The Folk-tales of Burma

An Introduction

Gerry Abbott and Khin Thant Han

Status: 
€178,00
$237.00
ISBN13: 
9789004118126
Publication Date: 
May 2000
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 394 pp. 23 illus.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
0169-9571
Volume: 
11

Edited by James A. Anderson, University of North Carolina and John K. Whitmore

Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218901
Expected: 
November 2014

Justin Watkins, SOAS, University of London

Compiled from a digitised corpus of printed texts from the Wa-speaking areas on both sides of the the Burma-China border, The Dictionary of Wa translates some 12,000 headwords from the northern Mon-Khmer language Wa into Burmese, Chinese and English.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255777
Publication date: 
November 2013

U.B. Samely and R.H. Barnes. With the assistance of A. Sio Amuntoda and M. Suda Apelabi

A Dictionary of the Kedang Language presents the first extensive published record of an Austronesian language on the remote Eastern Indonesian island of Lembata, a region on the boundary between Austronesian and Papuan languages.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255326
Publication date: 
June 2013

Edited by Peter Post (General Editor), William H. Frederick, Iris Heidebrink and Shigeru Sato. Co-edited by William Bradley Horton and Didi Kwartanada.

Written by an international team of researchers the Encyclopedia of Indonesia in the Pacific War presents a well-balanced view on the political, socio-economic and cultural developments in Indonesia in and around the complex period of Second World War. Choice’s Outstanding Academic...
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168664
Publication date: 
December 2009

Edited by François Robinne and Mandy Sadan

Drawing on long term fieldwork and research in communities from Assam through to Laos, this book offers a unique level of reappraisal of the work of Edmund Leach and is a significant contribution to the development of a new regional anthropology of Southeast Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160347
Publication date: 
June 2007
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Book and CD-ROM
ISBN: 
9789004154148
Publication date: 
September 2006

Michael W. Charney

This study offers a comprehensive look at warfare -- its meaning, culture, technology, tactics, and organization -- in an area of the world previously neglected by military historians.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142404
Publication date: 
October 2004

Jacques Dumarçay. Translated by Barbara Silverstone and Raphaëlle Dedourge

Carefully following their historical development, this volume describes the various construction techniques in southern Asia; carpentry layout, the setting of bricks, stone-cutting and stereotomy, as well as binders and plasterwork.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004141261
Publication date: 
November 2004

Hiram Woodward

The first ever comprehensive survey work on the art and architecture of Thailand from the earliest times until the establishment of the Thai-speaking kingdoms. A systematic and elucidating history of pre-fourteenth-century Thailand in a volume indispensable to historians of art, religion,...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144408
Publication date: 
February 2005

Michel Jacq-Hergoualc'h. Translated by Victoria Hobson

This book attempts to give an accurate history of the Malay peninsula from the first centuries of the Chrisitan era to the 14th century, a story of city states and chiefdoms directly connected with the commercial relationship of the maritime Silk Road.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119734
Publication date: 
December 2001

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