Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture

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INDEX
Abacus, 596, 597–98, 600, 627
Abadai, khan of Khalkha Mongols, 558
Abaoji, emperor of Liao dynasty, 29, 550
Abbasid caliphate, 265, 266, 554, 569, 570
Abbas I, shah of Persia, 281
Abd al-Kadir Bada-uni, Indian historian, 343
Abd al-Samad, Mughal painter, 342
Abdronovo, 566
Abdul Jalil, sultan of Johor, 470
Abdul Kahar, sultan of Brunei, 410
Abdullah Farooq, chief minister of Kashmir, 321
Abdullah, sultan of Perak, 471
Abdul Rahman, Malayan politician, 472
Abdul Rahman, temenggong of Johor, 471, 501
Abdul Rahman, Tunku, prime minister of Malaya, 472–73
Abdul Razak, Tun, prime minister, foreign minister, and defense minister of Malaysia, 474
Abdur Razzaq, Persian ambassador to India, 271
Abe family, 13
Abe Kobo, Japanese avant-garde writer, 176
Abhinavagupta, Hindu writer, 335
Abu Bakar, temenggong, maharajah, and sultan of Johor, 471
Abu Khayr, khan of Kazakh Lesser Horde, 572
Abu'l Fazl Allami, Mughal historian, 280, 344
Abu'l-Hasan, Mughal painter, 344
Abu'l-Khayr, khan of Uzbeks, 571
Abu, Mount, 335, 336
Abu Said, Mongol ilkhan, 556
Abyssinia, Abyssinians, 281
Academia Sinica, 95, 113
Acapulco, 490, 492
Achaemenid empire, 567
Achar Mean, Cambodian communist leader, 429
Acre, 639
Acrobatics, 104, 164
Actium, Battle of, 619
Acupuncture, 592, 593
Acyuta Pisarati, Indian mathematician, 361
Adamgarh, 252, 592
Adams, William, English sailor, 170
Addu atoll, 390, 391
Aden, 108, 308, 309
Adhikari, Man Mohan, prime minister of Nepal, 399
Adi Granth (Arjun), 338, 344
Adil, Muhammad al, sultan of Maldives, 390
Adil Shah II, Mughal emperor of India, 344
Adinatha, Jaina saint, 335
Advaita, 334
Adyar, 352
Adzes: in Hong Kong, 237; in Indonesia, 437; in Japan, 591; in Malaysia, 466; in Myanmar, 476, 477; in Philippines, 489, 613; in Taiwan, 226; in Thailand, 507; in Vietnam, 522
Aegean region, 611
Aesop's Fables,170, 348
Aeta tribe, 488
Afghanistan, Afghans: Anglo-Afghan Wars, 294–95, 299, 305; Arabs and, 568; Aryavarta,256; Britain and, 288, 289–90, 294–95, 299; Chandragupta Maurya and, 259; communism in, 320; Ghurids of, 634; India and, 258, 267, 268, 269, 277, 279, 281, 283, 284, 286–89 passim, 292–96 passim,299, 301, 304, 305, 320, 363, 618, 620, 640, 642; Islam in, 320, 375, 575, 634; Lodi dynasty, 640; Mongols and, 553; Pakistan and, 321, 375, 376, 377; Persia and, 296, 553; Rohilla War, 289, 291; Soviet Union and, 299, 320, 370, 375, 376; Tajikistan and, 575; trade, 363, 364; United Nations and, 320; United States and, 376
Afghan War, 299, 375
Africa, Africans: Britain and, 299, 364, 647, 653; Central Asia and, 606; China and, 4, 32, 42, 108, 600, 649; Europe and, 605, 641, 653; France and, 653; Germany and, 653; Holland and, 314; India and, 251, 264, 275, 299, 301, 310, 312, 360, 361; Italy and, 653; Java and, 437; Kushites in, 604, 613; Maldives and, 390; New World and, 641; Normans and, 635; Nubians in, 613; Paleolithic period, 604, 605; Portugal and, 641; Spain and, 653. See also Slavery; South Africa
African-Americans, 667
Aga Khan III, Nizari imam, 302, 307, 308
Agarkar, Gopal Ganesh, Indian educator, 351
Agate, 237
Agni, Indian ballistic missile, 369
Agni, Vedic deity, 326
Agnivina (Islam), 352
Agra: archeological restoration in, 352; Lodi dynasty in, 269; Marathas in, 291; during Mughal empire, 343, 344, 345, 362, 363; Mughal empire in, 278, 279, 281, 282, 285; Taj Mahal in, 646; telegraph in, 364; in United Provinces, 301
Agriculture (Chen Fu), 106

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  • Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture *
  • Contents v
  • Consultants and Contributors vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture *
  • Part One - East Asia 1
  • China - Political History 3
  • China - Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion 79
  • China - Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life 99
  • Japan - Political History 118
  • Japan - Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion 162
  • Japan - Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life 179
  • Korea 193
  • Taiwan 225
  • Hong Kong 236
  • Macau (Macao) 244
  • Part Two - South Asia 250
  • India - Political History 251
  • India - Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion 325
  • India - Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life 355
  • Pakistan 370
  • Bangladesh 379
  • Bhutan 384
  • Maldives 389
  • Nepal 393
  • Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 400
  • Part Three - Southeast Asia 408
  • Brunei 409
  • Cambodia 415
  • Indonesia 436
  • Laos 452
  • Malaysia 465
  • Myanmar (Burma) 476
  • The Philippines 488
  • Singapore 501
  • Thailand 506
  • Vietnam 521
  • Part Four - Central Asia 545
  • Mongolia 547
  • Central Asian Republics 566
  • Tibet 577
  • Appendix 1 - National/Independence Days 583
  • Appendix 2 - Scientific-Technological Achievements in Asia 590
  • Appendix 3 - Asian History: a Chronological Overview 603
  • Index 679
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