|Drompp, Michael, Prof.
Affiliation: Rhodes College, Dept. of History
Work Address: 2000 North Parkway \ Memphis, TN 38112-1690 \ USA
Work Tel.: (901)843-3655
Academic Degree: Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, Dept. of Uralic and Altaic Studies, 1986
Interests: Discipline(s): Turkic Studies; Region(s): Eastern Turkistan/Xinjiang, Mongolia; Specialty: Turks (T'u-cheh), Uyghurs, Kirghizes, Qarluqs; early Turkic empires of Asia, interactions with China
Courses & Syllabi
HIST 282.1 Late Imperial China
HIST 285.1 Nomads of Inner Asia
HIST 388.1 Modern Japan
Areas of Expertise
East Asian History
China and Japan
Inner Asian History
"Breaking the Orkhon tradition: Kirghiz Adherence to the Yenisei Region after 840 A.D.", accepted for publication in Journal of the American Oriental Society(forthcoming).
"A Note on Interpreters of Turkic Languages in Late T'ang China,"in Geza Bethlenfalvy, Agnes Birtalan, Alice Sarkozi, and Judit Vinkovics, eds., Altaic Religious Beliefs and Practices: Proceedings of the 33rd Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference, Budapest, June 24-29, 1990(Budapest: Research Group for Altaistic Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Department of Inner Asiatic Studies, Eotvos Lorand University, 1992), pp. 103-109.
"Supernumerary Sovereigns: Superfluity and Mutability in the Elite Power Structure of the Early Turks (Tu-jue)," in Gary Seaman, ed., Rulers from the Steppe: State Formation on the Eurasian Periphersy (Los Angeles: Ethnographics Monograph Series, No. 2, Ethnographics Press, University of Southern California, 1990), pp. 92-115.
"The T’ang Debate on the Settlement of the Türks" (presented at the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999)
"Steppe Empires and ‘Cycles’ of Nomadic Power: The Early Turkic Evidence" (presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference, Provo, Utah, 1997)
"Hsieh-li Qaghan and the Collapse of the First Türk Empire" (presented at the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Miami, Florida, 1997)
"Türks and Völsungs" (presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference, Szeged, Hungary, 1996)
"Tong dian and Old Turkic Titulature" (presented at the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996)
"The Mythology of the Early Türks (T’u-chüeh) and Its Indo-European Analogues" (presented at the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1995)
"Central Asian Historiography," in D.R. Woolf,ed., A Global Encyclopedia of Historic Writing (New York, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1998), vol. 1, pp. 150-151.
Annotated bibliographic entries for T’ang China, in Mary Beth Norton, et al., ed., The American Historical Association’s Guide to Historical Literature, 3rd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), vol. 1, p. 291, 300-301.
Annotated bibliographic entries for medieval peoples of Inner Asia, in Mary Beth Norton, et al., eds., The American Historical Association’s Guide to Historical Literature, 3rd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), vol. 1, pp. 291, 300-301.