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M. Hassan Kakar
Afghanistan emerged as a nation-state after Amir ‘Abd al-Rahman Khan consolidated the central authority in its most formative period of its history in the late nineteenth century. All this at a time when the two expanding Russian and British empires were approaching Afghanistan in what is known ...
This dictionary, indispensable for those interested in the Crimea, Ukraine, as well as Eurasian nomadism, is the result of year-long painstaking research into the etymology of Crimean pre-Russian habitation names, shedding light on the Turkic, Greek, Caucasian and other place-names in a ...
Edited by Juliette van Krieken-Pieters
This volume adopts a multidisciplinary approach with contributions from archaeologists, linguists, an architect and lawyers to the many challenges This comprehensive volume on Afghanistan's cultural heritage with contributions from archaeologists, linguist and lawyers, dealing with the many ...
Compiled by Heather Bleaney and María Ángeles Gallego, with a foreword by Willem Vogelsang
This up-to-date, comprehensive, thematically indexed bibliography devoted to Afghanistan now and yesterday will help readers to efficiently find their way in the massive secondary literature available.
Surab Sardshweladse und Heinz Fähnrich, unter Mitwirkung von Irine Melikishvili und Sopio Sardshweladse
This dictionary of old-Georgian by Professors Fähnrich and Sardshweladse (†) fills a long-felt hiatus and opens up for the first time the lexicon of its first seven centuries, viz. the 4th to the 11th centuries. A.D. Ample evidence from the Georgian texts themselves, German language explanations.
Qurbān-ʿAlī Khālidī, Edited by Allen J. Frank and Mirkasyim A. Usmanov
Essential reference for all those interested in the Islamic history of Central Asia under Russian and Chinese rule (1770 - 1912). Based on a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912.
John R. Perry
A comprehensive grammar of the Persian of Central Asia during the Soviet and post-Soviet periods providing copious sentence examples in both Cyrillic and Perso-Arabic scripts. The verbal system is fully explained, and three indexes facilitate reference.
Edited by Ronald M. Davidson and Christian K. Wedemeyer
The papers provide access for the first time to Tibetan documents and practices from the period of the tenth to fifteenth century.
Étienne de la Vaissière. Translated by James Ward
The Sogdian were the main traders of Central Asia from the fifth to the eighth century. Their diaspora is attested in India, China, Iran, the Turkish Steppe, but also Byzantium. This is the first attempt to describe their trade.
Sergei Starostin, Anna Dybo, Oleg Mudrak. With assistance of Ilya Gruntov and Vladimir Glumov
The most comprehensive, systematic treatment of the etymology of the more than fifty languages classified as Altaic.
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