucasia Invasions, Conquest, and Government of a Frontier Region in Thirteenth-Century Eurasia (1204-1295)

Lorenzo Pubblici
Brill, 2021


The work focuses on...

The Persian Prison Poem: Sovereignty and the Political Imagination

Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim On The Silk Road

Sally Wriggins
Routledge, 2021


The saga of the seventh-century Chi...

Ethnic Boundaries in Turkish Politics: The Secular Kurdish Movement and Islam

Sarigil, Zeki
NYU Press (September, 2018)
 

Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam: Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith

Sarwar Alam
Routledge (2021, March)

 

It has been argued that the mystical Sufi form of Islam is the most sensitive to ot...

Syriac Hagiography: Texts and Beyond

Minov, Sergey and Ruani, Flavia
Brill (January, 2020)


Chapters gathered in Syriac Hagiography: Texts and Beyond explore a wide range of Syriac hagiographical works...

The Scythian Connection and the Shamanistic Crowns of Ancient Korea

Fish, Shirley
Author House (August, 2021)
 
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