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Edited by David Sneath, Caroline Humphrey, Uradyn E. Bulag
The Inner Asia book series is published in association with the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit (MIASU), Cambridge. MIASU was founded in 1986 as a group within the Department of Social Anthropology to promote research and teaching relating to Mongolia and Inner Asia on an interdisciplinary ...
Global Oriental’s ‘Writings of’ series brings together the principal writings of leading scholars in the field of East Asian and Inner Asian Studies, thematically grouped when relevant. Each volume is enhanced by an in-depth introduction by the author which combines memoir and academic context ...
Edited by Ann Heirman and Stephan Peter Bumbacher
This book unravels some of the complex factors that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India, such as Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, or Korea.
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.
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.
Edited by Nicola Di Cosmo
This is the first comprehensive, scholarly work on the military history of Inner and Central Asian peoples, including Türks, Uighurs, Mongols and Manchus, over a long period. Based on original documentary sources, this is the only scholarly work specifically devoted to Inner Asian military history.
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