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Embree, Ainslie Thomas

Overview
Works: 146 works in 681 publications in 5 languages and 14,475 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Reference works  Outlines and syllabi  Pictorial works  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: DS31, 950
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Most widely held works about Ainslie Thomas Embree
 
Most widely held works by Ainslie Thomas Embree
Encyclopedia of Asian history by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and Chinese and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles that survey the full scope of Asian history, discussing major historical events and periods from Bronze Age China to modern India, looking at the geography of the continent, profiling over 1,200 influential men and women, and examining aspects of Asian culture and society
A guide to Oriental classics by Columbia College (Columbia University)( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and Arabic and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hindu tradition by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years. Selections from religious, literary and philosophic works are preceded by introductory material that summarizes historical developments and cultural movements. While much attention is given to religion, many selections deal with social life, political relationships, and the Indian attitude to human love and passion. The arrangement of the material suggests the growth and development of Indian life through the centuries, and makes clear that Indian culture has never been static, but rather has been characterized at all times by a remarkable vitality and creativity. The selections range in time from the Rig Veda, composed around 1000 B.C., to the writings of Radhakrishnan, formerly the President of India. They illustrate both the continuity of the Hindu tradition and its vitality, for Hinduism is probably more vibrant and alive at the present time than it has been for many centuries. The ideals and values, the unquestioned assumptions and the persistent doubts that are presented here from the literature of the past are the fundamental ingredients of the life of modern India. From the Paperback edition
The last empire : photography in British India, 1855-1911 by Clark Worswick( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sources of Indian tradition( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Since 1958 Sources of Indian Tradition has been one of the most important and widely used texts on civilization in South Asia (now the nation-states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal). It has helped generations of students and lay readers understand how leading thinkers there have looked at life, the traditions of their ancestors, and the world they live in. This second edition has been extensively revised, with much new material added. Introductory essays explain the particular settings in which these thinkers have expressed their ideas about religious, social, political, and economic questions. Brief summaries precede each passage from their writings or sayings. The traditions represented include Brahmanism, Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism. The book includes a chronology of Indian history from 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1858
1857 in India : mutiny or war of independence? by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to Asian civilizations by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

29 essays by Asian scholars and specialists in the field of Asian studies
Charles Grant and British rule in India by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia in western and world history : a guide for teaching by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide aimed at introducing students to the history of Asia in conjunction with Western and world history
Utopias in conflict : religion and nationalism in modern India by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India's search for national identity by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberuni's India by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India; civilization; to 1200; early works to 1800
Indien. Geschichte des Subkontinents von der Induskultur bis zum Beginn der englischen Herrschaft by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

43 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life at court : art for India's rulers, 16th-19th centuries by Vishakha N Desai( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagining India : essays on Indian history by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The non-European world, 1500/1850 by Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia: a guide to paperbacks by Asia Society( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pakistan's western borderlands : the transformation of a political order by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia: a guide to basic books by Ainslie Thomas Embree( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hundred and sixteen books dating from 1915 to 1966 with the majority published in the 1950s and 1960s are listed in this annotated bibliography. The purpose of the guide is to identify basic books on Asia which are especially useful for teachers, mature students, and adults who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of Asian peoples and cultures. The overall organization of the bibliography is by four geographical sections: Asia -- General, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. More coverage is given to the countries of India, China and Japan. Each of the sections (except for Southeast Asia) begins with a short bibliographic essay indicating books of special importance, and is then classified by subject: general works, cultural, political, and economic history, religion and philosophy, literature, arts, social structure and modern developments. Author entries contain complete bibliographic information and indicate when a book is available in paperback. Descriptive annotations define the scope of the work. Special features include sections on bibliography of bibliographies; publisher's list, and an author index. A supplement to this original publication is described in ed 059 132. (sjm)
A guide to paperbacks on Asia by Asia Society( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of Asian history
Alternative Names
Ainslie Embree Amerikaans historicus

Ainslie Embree US-amerikanischer Indologe und Historiker

Ainslie Thomas Embree

Embree, A. T. 1921-

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Languages
English (239)

German (41)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Arabic (1)

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The Hindu traditionThe last empire : photography in British India, 1855-1911Sources of Indian traditionAsia in western and world history : a guide for teachingUtopias in conflict : religion and nationalism in modern IndiaAlberuni's India