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Articles with keyword "Asia"

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Taoism

The Chinese "Old Master" Laozi authored a book that would transform Chinese culture.

Donald S. Lopez Jr.

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Impertinent Questions with Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Donald S. Lopez Jr. on Europe's introduction to the Buddhist "way of life." 

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At War’s Painful Core

A legacy of loss from three wars is chronicled by the American Wars in Asia Project.

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The Treasures of Genghis Khan

His path of destruction across Asia left an unexpected artistic legacy.

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The Temple and Its Poem

A poem inscribed in Cambodia's most famous temple is being translated into English for the first time.

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Excavating the Delta

Bodies found in an ancient cemetery may yield new clues to Cambodia's past.

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The Art of Rice

From Java to Japan, the grain is not only a dietary staple but also a symbol of spirituality.

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Breaching the Great Wall

The Manchu came as allies but stayed to rule China.

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A Silken Path to Trade

Six thousand years of art goes on display at the new Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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Playful Pursuits

A new exhibition tells the story of how caravans, merchants, and mercenaries conveyed games from Asia to the West.