Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 6: A Grammar of the Thangmi Language (2 vols)

With an Ethnolinguistic Introduction to the Speakers and Their Culture

Mark Turin

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€196,00
$237.00
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9789004155268
E-ISBN: 
9789004223769
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December 2011
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990 pp.
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Fernanda Pirie

This anthropological study of Ladakh analyses the means by which small communities create spaces of order amidst the heterogeneous forces of modernity. In doing so it also filling a conspicuous gap in the secondary literature on Tibetan law.
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13
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ISBN: 
9789004155961
E-ISBN: 
9789047411819
Publication date: 
December 2006
€132,00
$160.00

Jacob Dalton and Sam van Schaik

This heavily indexed descriptive catalogue provides an indispensable doorway into the Tibetan Dunhuang collections. Its publication promises to make possible many further studies of these long-neglected treasures, particular those relating to the esoteric traditions of tantric Buddhism.
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12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154223
Publication date: 
October 2006
€189,00
$230.00

Samten Gyaltsen Karmay

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11
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151420
E-ISBN: 
9789047419785
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April 2007
€162,00
$196.00

Edited by Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, University of Lausanne/École Pratique des hautes Études, Paris (France)

Old Tibetan Studies, edited by Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, is an inquiry into secular and religious Old Tibetan documents from Central Asia and Tibet. The volume is written with the intent to confront facts and textualization and contribute to the clarification of particular aspects of the...
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10/14
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155176
E-ISBN: 
9789004233485
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August 2012
€116,00
$141.00

Edited by Erberto F. Lo Bue

The papers in this volume discuss issues related to Tibetan art from the 7th the 20th century, dealing with relevant religious and historical sources, religious painting and iconography, medical iconography, painting materials and schools, metalwork, ritual objects, photographic records, artists.
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10/13
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155190
E-ISBN: 
9789004216549
Publication date: 
September 2011
€146,00
$175.00

Edited by Sarah Jacoby and Antonio Terrone

Balancing the academic emphasis on Buddhist monastic studies, this volume focuses on noncelibate religious specialists including Tantric professionals, village lamas, spirit mediums, and Treasure revealers in Central and Eastern Tibet, Bhutan, and India from historical times to the present day.
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10/12
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176003
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9789047429449
Publication date: 
September 2009
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Robert Barnett and Ronald Schwartz

This book, the first scholarly publication in the West to provide detailed documentation of modern life in contemporary Tibet, presents the cutting-edge field work carried out by an interdisciplinary group of researchers studying caste, pop music, media, painting, education, economics, childbirth...
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10/11
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155220
E-ISBN: 
9789047428237
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May 2008
€115,00
$140.00

Edited by Mona Schrempf

This collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine provides fascinating new insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range of traditional and contemporary Tibetan societies.
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10/10
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155503
E-ISBN: 
9789047422105
Publication date: 
October 2007
€110,00
$133.00

Edited by Uradyn E. Bulag and Hildegard G.M. Diemberger

This volume focuses on the interface between Mongolian and Tibetan cultures to encourage the development of new forms of scholarship across geographical and disciplinary boundaries.
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10/9
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155213
E-ISBN: 
9789047421719
Publication date: 
September 2007
€102,00
$122.00
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Volume: 
10/8
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004155206
E-ISBN: 
9789047428213
Publication date: 
June 2007
€94,00
$112.00

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