Brill's Companions to Asian Studies Online I

Series:

A collection of 64 specially commissioned research companions to various key aspects of Asian history, culture and religion. Almost all volumes are published in Brill’s prestigious series Handbook of Oriental Studies (HdO). Peer reviewed and written by experts, they offer balanced accounts at an advanced level, along with an overview of the state of scholarship and a synthesis of debate, pointing the way for future research. Designed for students and scholars, the books explain what sources there are, what methodologies and approaches are appropriate in dealing with them, what issues arise and how they have been treated, and what room there is for disagreement. All volumes are in English.

Features & Benefits
• Sophisticated tools allow for exporting citations, save searches and sharing content.
• Easy navigation through full-text search and metadata search.
• Students and faculty will have the option to order their own $25 paperback copy of each title in the collection through Brill’s MyBook program.

Collection Highlights
• Early Modern and Modern Chinese Religion (four two-volume sets)
• Handbook of Christianity in China
• Daoism Handbook
• Warfare in Inner Asian History (500-1800)
• Indian Islamic Architecture
• The Spread of Buddhism
• The Art and Architecture of Thailand

Please note that titles published since 2007 have also been included in other Brill E-Book collections.

Institutional outright purchase price

EUR €8,450.00USD $10,535.00

Review Quotes

“In the fast-paced world of the twenty-first century the impressive and expanding list of titles in Brill's Companions to Asian Studies Online answers the need for students and researchers to gain immediate access to high-quality academic work. Overviewing the current state of research on a range of topics while opening up pathways for future inquiry, this e-book collection represents an invaluable reference tool and a unique contribution to the field of Asian Studies.”
Barbara Watson Andaya, University of Hawai‘i
Leonard Y. Andaya, University of Hawai‘i

Table of contents

A History of Chinese Letters and Epistolary Culture
Aceh Sultanate: State, Society, Religion and Trade (2 vols.)
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 1 The End of the Golden Age
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 2 Arguments about Ajanta
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 3 The Arrival of the Uninvited
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 4 Painting, Sculpture, Architecture - Year by Year
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 5 Cave by Cave
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 6 Defining Features
Ajanta: History and Development, Volume 7 Bagh, Dandin, Cells and Cell Doorways
Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature (vol.3 & 4)
Animals in Stone
Books of Fate and Popular Culture in Early China
Buddhism in the Shadow of Brahmanism
Cambodian Architecture, Eighth to Thirteenth Centuries
China's Encounters on the South and Southwest
Construction Techniques in South and Southeast Asia
Daoism Handbook
Diplomacy and Trade in the Chinese World, 589-1276
Early Buddhist Art of China and Central Asia, Volume 1 Later Han, Three Kingdoms and Western Chin in China and Bactria to Shan-shan in Central Asia
Early Buddhist Art of China and Central Asia, Volume 2 The Eastern Chin and Sixteen Kingdoms Period in China and Tumshuk, Kucha and Karashahr in Central Asia (2 vols)
Early Buddhist Art of China and Central Asia, Volume 3
Early Chinese Religion, Part One: Shang through Han (1250 BC-220 AD) (2 vols)
Early Chinese Religion, Part Two: The Period of Division (220-589 AD) (2 vols)
Early Javanese Inscriptions
Education in Ancient India
Education in Traditional China
Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia
Greater Magadha
Handbook of Christianity in China, Volume One: 635 - 1800
Handbook of Christianity in China, Volume Two: 1800 - present
Handbook of Christianity in Japan
Handbook of Tibetan Iconometry
How the Brahmins Won
Indian Islamic Architecture
India's Railway History
Indonesian Manuscripts from the Islands of Java, Madura, Bali and Lombok
Kīrtana: Traditional South Indian Devotional Songs
Local Religion in North China in the Twentieth Century
Mapping the Old Zhuang Character Script
Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vols)
Modern Chinese Religion II: 1850 - 2015 (2 vols)
Old Muslim Calendars of Southeast Asia
Paradigm Shifts in Early and Modern Chinese Religion
Portraiture in Early India
Ritual Alliances of the Putian Plain. Volume One
Ritual Alliances of the Putian Plain. Volume Two
Social Dynamics in the Highlands of Southeast Asia
Sogdian Traders
Southeast Asian Warfare, 1300-1900
Sufism in Central Asia
The Art and Architecture of Thailand
The Buddhist Architecture of Gandhāra
The Calendrical Systems of Mainland South-East Asia
The Folk-tales of Burma
The Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Ancient Kashmir and its Influences
The Malay Peninsula
The Men Who Governed Han China
The Population of Shanghai (1865-1953)
The Spread of Buddhism
The World of the Khazars
Visions of Justice: Sharīʿa and Cultural Change in Russian Central Asia
Warfare in Inner Asian History (500-1800)
Warrior Saints of the Silk Road
Words and Their Stories

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