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Shirin is the academic journal published by
the Society of Historical Research (SHR), and its broad focus covers a number
of sub-disciplines of history, geography, and archaeology. The journal is issued
in alternate months, and every issue consists of 160 pages on average. The contents
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Vol.101 No.1 January 2018
‘Fellow Servants of the Muses’ in the Later Roman Empire: Litterati and Empire
The Chief Causes of the Appearance of the Collective Commentaries: The Transmission of Teachings and Publishing Culture
The Logic of Enslavement in Seventeenth-Century West Africa: An Analysis of Aḥmad Bābā’s Mi‘rāj
The Russian ʻUlamāʼ and Their Islamic Educational Network Before the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Tomioka Tessai’s and National History: Expressing the Spirit of Confucian Morality (Meikyō) through Art
Archaeological Investigations by Viscount Abe Masakoto and Prince Nijō Motohiro in the Meiji period of Japan
The Establishment of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility and Its Role in Shaping Arguments in the 1980s
Cluster Evolution and Proximity Dynamics, From a Learning and Network Perspective
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