Asian expansions : the historical experiences of polity expansion in Asia /

"Asia as we know it today is the product of a vast range of polity expansions over time. Whether we examine the Guptas, Cholas, Marathas or Mughals in South Asia, the Chinese polities, Nanzhao, the Tibetans, Khitan, Jin, Mongols, Koreans, Japanese or Manchus in East Asia, or the Khmers, Vietnam...

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Other Authors: Wade, Geoff (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
Series:Routledge studies in the early history of Asia ; 9.
Table of Contents:
  • Asian Expansions : an Introduction / Geoff Wade
  • Why Do Empires Expand? / Peter C. Perdue
  • Asian States and Overseas Expansion, 1500-1700 : An Approach to the Problem of European Exceptionalism / Tonio Andrade
  • The "Native Office" System : A Chinese Mechanism for Southern Territorial Expansion over Two Millennia / Geoff Wade
  • The Southeast Asian Mainland and the World Beyond : Rethinking Assumptions / Victor Lieberman
  • The Thirteenth Province : Internal Administration and External Expansion in Fifteenth Century Dai Viet / John K. Whitmore
  • The Vietnamese Empire and its Expansion 980-1840 / Momoki Shiro
  • Siamese State Expansion in the Thonburi and Early Bangkok Periods / Koizumi Junko
  • Politics of Integration and Cultures of Resistance : A Study of Burma's Conquest and Administration of Arakan / Jacques P. Leider
  • Re-evaluating State, Society and the Dynamics of Expansion in Precolonial Gowa / William Cummings.