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Central Asiatic Journal 64 (2021) 1+2
Movement • Transformation • Disappearance – The Fleeting World of Central Asia
editor(s): Laamann, Lars Peter
volume: 64 (2021) 1+2
pages/dimensions: XX, 266 pages, 7 ill., 1 diagram, 13 tables
language: english, german, chinese
binding: kartoniert
dimensions: 170x240 mm
publishing date: 09.02.2022
prices: 138,00 Eur[D]
ISBN: 978-3-447-18141-9
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The Central Asiatic Journal is devoted to the linguistic, cultural, and historical heritage of Central Asia. Most contributions relate to the geographical remit of the Central Asian core region, i.e. Mongolia, Turkestan/Xinjiang, Tibet, Siberia, and Manchuria. By extension, however, this definition can include a secondary sphere extending into all of western Asia, the Himalayas, China’s Han-majority provinces and the Pacific fringe region (Korea, Japan, and eastern Siberia). Articles are published in English, German, French, Russian, and Chinese. The Central Asiatic Journal is fully peer-reviewed.
The journal has started publishing contributions in thematic clusters, and focuses on Mongolia, its surrounding regions and the historical implications of Mongolian expansion , on the Tangut people and the Xi-Xia (His-Hsia) state , and on the contribution of the Manchus to China’s more recent history. Further issues are focused on the migration and nation-building in central and western Asia and discussing historical Central Asia.

From the contents (altogether 17 contributions):
Pavel Rykin, Mongolic Historical and Comparative Linguistics: State-of-the-Art and Recent Advances
Gao Jingyi, Huns and Xiongnu Identified by Hungarian and Yeniseian Shared Etymologies II
Wang Yingzi, Jerim League during the Late Qing Reforms (1907–1911) as a Case Study of Late Imperial China’s Frontier Policy and Inter-Ethnic Administration
Alexander Alexeevich Kim, The Horse in Bohai and Jurchen Societies – Based on Osteological Studies from the Southern Part of the Russian Far East
Shioya Akifumi, The Association between the Descendants of Sufi Saint Sayyid Ata and the Khans of Khiva at the Beginning of the 19th Century
Christopher P. Atwood, Ila, Qada, and Qu the Hunchback: Three Jin Generals in Mongol Historiography