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Rumiko Shinzato, Georgia Institute of Technology and Leon A. Serafim.
In Synchrony and Diachrony of Okinawan and Premodern Japanese Kakari Musubi, Rumiko Shinzato and Leon A. Serafim offer reconstructions, comparative-functional analyses, and evaluations of grammaticalization-based hypotheses on kakari musubi's origin, development, and demise.
Mee-Jeong Park, University of Hawai'i
This book sets out to rationalize the meaning of Korean intonation, especially the boundary tones, illustrating a three-way relationship i.e., a specific meaning delivered by a certain type of boundary tone and a certain type of morphological marker in natural conversation data.
Wu Yingzhe and Juha Janhunen
Alexander Vovin, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Together with Part 1 of the same grammar (Sources, Script and Phonology, Lexicon and Nominals), this two-volume set represents the most detailed and exhaustive description ever done of any language, including Japanese of the Old Japanese language of the Yamato region during the Asuka Nara period.
Compiled & Edited by Hugh Cortazzi
This is the eighth and largest volume in the series Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits published on behalf of The Japan Society, London. It contains essays from forty contributors relating to fifty-two portraits of personalities who have been influential in political, official and ...
James Boyd, Murdoch University, Western Australia
This is the first in-depth examination of Japanese-Mongolian relations from the 19th to the mid-20th century. The study repositions Mongolia in Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese relations.
John R. Bentley, Northern Illinois University
Sakishima comprises a group of islands situated between Okinawa and Taiwan, forming a culturally important bridge between Japan and Taiwan. Studies of the languages of the Ryukyuan islands are valuable for an accurate understanding of the linguistic history of Japan as a whole.
Compiled & Edited by Hugh Cortazzi
This volume of leading figures in the history of Anglo-Japanese relations offers a classic menu of personalities, themes and events. Subects treated include horse breeding and horse-racing, the Japanese influence on British architects, the beginnings of golf in Japan and Japanese gardeners in ...
Tatiana Safonova and István Sántha, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
This anthropological monograph contains the results of recent fieldwork conducted among the Evenki people in East Siberia, Russian Federation. It is an ethnography of a Siberian people that will be welcomed by professional social anthropologists as well as by specialists in Russian and Siberian ...
Torbjörn Lodén University of Stockholm
This book provides an outline and an appraisal of Confucianism as a system of ideas and beliefs that evolved during the past 3 millennia and continue to do so. Its roots are traced back to pre-Confucian times, followed by a detaled examination of some 40 Confucian thinkers. It also describes the ...
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