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Asian Encounters: Exploring Connected Histories

edited by Upinder Singh, Parul Pandya Dhar ; foreword by Kapila Vatsyayan
Format
Book
Published
New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780198099802, 0198099800
Related Resources
Table of contents only Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Contents
  • 1. The concept of cultural convergence revisited: reflections on India's early influence in Southeast Asia / Hermann Kulke
  • 2. Ming China's violence against neighbouring polities and its representation in Chinese historiography / Geoff Wade
  • 3. Gifts from other lands: Southeast Asian religious endowments in India / Upinder Singh
  • 4. Changing regimes: Two episodes of Chinese military interventions in medieval South Asia / Tansen Sen
  • 5. An inconvenient heritage: The Central Asian background of the Delhi Sultans / Sunil Kumar
  • 6. Buddhism, art and ritual practice: Dong Duong at the intersection of Asian cultures / Parul Pandya Dhar
  • 7. Durga and Siva at Banteay Srei: Blurring boundaries between monument, image and practice / Soumya James
  • 8. Sri Lanka and maritime trade: Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara as the protector of mariners / Osmund Bopearachchi
  • 9. Viewing our shared past through Buddhist votive tablets across eastern India, Bangladesh and peninsular Thailand / Suchandra Ghosh
  • 10. Early modern Indian carpets as media for cross-cultural interaction / Yumiko Kamada.
Description
xxiv, 235 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 26 cm
Notes
  • Contributed articles.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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