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Sikhs: Legacy of the Punjab. By Paul Michael Taylor and Robert Pontsioen

Sikhs: Legacy of the Punjab Order Form

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Undisovered Art from the Korean War: Explorations in the Collection of Chester and Wanda Chang. By Paul Michael Taylor, Trevor Merrion, Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, and Robert Pontsioen

Undiscovered Art from the Korean War Order Form

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Magtymguly: Poems from Turkmenistan. Edited by Paul Michael Taylor

Magtymguly: Poems from Turkmenistan Order Form

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Turkmenistan: Arts from the Land of Magtymguly.  By Paul Michael Taylor, Trevor L. Merrion, Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, William Bradford Smith.

Turkmenistan: Arts from the Land of Magtymguly Order Form

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Turkmenistan: Ancient Arts Today.  By Paul Michael Taylor, Trevor L. Merrion, Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, William Bradford Smith.

Turkmenistan Ancient Arts Today Order Form

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The above books about the cultural history of Turkmenistan are the result of the Asian Cultural History Program's museum collaborations in that country carried out with the help and assistance of the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan.

For more information about the museums of Turkmenistan, visit the Turkmenistan Ministry of Culture's website at: www.museum.gov.tm (Note: the Smithsonian is not responsible for the contents of external websites.)

 

Symbols of Identity: Korean Ceramics from the Collection of Chester and Wanda Chang.  By Christopher Lotis and Michel Lee.

Symbols of Identity Order Form

 

Past and Future Heritage in the Pipelines Corridor: Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey.  By Paul Michael Taylor, Christopher R. Polglase, 
Najaf Museyibli, 
Jared M. Koller and 
Troy A. Johnson.

Past and Future Heritage in the Pipelines Corridor Order Form

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(English-Azerbaijani version)

 

Past and Future Heritage in the Pipelines Corridor: Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey.  By Paul Michael Taylor, Christopher R. Polglase, 
Najaf Museyibli, 
Jared M. Koller and 
Troy A. Johnson.

Past and Future Heritage in the Pipelines Corridor Order Form

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(English-Georgian version)

 

Gods of Taiwan: A Collector's Account.  By Neal Donnelly.

Gods of Taiwan Order Form

 

Flagship of a Fleet: A Korea Gallery Guide.  By Paul Michael Taylor and Christopher Lotis.

Flagship of a Fleet Order Form

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Treasures of Two Nations: Thai Royal Gifts to the United States of America.  By Lisa McQuail.

Both hard cover and soft cover editions are out of print.

 

An Ethnography of the Hermit Kingdom: The J.B. Bernadou Collection, 1884-1885.  By Chang-su Cho Houchins.

An Ethnography of the Hermit Kingdom Order Form

 

Sikh Heritage at the Smithsonian.  By Paul Michael Taylor.

Download from the Journal of Punjab Studies

 

Ternate: The Residency and its Sultanate. By F.S.A. de Clercq.  Introduction and Translation by Paul Michael Taylor.

Download from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries website

 

The Folk Biology of the Tobelo People: A Study in Folk Classification.  By Paul Michael Taylor.

Print copies no longer available
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Fragile Traditions: Indonesian Art in Jeopardy.  Edited by Paul Michael Taylor.

Preview this publication at Google Books

 

AGT - Ancient Heritage in the BTC-SCP Pipeline Corridor: Azerbaijan - Georgia - Turkey.  By Paul Michael Taylor, Christopher R. Polglase, Najaf Museyibli, Jared M. Koller and Troy A. Johnson.

Visit the AGT Website

 

By Aeroplane to Pygmyland: Revisiting the 1926 Dutch and American Expedition to New Guinea.  By Paul Michael Taylor.

Visit the By Aeroplane to Pygmyland Website

Includes interprative essays by Paul Michael Taylor:


Download PDF version of essay


Download PDF version of essay


Download PDF version of essay

 

Discover Kazakhstan: The Expeditions of Chokan Valikhanov.  A Research Project of the Smithsonian's Office of Policy and Analysis and the Asian Cultural History Program.

Visit the Valikhanov Website

 

The Pichs Collection: Exploring Cuba's History Through Postage Stamps.  By Paul Michael Taylor and Rafael Pe�alver

Visit the Pichs Collection Website
This online exibition examines Cuba's Postal History and Aviation History

 

Sing Me a Rainbow: An Artistic Medley from Trinidad and Tobago.  Presented by the Meridian International Center and the Asian Cultural History Program.

Visit the Sing Me a Rainbow Website
Please Note: Users will need updated QuickTime software

 

Written in Stone: Inscriptions from the National Museum of Saudi Arabia.  Presented by the National Museum of Saudi Arabia and the Asian Cultural History Program.

Visit the Written in Stone Website

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