Asiatic Peoples

Asiatic peoples include Oriental peoples, South Asian peoples, Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples, Middle Eastern peoples, and Central Asian peoples.


Middle Eastern peoples

These include Egypt, Turkey, Persian peoples, Mesopotamian peoples, Arabian peoples, North African, and Levantine peoples.

South Asian peoples

These include peoples of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

Central Asian peoples

These include people of Uzbekistan.

Oriental peoples

These includes people of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

These include peoples of Mainland Southeast Asia, the Southeast Asian Islands, and Australian Aborigines.


History including prehistory; antiquity; classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval and late medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future can be used to examine Middle Eastern peoples, South Asian peoples, Central Asian peoples, Oriental peoples, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples.

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Other sociology

Other elements of sociology can be used to examine Middle Eastern, South Asian, Central Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples. Other peoples of the world including Western Civilization, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be used. Communities and social mechanics can also be applied.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be used to examine Middle Eastern peoples including Egyptian, Turkish, Persian, Mesopotamian, Levantine, Arabian, and North African peoples; South Asian peoples including those of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal; Central Asian including Inner Asian peoples; Oriental peoples including those of China, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea; and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian mainland, Southeast Asian island, and aboriginal Australian peoples.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine Middle Eastern, South Asian, Central Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples.

Behavioral culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be used to examine South Asian and Oriental peoples.

Cultural events

Cultural events such as holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, and gatherings can be connected.

Holidays can be connected. Disasters can be connected. Expeditions can be connected. Awards can be connected. Gatherings can be connected.

Recreation and entertainment

Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theatre, dance, and music can be connected.

Sports can be connected. Games can be connected. Theatre can be connected. Dance can be connected. Music can be connected.


Occupations such as service occupations, industrial occupations, communications occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected.

Service occupations can be connected. Industrial occupations can be connected. Communications occupations can be connected. Transportation occupations can be connected. Building occupations can be connected. Food-related occupations can be connected.


Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Institutional customs can be connected. Social interaction customs can be connected. Clothing and dress customs can be connected. Living and dwelling customs can be connected. Vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture


Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, metaphysics, aesthetics, ethics, epistemology, and logic can be connected.

Philosophical schools and doctrines can be connected. Special topics can be connected. Metaphysics can be connected. Aesthetics can be connected. Ethics can be connected. Epistemology can be connected. Logic can be connected.

Applied science

Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected.

Applied social science can be connected. Medical science can be connected. Information science can be connected. Accounting can be connected. Navigation can be connected. Engineering science can be connected. Measurement can be connected.


Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, analsysis, geometry, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected.

Mathematical rigorization can be connected. Statistics can be connected. Analysis can be connected. Geometry can be connected. Algebra can be connected. Arithmetic can be connected.

Literature including oral tradition can be connected. Particular works can be connected. Literary types and genres can be connected. Literary forms can be connected.

Graphic arts including photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected. Animation can be connected.

Language including languages of the world, writing, and linguistics can be connected.

Material culture

Miscellaneous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communications technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected. Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected. Clothing and dress including garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected. Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components, furnishings, and materials can be connected. Industrial technology including advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.


Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthroplogy, demography, and social foundations can be used to examine Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography

Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. European geography including Balkan geography, Eastern European geography, Central European geography, Italian geography, Northwest European geography, Iberian geography, Scandinavian geography, and Island European geography can be connected. African geography including North African geography, West African geography, North Central African geography, South Central African geography, East African geography, and South African geography is weakly connected. North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography can be connected. South American geography including Amazon geography, Andean geography, and Argentine geography can be connected. Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be connected.

Human ecology

Human effects on the environment can be connected. Relations with other life can be connected. Environmental effects on people can be connected.

Physical anthropology

Human origins can be connected. Racial variation can be connected. Human dispersion can be connected.


Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. Migration can be connected. Mortality and morbidity can be connected. Birth and fertility can be connected.

Social foundations

Social group behavior can be connected. Social group types can be connected. Social control can be connected. Social interaction can be connected. Social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be used to examine South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples.


Biography can be connected.

  • Buddha (c 563 BC - c 483 BC)
  • Confucius (c 551 BC - c 479 BC)
  • Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
  • Jesus (c 1 BC - c 33 CE)
  • Paul (c 5 EC - c 67 CE)
  • Ts'ai Lun (c 50 CE - c 121 CE)
  • Mohammed (c 570 CE - c 632 CE)
  • Obama, Barak (1961 - living)
  • Columbus (1451 CE - 1506 CE)
  • Gutenberg (1398 CE - c. 1468 CE)
  • Darwin, Charles (1809-1882 CE)
  • Euclid (lived c. 300 BC)
  • Galileo (1564 CE - 1642 CE)
  • Moses (lived c. 17th-14th century BC)
  • Shih Huang Ti (259 BC- 210 BC)
  • Augustus Caesar (62 BC - 14 CE)
  • Copernicus, Nicholas (1473 CE -1543 CE)
  • Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent (1743 CE - 1794 CE)
  • Constantine (272 CE - 337 CE)
  • Watt, James (1736 CE - 1819 CE)
  • Faraday, Michael (1791 CE - 1867 CE)
  • Maxwell, James Clerk (1831 CE -1879 CE)
  • Luther, Martin (1483 CE -1546 CE)
  • Washington, George (1732 CE - 1799 CE)
  • Marx, Karl (1818 CE -1883 CE)
  • Genghis Khan (c 1162 CE -1227 CE)
  • Smith, Adam (1723 CE -1790 CE)
  • Shakespeare, William (1564 CE -1616 CE )


Social psychology can be connected. Personality can be connected. Mental disorders can be connected. Developmental psychology can be connected. Behavior patterns can be connected. Mind can be connected. Behavioral elements can be connected.

Human body

Human form and appearance can be connected. Human disease can be connected. Life cycle can be connected. Body functions can be connected. Body systems can be connected.


Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be used to examine South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples.


Biohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic life can be connected. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology camn be connected. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be connected. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be connected. Cell biology including types, behavior, and structure can be connected. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be connected.

Earth science

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be connected. Physical geography including mapping, Oceanic geography, and Terrestrial geography can be connected. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be connected. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be connected. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be connected.


Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography can be connected. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected. Local astronomy including the Sun, planetary systems, minor bodies, and the interplanetary medium can be connected.


Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be connected. Chemical change including nuclear reactions, chemical reactions, and physical changes can be connected. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be connected.


Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.

The structure of matter including exotic matter, common bulk matter, molecular physics, atomic physics, and subatomic physics can be connected. Quantum physics can be connected. Relativity including general relativity and special relativity can be connected. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected.

Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics, and general mechanics can be connected. Rigid body mechanics including dynamic systems, static systems, rotational dynamics, and rigid body description and motion can be connected. Particle mechanics including particle systems, energetics, kinetics, kinematics, and particle description can be connected.

Created 26 Feb 2013 Last updated 13 Sep 2016