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  • Zur Didaktik mittelindischer Sprachenby Klaus Mylius

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 27.05

    Das Studium der mittelindischen Sprachen ist unerlässlich für das Verständnis des Buddhismus, des Jinismus und zahlreicher indischer Literaturwerke. Bisher sind die mittelindischen Sprachen jedoch nicht zuletzt in Bezug auf die Didaktik sehr vernachlässigt worden. Um den Bestand wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens zu sichern, muss das von der Forschung erarbeitete... more...

  • Alignment Change in Iranian Languagesby Geoffrey L.J. Haig

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    This book presents an account of alignment shifts in Iranian languages, and covers a time-span of some two and half millennia. It blends data from more than 20 Iranian languages, past and present, with theoretical discussion of alignment (ergativity, accusativity), subjecthood, diachronic syntax and morphology. No specialist knowledge of the Iranian... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South Asia. The Annual... more...

  • The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagoreby Kalyan Sen Gupta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 109.95

    The Nobel Prize winner, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) - 'the Indian Goethe', as Albert Schweitzer called him - was not only the foremost poet and playwright of modern India, but one of its most profound and influential thinkers. Kalyan Sen Gupta's book is the first comprehensive introduction to Tagore's philosophical, socio-political... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South Asia. The Annual... more...

  • The Heart of Godby Rabindranath Tagore; Herbert F. Vetter

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 8.95

    Awarded the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore (1861— 1941) is considered the most important poet of modern-day India. He was also a distinguished author, educator, social reformer, and philosopher. Today, Tagore along with Mahatma Gandhi are prized as the foremost intellectual and spiritual advocates of India's liberation... more...

  • Paliby Thomas Oberlies

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 238.00

    The grammar presents a full decription of Pali, the language used in the Theravada Buddhist canon, which is still alive in Ceylon and South-East Asia. The development of its phonological and morphological systems is traced in detail from Old Indic. Comprehensive references to comparable features and phenomena from other Middle Indic languages mean... more...

  • Pali Buddhist Textsby Rune E. A. Johansson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95

    Pali is one of the Middle Indian idioms and the classical language of Theravada Buddhism - and thus important both to linguists and scholars of Buddhism. The original texts collected here are selected for their important and beautiful formulation of Buddhist ideas. more...

  • Tagore and Chinaby Tan Chung; Amiya Dev; Wang Bangwei; Liming Wei

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 49.95

    Tagore and China is the first full account in English of Rabindranath Tagore’s visit to China and its civilizational import. Perhaps for the first time, exhaustive material related to the visit has been collected. The book charts Tagore’s ‘grand visit’ in 1924 undertaken in response to China’s ‘Tagore fever’ and the... more...

  • Unearthing Genderby Smita Tewari Jassal

    Duke University Press 2012; US$ 89.95

    This book analyzes the folk songs from the Bhojpuri-speaking regions of North India to explore how ideas of gender, caste, and class are socially constructed, transmitted, questioned, and reaffirmed through their performance. more...