The Folk-tales of Burma

An Introduction

Gerry Abbott and Khin Thant Han

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

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

Jacques Dumarçay and Pascal Royère, translated and edited by Michael Smithies

The first part of this study covers the technical, economic and site constraints of the famous ancient Khmer monuments, as well as the architectural concepts and decoration of the structures. The second part considers the buildings proper. It then considers in turn the important shrines of Pre...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004113466
Publication date: 
April 2001

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