2010 — Representing Power (ed.)


Representing Power in Inner Asia — 2 volumes

Bellingham: Western Washington University, 2010.

  • Reprenting Power in Ancient Inner Asia. Legitimacy, Transmission and the Sacred.

ISBN 978–0-914584–31-5

Table of Contents:

Preface — Peter Golden

Introduction — Isabelle Charleux, Grégory Delaplace, Roberte Hamayon

The Acquisition, the Legitimation, the Confirmation and the Limitations of Political Power in Medieval Inner Asia — Denis Sinor

Structure Of Society And Power In The Ancient Inner Asian Nomadic Empires: Xiongnu And Xianbei — Nikolai N. Kradin

To Impress the Seal: A Technological Transfer — Françoise Aubin

Sülde. La formation d’une terminologie militaro‐politique chez les nomades médiévaux d’Eurasie — Sergei V. Dmitriev

State Custom And Governance, Tör Yos And Tör Within Mongol Clans — Rodica Pop

Nurhaci’s Names — Nicola Di Cosmo

From Ongon to Icon: Legitimization, Glorification and Divinization of Power in Some Examples of Mongol Portraits — Isabelle Charleux

Legitimizing A Low‐Born, Regicide Monarch: The Case Of The Mamluk Sultan Baybars And The Ilkhans In The Thirteenth Century — Denise Aigle

Une « dualité » du pouvoir ? Empire terrestre et inspiration divine dans la légende arabe d’Alexandre et de Khidr — François de Polignac

The Ruler And The Lama: Political And Religious Relations In The Urad West Duke Banner In The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries — Caroline Humphrey

Explaining Rituals and Writing History: Tactics Against the Intermediate Class — Christopher P. Atwood

Rivalry Between Mongols And Tayiči’ut For Authority: Kiyat‐Borǰigin Genealogy — Tatiana D. Skrynnikova

Pax Mongolica / Pax Mongolorum — Tseveliin Shagdarsürüng

The Headless State In Inner Asia: Reconsidering Kinship Society
And The Discourse Of Tribalism — David Sneath

  • Representing Power in Modern Inner Asia. Conventions, Alternatives and Oppositions.

ISBN 978–0-914584–32-2

Table of contents:

Preface — Peter Golden

Introduction — Isabelle Charleux, Grégory Delaplace,
Roberte Hamayon

The Joint Making Of Illusion And Disillusion: Chinggis Khan On A Buryat Calendar — Roberte N. Hamayon

A Power Play Among The Kyrgyz: State Versus Descent — Svetlana Jacquesson

Marshal Choibalsan’s ‘Second Funeral’ — Grégory Delaplace

Tengrism’ In Kyrgyzstan: In Search Of New Religious And Political Legitimacy — Aurélie Biard and Marlène Laruelle

Major State Rituals And The Reinvention Of Tradition In Contemporary Mongolia. Two Aspects Of The State Cult In Contemporary Mongolia: The Sacrifice To The Mountains and The Cult Of The Standards — Sedenjav Dulam

Quelques pistes de réflexions à partir du texte de Sedenjav Dulam — Isabelle Bianquis

The Virtual Temple: The Power of Relics In Darhad Mongolian Buddhism — Morten Axel Pedersen

Enclosing For Growth: Including Or Excluding People From Land In North‐east Mongolia — Rebecca Empson

Experiencing Twentieth Century Architecture And Urbanity In Mongolia: An Analysis Of Ulaanbaatar’s Buildings Through State‐Owned Images And Personal Narratives — Ai Maekawa

How Nomadic Societies Perceive Themselves In Mongolia And Mali: A Comparative Perspective — Linda Gardelle