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Jesse S. Palsetia
Filling the obvious lacunae in the literature on British colonialism, Indian society and history, and, last but not least, Zoroastrianism, this book broadens our knowledge of the interaction of colonialism and colonial groups, and elucidates the significant role of the Parsis in the commercial, ...
Edited by Marijke J. Klokke & Karel R. van Kooij
Professor J. G. de Casparis has lectured and published widely both at the School of African and Oriental Studies in London and at the Departments of South and Southeast Asian Studies in Leiden. Inspired by his lifelong devotion to this field, his former colleagues and students present the fruits ...
This volume deals with the identification of the various genres of Caṅkam poetry with literary types from the Sanskrit Kāvya tradition. Counterparts have been found exclusively among Prākrit and Apabhraṁśa texts, which indicate that in Caṅkam poetry Tamil has been specifically assigned the role ...
George van Driem
This handbook is a survey of Himalayan languages and language communities, providing hitherto unpublished data on several languages and outlining ethnolinguistically relevant historical and prehistorical developments. Grammatical features of Himalayan languages are discussed, and detailed ...
Volume I: The Pantheon of the Mantramahodadhi; Volume II: The Pantheons of the Prapañcasāra and the Śāradātilaka. With illustrations.
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