A Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 vols.)

Anton Lustig

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€291,00
$352.00
ISBN13: 
9789004184893
E-ISBN: 
9789004190160
Publication Date: 
September 2010
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Hardback
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Vol. 1: xxvi, 1076 pp.; Vol. 2: xii, 562 pp.
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Edited by Toni Huber and Stuart Blackburn

Origins and migration are core elements in the histories, identities and stories of Tibeto-Burman-speaking populations in the extended eastern Himalayas. These essays explore theories of explaining origins and migration, methods for studying them and expressions of them in local cultures.
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16/4
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ISBN: 
9789004226913
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9789004228368
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February 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Stuart Blackburn

A shaman chants to make the sun rise in the Apatani valley, high in the eastern Himalayas. A comparative analysis of this oral text, its ritual context and performer reveal the core ideas of local society, including fertility and cohesion.
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16/3
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ISBN: 
9789004175785
E-ISBN: 
9789047429227
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March 2010
€83,00
$100.00

Stuart Blackburn

Apatani oral tradition, in the eastern Himalayas, illustrates key cultural ideas, social practices and identity construction. A comparative analysis of Apatani stories reveals parallels across the extended eastern Himalayas, from Arunachal Pradesh to upland Southeast Asia and southwest China.
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16/2
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ISBN: 
9789004171336
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9789047424642
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October 2008
€52,80
$63.60
€88,00
$106.00

Michael Aram Tarr and Stuart Blackburn

Here is the first visual history of Arunachal Pradesh, a state in northeast India bordering on Tibet/China, Burma and Bhutan. Based on ample archival and field research, it illustrates a century and a half of cultural change in this culturally diverse and little-known region of the Himalayas.
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16/1
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165229
E-ISBN: 
9789047432913
Publication date: 
April 2008
€56,40
$67.20
€94,00
$112.00

Marielle Prins, independent scholar

In A Grammar of rGyalrong Marielle Prins describes the phonology, morphology and syntax of the Jiǎomùzú dialects, a variety of the under-researched and threatened rGyalrongic languages of West Sichuan in China.
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16
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324565
E-ISBN: 
9789004325630
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November 2016
€197,00
$236.00

Jiāng Lì, Shandong University

In A Grammar of Guìqióng, Jiāng Lì describes the phonology, verbal and nominal morphology, and syntax of the hitherto undocumented Tibeto-Burman language.
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15
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292093
E-ISBN: 
9789004293045
Publication date: 
May 2015
€167,00
$213.00

Rinzin Thargyal. Edited by Toni Huber

This book presents the first comprehensive anthropological account of premodern Tibetan pastoral economy and social organization in the Kham region of eastern Tibet, and convincingly readdresses anthropological debates and political claims about feudalism or serfdom in Tibetan societies.
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15
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158139
E-ISBN: 
9789047421689
Publication date: 
August 2007
€56,40
$67.20
€94,00
$112.00

Picus Sizhi Ding, University of Hong Kong

In A Grammar of Prinmi Picus Ding provides the first in-depth description of a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by the Pǔmǐ Nationality and the Zàng Nationality in southwest China. Prinmi is closely related to the extinct language of Tangut.
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14
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277823
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9789004279773
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June 2014
€153,00
$184.00

Edited by Matthew T. Kapstein and Brandon Dotson

Early medieval Tibet remains one of the most challenging fields in Tibetan Studies overall, wherein numerous mysteries remain. The six contributions comprising the present collection shed light on major topics in history, literature and religion.
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14
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160644
E-ISBN: 
9789047421191
Publication date: 
July 2007
€72,60
$87.00
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Nathan W. Hill, SOAS, London

While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
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13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232020
E-ISBN: 
9789004233454
Publication date: 
June 2012
€183,00
$221.00

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