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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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Translated with a Historical and Philological Commentary by Igor de Rachewiltz. Second impression with corrections.
The 13th century Secret History of the Mongols, covering the great Činggis Qan’s (?1162-1227) ancestry and life, a literary monument of first magnitude. Introduction, full translation and commentary. The Secret History of the Mongols has been selected by Choice as Outstanding Academic Title (2005).
Gerard Jacobus Tolsma
This book is the first description of Kulung, a complex-pronominalising Kiranti (Tibeto-Burman) language spoken in eastern Nepal. This grammar of Kulung is an exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, and linguistic theory.
Jean Robert Opgenort
This is the first description of the complex-pronominalising (endangered) language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal. The book also contains a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages. An exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language ...
Jean Robert Opgenort
An exhaustive reference work for Wambule/Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, linguistic theory and Wambule society and culture, and as such indispensable for any linguistic and anthropological library.
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