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Rumiko Shinzato, Georgia Institute of Technology and Leon A. Serafim.
In Synchrony and Diachrony of Okinawan and Premodern Japanese Kakari Musubi, Rumiko Shinzato and Leon A. Serafim offer reconstructions, comparative-functional analyses, and evaluations of grammaticalization-based hypotheses on kakari musubi's origin, development, and demise.
Tatiana Safonova and István Sántha, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
This anthropological monograph contains the results of recent fieldwork conducted among the Evenki people in East Siberia, Russian Federation. It is an ethnography of a Siberian people that will be welcomed by professional social anthropologists as well as by specialists in Russian and Siberian ...
Edited by Caroline Humphrey and David Sneath
This volume explores the question of pastoral economies that have evolved under Russian, Mongolian and Chinese governance, their current trajectories and differing impact on the steppe environment.
Edited by Andrew David Jackson, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Key Papers on Korea is a commemorative collection of seventeen papers celebrating 25 years of the Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London that have been written by senior academics and emerging scholars.
David A. Hall, Montgomery College
In The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten, David A. Hall provides an in-depth exploration of the Buddhist cult of the warrior goddess Mārīcī, its evolution, and its efficacy and psychological impact on the Japanese warrior.
Irina Y. Morozova
Using original research based on previously inaccessible material from the Comintern archives, the author addresses the issues of current concern in the rewriting of the twentieth-century history of Mongolia. It provides new interpretations of the activity of the Comintern (the Third Communist ...
Originally a Russian fort, later a trading town, Ulan-Ude subsequently became a typical Soviet provincial city. Zhimbiev explains the differences between Tsarist and Soviet planning practices and how the trading town was transformed into a departmental city as the power of the city authorities ...
Edited by Sampildondov Chuluun, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, and Uradyn E. Bulag, University of Cambridge
The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906) is a facsmile collection comprising over 900 original archival documents from Mongolia relating to the Thirteenth Dalai Lama’s exile in Mongolia in the aftermath of the British invasion of Tibet in 1904.
The specific linguistic position of Monguor is the outcome of the development of Monguor society. Monguors became farmers, were settled as border-guards of the Chinese Empire, played an important part in spreading Tibetan Lamaism. Semantically, Monguor vocabulary reflects this. This work is ...
The book proposes a new approach to the reconstruction of the Tibetan linguistic history. Based on all available dialectal data, Literary and Old Tibetan forms, gives the main lines according to which Old Tibetan changed to the present spoken varieties.
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