Languages of the Himalayas (2 vols)

An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region containing an Introduction to the Symbiotic Theory of Language

George van Driem

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€377,00
$502.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004103900
Publication Date: 
December 2001
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
vol.1: xxvi, 462 pp.; vol. 2: viii, 916 pp. 193 illus.
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0169-9377
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10

Edited by Jonathan A. Silk, Leiden University, Editor-in-Chief
Consulting Editors: Oskar von Hinüber, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg and Vincent Eltschinger, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Volume I, which will appear in 2015, surveys Buddhist literatures, scriptural and nonscriptural, and offers discussions of the languages of Buddhist traditions and the physical bases (manuscripts, epigraphy, etc.) available for the study of Buddhist literatures. Subsequent volumes will address...
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Volume: 
29/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283435
Expected: 
July 2015

John Siudmak

The Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Ancient Kashmir and Its Influences is a stylistic study of the corpus of stone sculpture, mostly fragmentary, in the Sri Pratap Singh Museum in Srinagar, and elsewhere in Kashmir, in comparison with other examples in collections both in India and abroad.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243156
Publication date: 
April 2013

John Hurd, and Ian J. Kerr, University of Manitoba

This handbook provides an indispensable reference guide to most aspects of the history of India’s railways. The secondary literature is surveyed, primary sources identified, statistical and cartographic data discussed, and a massive bibliography made available.
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230033
Publication date: 
August 2012

Recorded and edited in staff notation by Emmie te Nijenhuis

In this publication devotional songs of the South Indian composers Tyāgarāja, Muttusvāmi Dīkṣitar and Śyāma Śāstri are presented in a detailed Western music notation. The introductory chapters contain general cultural information, biographical details...
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Book and Audio CD
ISBN: 
9789004209336
Publication date: 
September 2011

Vincent Lefèvre

This book highlights the specificities of Indian portraiture in sculpted and painted images, its relationship with divine images and aims, with the help of textual and epigraphical references, to understand the development of Indian imagery. It questions also the social and religious implications...
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207356
Publication date: 
July 2011

Johannes Bronkhorst

This book deals with the confrontation of Buddhism and Brahmanism in India. Both depended on support from the royal court, but Buddhism had less to offer in return than Brahmanism. Buddhism developed in a manner to make up for this.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201408
Publication date: 
February 2011

Edited by Sita Pieris and Ellen M. Raven

Volume Three offers 1643 annotated records on publications regarding the art and archaeology of South Asia, Central Asia and Tibet selected from the ABIA Index database at www.abia.net which were published between 2002 and 2007.
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191488
Publication date: 
November 2010

Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen (Editor-in-Chief), University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate Editors)

Covering the entire breadth of the previous five installments, volume VI of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism is an essential reference guide offering systematized insight into the terminology of this comprehensive work of scholarship. In addition, it presents a dozen articles that are...
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Volume: 
22/6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265554
Expected: 
October 2014

Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen (Editor-in-Chief), University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate Editors)

Volume V of Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism covers religious symbols ranging from gemstones and mudras to sacred threads and vihanas. A section devoted to diaspora communities offers an up-to-date overview of main centers of Hinduism outside of South Asia, The topic of modern Hindu religious...
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Volume: 
22/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178960
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen (Editor-in-Chief), University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate Editors)

Volume IV of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism: History, Biographies, Relations, Issues presents a historical overview of Hinduism, covering significant periods from the Indus Civilization to contemporary India. This volume will cover the sections Historical Perspectives; Poets, Teachers,...
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Volume: 
22/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178953
Publication date: 
October 2012

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