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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 113.00
Drawing insights from conceptual semantics, cognitive semantics, generative lexicon, construction grammar and formal syntax, this book is the first attempt at a comparative account of lexical semantic issues in Mandarin Chinese. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99
The devotional poems of Annamaya (15th century) are perhaps the most accessible and universal achievement of classical Telugu literature, one of the major literatures of pre-modern India. This book offers translations of 150 of Annamaya's poems, which are readable as poetry in their own right. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99
The Analects', the sayings attributed to Confucius, is a classic of world literature. Nonetheless there is a great dispute about how to approach and understand both him and his work. This is an anthology of critical writings on this crucial and influential work. The contributors address a host of key topics. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 238.00
Lao is the national language of Laos, and is also spoken widely in Thailand and Cambodia. It is a tone language of the Tai-Kadai family (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an extreme example of the isolating, analytic language type. This book is the most comprehensive grammatical description of Lao to date. It describes and analyses the important structures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95
Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format many useful language examples jargon-free explanations of grammar ample drills and exercises a full key to exercises. All Chinese entries are... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 59.99
This book introduces readers to the remarkable linguistic diversity of East and Southeast Asia. It combines serious but accessible treatments of diverse areas not usually found in a single volume: for example, word origins, cultural key words, tones and sounds, language families and typology, key syntactic structures, writing systems, communicative... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99
This book provides both the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian and the first account in any language of the historical phonology of the Mongolian group of languages. - ;This book provides (a) the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian, known as the Halh... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00
This book is a cognitive semantic study of the Chinese conceptualization of the heart, traditionally seen as the central faculty of cognition. The concept of HEART, encoded in the word xin, lies at the core of Chinese thought and medicine, and its importance to Chinese culture is extensively manifested in the Chinese language. The study explores this... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 419.00
Volume 2 is the first comprehensive portrayal of the development of the Chinese novel towards the end of the Empire, i.e. from the 16th century to 1911. Novels such as Der Traum der roten Kammer (The Dream of the Red Chamber) and Jin Ping Mei, to name but two of the very few specimens known in the west, belong to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 35.95
COLLOQUIAL CHINESE is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes COLLOQUIAL CHINESE your best choice in personal language learning? Interactive... more...