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The History of Chinese Coinage

Quite rightly, China prides itself of its long history, impressively evidenced by the Chinese monetary tradition that took a different route than our western one. In three parts Ursula Kampmann describes this intriguing development. more ]

Indian Ocean Trade and Exchange – An exhibition of the British Museum

The exhibition, ‘Connecting continents: Indian Ocean trade and exchange’, tells the story of how this vast oceanic space has connected people and cultures from Asia, East Africa, the Middle East and beyond. more ]

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