Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 9 A Grammar of Anong

Language Death Under Intense Contact

Hongkai Sun and Guangkun Liu. Translated, annotated, and supplemented by Fengxiang Li, Ela Thurgood and Graham Thurgood

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Edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter, Kurt Tropper and Christian Jahoda

Essays discussing transdisciplinary methodology introduce case studies on Buddhist manuscripts, inscriptions, art and oral traditions of the Indian Himalayas and Central Tibet. The research was carried out within the context of an Interdisciplinary Research Unit financed by the Austrian Science...
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9789004155497
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December 2006
€72,60
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Edited by Steven J. Venturino

This volume provides essential readings in the emerging interdisciplinary field of Tibetan literary studies. Chapters range from discussions of individual contemporary texts to theoretical interventions in literary and Tibetan studies.
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10/6
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9789004155169
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November 2006
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Edited by John A. Ardussi and Françoise Pommaret

This illustrated volume presents a wide variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities.
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May 2007
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Edited by Ronald M. Davidson and Christian K. Wedemeyer

The papers provide access for the first time to Tibetan documents and practices from the period of the tenth to fifteenth century.
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9789004155480
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October 2006
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Edited by Bryan J. Cuevas and Kurtis R. Schaeffer

This volume focuses upon the relationships between the past and the present evoked in Tibetan literature, offering diverse perspectives on a critical period when Tibetans found themselves caught up in Central Eurasian struggles for power and territorial control.
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10/3
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9789004153516
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June 2006
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Edited by P. Christiaan Klieger

Tibetan Borderlands examines modern culture and recent history of the varied lands surrounding the Tibetan plateau. These include Ladakh, Northern India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Northern Burma, and China.
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9789004154827
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August 2006
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Edited by Christopher I. Beckwith

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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November 2005
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Edited by John Bray

This book presents the most important findings of recent historical research on Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. It draws on contributions from historians, art historians, linguists and anthropologists to provide a much richer view of the region’s past than was previously available.
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9
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9789004145511
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June 2005
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John Vincent Bellezza

Unique original material on the phenomenon of the spirit-mediums of Upper Tibet, the men and women who channel the gods. With extensive interviews with members of this living tradition.
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8
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9789004143883
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May 2005
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Victoria Sujata

This book is the first commentary in Western literature on the Mgur 'bum, or Collected Songs of Spiritual Realization, of the great Tibetan scholar and siddha, Skal ldan rgya mtsho (1607-1677). Dr. Sujata provides the original Tibetan verses alongside her translations throughout her commentary. A...
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7
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9789004140950
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December 2004
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