Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 4 Grammar of Kulung

Gerard Jacobus Tolsma

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€126,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004153301
Publication Date: 
May 2006
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xvi, 288 pp.
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Michael L. Walter

This book analyzes the religious-political culture of the Tibetan Empire (c. 620-842) and the establishment of Buddhism, based on early sources. It shows how relationships formed in the Imperial period underlie many of the unique characteristics of traditional Tibetan Buddhism.
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22
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175846
E-ISBN: 
9789047429289
Publication date: 
June 2009
€162,00
$196.00

Edited by Fernanda Pirie and Toni Huber

Assessing the legacies of revolution, social upheaval and reform among minorities in communist Asia, the case studies in this volume analyse the experience of conflict and social disruption, while providing an original comparative perspective on Tibet and Inner Asia.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158177
E-ISBN: 
9789047442592
Publication date: 
July 2008
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Picus Sizhi Ding, Australian National University, and Jamin Pelkey, Ryerson University, Toronto

Sociohistorical Linguistics in Southeast Asia provides new analyses of regional Tibeto-Burman languages and sub-branches to demonstrate ways in which diachronic, social and geographic aspects of language variation and language endangerment are necessary for more adequate descriptions of language...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004349834
Expected: 
June 2017
€103,00
$119.00

Edited by Martijn van Beek and Fernanda Pirie

Arguing for the need to situate Ladakh in a South Asian context, albeit not neglecting its ties with Tibet, this volume brings together empirical studies from the region to analyse the change and continuity resulting from colonialism, independence and modernisation.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167131
E-ISBN: 
9789047443346
Publication date: 
July 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Mark W. Post, with contributing assistance from Dugbang Lipir and Yankee Modi

Tangam is a critically endangered Trans-Himalayan language spoken by 150 hilltribespeople in the Far Eastern Himalaya. This work presents a cultural, historical and grammatical introduction to the Tangam language, a trilingual lexicon in Tangam, English and Minyong, and analysed texts.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344327
Expected: 
May 2017
€116,00
$134.00

Geoff Childs

Tibetan Transitions uses the dual lenses of anthropology and demography to analyze population regulating mechanisms in traditional Tibetan societies, and to link recent fertility transitions with family systems, economic strategies, gender equity, and family planning ideologies.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168084
E-ISBN: 
9789047443506
Publication date: 
July 2008
€127,00
$153.00

by Gwendolyn Hyslop (University of Sydney).

A grammar of Kurtöp presents the phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics of Kurtöp, a Tibeto-Burman language of northeastern Bhutan. When possible, data are presented in a comparative light, lending insight into the development of phenomena such as tonogenesis and nominalizations.
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Volume: 
18
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292505
E-ISBN: 
9789004328747
Publication date: 
February 2017
€135,00
$162.00

Jean-Luc Achard

Within the tradition of the Great Perfection, the Works of Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen stand as textual references of an exceptional erudition. As a sign of realization, the author manifested the Rainbow Body, the ultimate fruit of Dzogchen, in 1934.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168237
E-ISBN: 
9789047433729
Publication date: 
May 2008
€166,00
$201.00

Nicolas Schorer, University of Bern

In The Dura Language: Grammar & Phylogeny Nicolas Schorer provides the definite descriptive account of this poorly documented language of Nepal and investigates the phonology, nominal and verbal morphology, lexical and syntactic properties as well as the phylogeny of Dura.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325609
E-ISBN: 
9789004326408
Publication date: 
August 2016
€133,00
$160.00

Anna Balikci

Presented as a village ethnography, this book contributes to the ongoing debate regarding the relationship between Buddhist lamas and shamans by considering their co-existence and everyday interactions, as seen among the Lhopo (Bhutia) people of Sikkim.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167063
E-ISBN: 
9789047433484
Publication date: 
June 2008
€127,00
$153.00

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