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Abahai

Arthur W. Hummel.

Edited by Berkshire Publishing Group.

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 5 words.

ABAHAI (Nov. 28, 1592–1643, Sept. 21)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 2109 words.

was the eighth son of *Nurhaci. He had two reign titles, Tiancong 天聰 (1627–36), and Chongde 崇德 (1636–44). His mother, Empress Xiaoci ...

ABATAI (July 27, 1589–1646, May 10)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 602 words.

was the seventh son of Taizu (*Nurhaci). Although he took part in the expedition against the Weji tribe in 1611 and against the Jarut tribe of Mongols in 1623, he was thirty-eight ...

Abbasid Courtesans and the Question of Social Mobility

Matthew S. Gordon.

in Concubines and Courtesans

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 12761 words.

This chapter considers the rise to prominence by enslaved and freed persons in the major urban centers of the first Abbasid period (c. 750–900 CE). It uses the example of elite female...

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AGUI (T.)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 2073 words.

was a member of the Zhangjia 章佳 clan and of the Manchu Plain Blue Banner. He was the only son of ...

AI Nanying (Z.)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 270 words.

was a native of Dongxiang, Jiangxi, and a juren of 1624. Because of statements in his examination papers which were taken as ridiculing the eunuch, ...

AJIGE (Aug. 28, 1605–1651, Nov. 28)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 619 words.

was the twelfth son of *Nurhaci. His mother was Empress *Xiaolie and he had two younger brothers, *...

AKEDUN (Z.)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 781 words.

was a member of the Zhangjia 章佳 clan and of the Manchu Plain Blue Banner. He was the father of ...

AMIN (d. 1640, Dec. 28)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 564 words.

age 55 (sui), member of the Aisin Gioro Clan, was the second son of *Šurhaci. In 1608, and again in 1613, he played an important part in the war against the Ula tribe (...

AMURSANA (d. 1757)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 1579 words.

taisha of the Khoits, who was instrumental in the Chinese conquest of Sungaria, was a son of Boitalak 博託洛克, daughter of ...

An, Prince

Arthur W. Hummel.

Edited by Berkshire Publishing Group.

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 5 words.

ANFIYANGGU (1559–1622, Aug. 7)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 408 words.

was one of the earliest companions of *Nurhaci. His biographers state that he belonged to the Giolca 覺爾察 clan and that his father, Wambulu ...

The Anglo-Egyptian Rivalry in Yemen

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6926 words.

The Yemen Civil War brought about the end of the British Empire and represented the final stage of an Anglo-Egyptian rivalry that had begun with Lord Palmerston’s 1839 conquest of Aden and...

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Anzong

Arthur W. Hummel.

Edited by Berkshire Publishing Group.

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 13 words.

Aobai

Arthur W. Hummel.

Edited by Berkshire Publishing Group.

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 4 words.

Are Houris Heavenly Concubines?

Nerina Rustomji.

in Concubines and Courtesans

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 5808 words.

The chapter considers the figure of the hur’in (houri), a female denizen of Islamic paradise referenced in the Quran and thus widely discussed in early and medieval Islamic literary and...

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Asian Connections and Chinese Comparisons

R. Bin Wong.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Asian History. 9407 words.

Many of early modern Europe’s connections to Asia were commercial in nature, in contrast to the colonial relations forged by Europeans in the Americas. This chapter considers the ways in...

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ASITAN (Z.)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 815 words.

was a member of the Wanggiyan 完顏 clan and a descendant of the imperial family of the Jin dynasty (1115–1234). His father, Daciha ...

Asking ‘the Tribal Question’

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

in British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 20470 words.

This chapter describes the contours of ‘the Tribal Question’: a heightened interwar interest in the world’s desert zones and nomadic peoples. While attention shifted between locations in...

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BAHAI (d. 1696)

in Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period

January 2018; p ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History by Period. 300 words.

was the eldest son of *Šarhûda of the Gûwalgiya clan, which belonged to the Manchu Bordered Blue Banner. Beginning as a captain, he was appointed in 1657 a reader in the Bishu Yuan ...

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