Whither West Asia? Exploring North-South perspectives on Eurasia

Marsden, Magnus and Mostowlansky, Till (2019) Whither West Asia? Exploring North-South perspectives on Eurasia. Journal of Eurasian Studies. ISSN 1879-3665

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Abstract

The introduction to the Special Issue explores the relevance of the concept of West Asia for understanding connections between East Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East. It seeks to go beyond the tendency in much scholarly work concerning regional connectivity in Asia to fixate on various permutations of the “Silk Road” or East-West ties more generally. We bring attention, rather, to the simultaneous significance of dense North-South connections that enable the interpenetration of varying parts of Asia and argue that West Asia is analytically helpful in bringing analytical definition to such ties.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Anthropology
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Asia
Depositing User: Magnus Marsden
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2018 09:35
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2019 15:22
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/79313

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