UXL Asian American Reference Library: Cumulative Index

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The Armenian church has never accepted papal rule but shares some Roman Catholic as well as some Greek Orthodox doctrines. The Acts of the Christian Bishop, Pionius of Smyrna, a martyr of the time of Decius (249-251), portray that city as largely Christian, and (with exception of the Jews ) entirely devoted to its rhetorician-bishop. Historic European footage of unusual bikes from the late 1930s and early 1940s. www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdlpJqHxLxk Women bicyclists in the French Resistance. by Rebecca G.

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Razia: The People's Queen

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In the absence of a reliable census the population of Asia Minor is variously given. The interior plateau has an average altitude of 3,500 feet, and stretches north-east by southwest a distance of 250 miles in length by 160 in breadth. After nearly a millennium in the Danubian basin (as far west as Bavaria), they would continue their westward expansion (from 2500 BCE) to Western Europe. He won his Nobel Prize in Literature for notable impact his prose works and poetic thought had on English, French, and other national literatures of Europe and the Americas.

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China (Ancient Civilizations (Chelsea House))

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Along with these weak rulers came increasingly corrupt officials who took advantage of the decline. Through the treaty of Salbai, in 1782, they were forced to cede all the land they had won to the Marathas in exchange for Salsette, Elephanta, Karanja and Hog Island. The challenge for macro-history is to preserve the discipline of empirical evaluation for the large hypotheses that are put forward. S. history, until the war in Afghanistan that began in 2002 and continues at this writing (2013).

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A Historical Atlas of Iraq (Historical Atlases of South

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With the loop still on the hook, the hook is then inserted a little farther along and another loop of the working thread is drawn up and worked through the first loop to form a chain stitch. Between the 1st century BC and the 9th century AD, speakers of Tibeto-Burman languages known as the Pyu were establishing city-kingdoms in Myanmar at Binnaka, Mongamo, Shri Ksetra, and Halingyi. Law codes based on Islam usually made adjustments to fit local customs.

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Secrets of the Woods

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When people were nomadic or semi-nomadic, it was difficult to construct a permanent governing system with stable bureaucracies and a reliable tax base. They represent what we usually call the oriental churches, and are divided as follows: (1) The Nestorian church, extended over Babylonia and Chaldea, Mesopotamia and Assyria, Kurdistan, Persia, and the coast of Malabar in India. (2) The Jacobite Church ( Monophysite ) which extends over Syria, North-west Mesopotamia, Assyria, and Malabar. (3) The Armenian Church ( Monophysite ) which extends over the whole of Assyria, Persia, Asia Minor, and part of Syria. (4) The Maronite church, which is a branch of the Syrian Church, and extends over Mount Lebanon and Syria. (5) The Greek Church, scattered over Syria, Phoenicia, and Asia Minor.

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At Issue in History - Tiananmen Square Massacre (hardcover

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As mentioned earlier, nomadic conquerors often forged kingdoms after successful conquests into agricultural lands. His autosomal test also found he's a genetic cousin of the Ashkenazic singer-songwriter Carole King. The second voyage resulted in the establishment of a tenuous colony on Hispaniola and the discovery of little in the way of mineral wealth. Historical explanation depends on both causal-structural reasoning and interpretation of actions and intentions; so it is both causal and hermeneutic.

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Constantinople (Sieges) (Sieges That Changed the World)

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The whole of the Buphaya pagoda, for nine centuries a landmark for river boatmen, tumbled into the Irrawaddy and was carried off by the waters. The Arab and Bulgar invasions caused a perpetual state of military emergency. Malachy does not mention the last Pope as a distinct person from the preceding one, whom he styles Glory of the Olive. Turkish literature has been affected from both the East (chiefly Persia) and the West (mainly France). Turkey and Armenia and very Westernized, and Syria, Lebanon, and Israel, though Semitic in overall character, are also quite Westernized.

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The Arms Trade (World Issues)

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This material would have been more durable than paper in the tropical climate of Southeast Asia. You may post open messages or send a private e-mail message on the feedback page. The discipline of history consists of many threads, including causal explanation, material description, and narrative interpretation of human action. One is the TRON character code and TRON Multilingual Environment, and the other is Unicode. In a nutshell, Momigliano is looking at the several traditions of ancient history-writing as a set of normative practices that can be dissected and understood in their specificity and their cultural contexts.

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Kublai Khan: Emperor of China (The Mongols)

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The initial development of Indian culture took place in northern India; additional centuries were required for this culture to spread across southern India. A package of measures to enhance regional connectivity is endorsed, including an APEC Multi-Year Plan on Infrastructure Development and Investment prioritizing public-private partnership projects. Old Bagan was a walled city, its western flank resting on the Irrawaddy River.

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The Persian Empire (World History Series)

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This eventually led to the Unicode movement that created a multilingual character set and encoding system now vying for worldwide acceptance (see below). In November 1917 the Bolsheviks rose to power in Russia. Ruins of churches belonging to the Byzantine period are found all over the peninsula; they are especially numerous in the central and eastern districts. By contrast, the majority of Turks were illiterate peasant farmers and small shop keepers.

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