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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.
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.
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.
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.
Edited by George L. van Driem
The subseries Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region edited by George van Driem, forming part of Brill's Tibetan Studies Library, features comprehensive grammars, documentation, and dictionaries of languages from the Himalayas and surrounding tracts. Essential information on hitherto ...
Sources on the Alans now for the first time gives an exhaustive overview of all reports on the Alans written in Greek, Latin, Medieval Latin, Byzantine, Arabic, Armenian, Catalan, Georgian, Hebrew, Iranian, Mongol, Russian, Syriac and Chinese languages. From ancient up to medieval times. With an ...
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