Asian Affairs (assortment of journal articles) by Various PDF

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Selection of following artciles from the magazine Asian Affairs released by way of Routledge:

1. Afghan-Pakistan border disputes
2. Bangladesh Land and Water
three. British cemeteries in South Asia
four. British consuls in Kashgar
five. British India's casual Empire and Spheres of impression in Asia and Africa
6. by way of land from Gilgit to Hong Kong
7. Eric Newby, the Hindu Kush and the Ganges
eight. Francis Younghusband and the good game
nine. India and the Himalayan states
10. Karakoram and Hunza
eleven. Kashmir a story of 2 valleys
12. misplaced chance The Alaska-Siberia tunnel
thirteen. Memsahibs in Persia
14. difficulties of pastoralism within the Afghan Pamirs
15. Russian Railway Penetration in principal Asia
sixteen. Siberia's Lake Baikal
17. Strategic Railways at the Border of British India
18. The Durand Line
19. The Indus - life-blood of Pakistan
20. The Mysteries of the Gobi Desert
21. The Shanghai Co-Operation Organisation
22. The Sikhs earlier than and after Indian independence
23. the incomplete time table of the partition
24. what's Taiwan to China

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Five to six wood planks covered the opening once fuel was placed inside and were removed when more fuel was needed (two days later) and to remove ash. In contrast, the yikang was built of adobe bricks and heated via an oven outside the room. A cavity was made under the yikang, so it could be heated with smoldering fuel from the oven. The ensuing smoke was channeled outside. The father and sons of the family slept on the felt-covered yikang, while the wife, daughters, and babies slept on the bankang without a bed cushion, which allowed babies' urine and excrement to easily be scraped into the bankang.

These two 'treasure' grandsons slept with Grandmother (Srangxji, 1923-1987), who breastfed them until they were twelve. My grandparents doted on all their grandchildren, which created a core harmony, despite numerous conflicts between grandparents, their sons, daughters-in-law, paternal aunts, and grandchildren. For example, when Grandmother's daughters came to visit, she allowed them to stay longer than she allowed her daughters-in-law to stay at their parents' homes. Grandmother secretly bought cloth for her unmarried daughters in the twelfth month so that they could make new clothes for themselves for the coming New Year.

I watched him from the roof of our house. I told Grandfather (Limusirang, 1924-1987) and he quickly barred the front gate. A few moments later a strong 'bang-bang' sounded at the gate. My family members listened quietly and motionlessly until the sound of the tapping walking stick faded away about twenty minutes later. I watched from the roof as the old man departed. I asked Mother (Saihua, b. 1945), why Grandfather would not let him enter. From her melancholy reply, I learned that this man, who had been Grandfather's friend for years and who had often visited, had done something unspeakable–a month before, he had gone to a Han 汉 Chinese home and had eaten donkey meat.

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