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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Immerse yourself in the distant past with this epic poem from the Persian tradition. Penned more than one thousand years ago by the famed poet Ferdowsi, The Shahnameh weaves history and myth into a lyrical, action-packed work of art that you won't be able to put down. This book is a must-read for folklore connoisseurs. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 303.00
Offers a compilation and a historical-comparative reflection of the hereditary lexis of the Kartvelian (South Caucasian) language family. This dictionary provides a survey of general data of the four Kartvelian languages (Georgian, Mingrelian, Laz, Svan), and characterizes the historical-comparative research in short. more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.95
Panini sandwiches are quick and scrumptious mainstays of delis, coffee shops, and Italian restaurants, and now you can create your own restaurant-inspired panini sandwiches with this cookbook! Here you'll find 300 recipes, from traditional Italian sandwiches to grilled appetizers, desserts, and breakfasts. You'll prepare mouthwatering recipes, including:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 175.00
This is the first learner's grammar of this fascinating language to appear for many years. The Grammar presents the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages. Full attention is given to the script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of grammar. There is a range of exercise work. The reference section... more...
- Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 74.99
Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, and Urdu that dare to laugh at what traditions often keep hidden-whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change. Herself a skilled translator, Merrill uses these examples to... more...
- Sunrise Publishers and Distributors 2008; US$ 30.00
This book explains the concepts of modernism and postmodernism, and examines their impact on contemporary art, architecture, Philosophy and literature. Further dealing with Structuralism and post-structuralism, it presents a detailed account of lives and works of major theorists, including Jacques Derrida, Jacques-Marie-Emile Lacan, Jean Baudrilland,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 195.00
This grammar of Modern Eastern Armenian gives a precise and explicit description of the Eastern Armenian language of the Republic of Armenia. It covers not only the normative tradition but, more importantly, also describes the colloquial language as it is used in Armenia today. With regard to methodological approach and terminology it fully meets the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 258.00
The Caucasus for its size can boast more languages than any other region on earth. Of the 40 or so native tongues Georgian is the most widely spoken (by up to 5 million, of whom 3 million are ethnic Georgians). With its own unique script, Georgian has been written since the 4th century and has a rich literature of all genres. Outside Georgia, however,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 195.00
This book explores the possibilities and limitations of pragmatic research in classical Sanskrit concentrating on linguistic politeness. The four case studies it comprises are in essence empirical, and try to accurately describe a fairly limited number of interactions between an also limited number of people. The underlying assumption is that a micro-analysis... more...
- Leiden University Press 2010; US$ 62.50
The Necklace of the Pleiades is a volume on Persian literature, culture and religion by Persian scholars from around the world. This book reflects the state of the field of Persian literary studies and will be of substantial interest not only to scholars of Iranian culture, history and religions, but of Middle Eastern and South Asian studies, as well.The... more...