Paul D Buell

Paul D Buell
University of North Georgia | UNG · Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

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The paper will explore the important Indian Ocean trade in medicinals primarily during the Mongol Era when the Mongols of Iran and China, isolated in the Mongolian world as a whole, sought to establish close connections by sea to cement their alliance. Thanks to these connections, witnessed among other things by the return voyage of Marco Polo, not...
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The following joint article is a departure from standard studies, in that historical research is put side-by-side with numismatic evidence. It reflects the growing awareness of the underlying concepts of steppe society that significantly shaped the formation and endurance of the Mongol Empire. With new analysis, it is apparent that the society was...
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Huichol still was an important piece in the alcohol distillation hypotheses, here we examined the types of Huichol apparatus and the Asiatic influence in mezcal distillation in Mexico. Four types of mezcal distillation stills based in Asiatic distillation notions are presented and compared with other devices in the Mongolian and Korean cultures.
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How alcohol was distilled for medicines in Asia? Alcohol has been used for medicine for a long time ago, ancient devices have been described. The more common idea of distillation is related to the alcohol for inebriation. There are in the history of alcohol for medicine many elements to review. Asia and America share in our day's devices for alcoho...
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AZAR GAT. War in Human Civilization. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xv, 822. $45.00 (us). Reviewed by William R. Thompson
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Since Jack Weatherford's highly successful book on the Mongols there has been a surge of similar books of varying quality. A few are excellent, most are not very good. That includes the volume currently under review. The problem is that there is a scholarly literature on Genghis Khan (better Cinggisqan) and most popular authors ignore it at their p...
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KirschPeter, Die Barbaren aus dem Süden: Europäer im alten Japan 1543 bis 1854. Expansion, Interaktion, Akkulturation: Bd. 6. Vienna: Mandelbaum Verlag, 2004. 399 pp. ISBN: 3-85476-137-6. - Volume 29 Issue 3 - Paul D. Buell
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Hekala and Buell provide a detailed example of the use of historical data to answer the original question posed by Johnson and Johnson concerning possible links between genetic kinsmen in support or conflict situations in Northern Europe during the Middle Ages. The authors affirm the viability of sociobiological principles when coupled with an appr...
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This article challenges the methodology and conclusions of a 1991 article by Steven B. Johnson and Ronald C. Johnson (Ethology and Sociobiology 12: 211-220) regarding “Support and Conflict of Kinsmen in Norse Earldoms, Icelandic Families, and the English Royalty.” It replies to specific points raised by Johnson and Johnson and also presents general...
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Both Chinese and Western interpreters of China have too often taken for granted the “Chineseness” of Chinese culture. It is recognized that there have been periods of great foreign influence — such as the era of Buddhist penetration — but the prevailing view is that such foreign influence was quickly absorbed and that Chinese civilization and cultu...
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Thesis--University of Washington. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 333-348). Microfilm of typescript.

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