Himalayan Languages and Linguistics

Studies in Phonology, Semantics, Morphology and Syntax

Edited by Mark Turin and Bettina Zeisler

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€114,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004194489
E-ISBN: 
9789004216532
Publication Date: 
April 2011
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 322 pp.
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Agnieszka Helman-Ważny, University of Arizona/University of Hamburg

Agnieszka Helman-Ważny's Archaeology of Tibetan Books provides a comprehensive guide to the making of Tibetan books. Concerned with the relation of papers, inks, and layout to questions of provenance and dating, this work is a must-have companion to any textual analysis.
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Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004275041
Publication date: 
July 2014

Erberto Lo Bue, Bologna University and John Bray

Art and Architecture in Ladakh presents the latest research on Ladakh’s varied cultural inheritance. Edited by Erberto Lo Bue and John Bray, the topics of the collection’s 17 papers range from prehistoric art to Buddhist murals and contemporary architectural conservation.
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271784
Publication date: 
May 2014

Heidi Swank, University of Nevada

In Rewriting Shangri-La, Heidi Swank examines the differing histories of migration and exile through the lens of everyday literacies.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263895
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Yangdon Dhondup, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, Ulrich Pagel School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and Geoffrey Samuel, Cardiff University

This volume brings together recent research findings that highlight the multi-ethnic and multi-religious composition of Rebkong, a frontier region located at the Sino-Tibetan border.
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255692
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Kurt Tropper,University of Vienna and Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, University of Lausanne / École Pratique des Hautes Études Paris

The articles brought together in this volume not only deal with Tibetan inscriptions on such diverse writing supports as paper, temple walls, rocks and tsha tshas, they also span a wide range in respect to the contents of the historical and religious epigraphs discussed.
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250697
Publication date: 
June 2013

Edited by Katia Buffetrille, École pratique des Hautes Études

Through ten contributions written by specialists, Revisiting Rituals in a Changing Tibetan World examines the changes rituals have undergone in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia in the wake of political and socio-cultural upheavals.
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Volume: 
31
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232174
Publication date: 
August 2012

Stefan Larsson, University of California, Berkeley

Best known today as the author of the Life of Milarepa, Tsangnyön Heruka (1452–1507) was one of the most influential mad yogins of Tibet. Stefan Larsson’s Crazy for Wisdom, describes Tsangnyön Heruka's life, based on narratives by his disciples, and examines an...
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30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203938
Publication date: 
September 2012

Carl S. Yamamoto, Towson University

This book examines the life of Lama Zhang, key figure in the "Tibetan renaissance"—a tantric master and literary innovator who forged a new model of rulership and community that would set the standard for later religious rulers of Lhasa.
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212404
Publication date: 
May 2012

Edited by Christoph Cüppers, Lumbini International Research Institute, Nepal, Leonard van der Kuijp, Harvard University, Ulrich Pagel, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. With a Chinese Introduction by Dobis Tsering Gyal

The Handbook of Iconometry (ca. 1687) reproduces, in facsimile, a lavishly illustrated treatise describing the iconometic principles and measurements at the heart of the 17th-century art of Tibet. It includes over 150 drawings of buddhas, bodhisattvas and divinities, 70 script types and 14 stupa...
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Volume: 
28
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180147
Publication date: 
June 2012

Barbara Gerke

How do Tibetans in India's Darjeeling Hills understand the life-span and various life-forces that influence longevity? This book analyses ethnographic and textual material demonstrating how Tibetans utilise temporal frameworks in medical, astrological, divinatory, and ritual contexts to...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217034
Publication date: 
December 2011

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