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  • A Historical Syntax of Late Middle Indo-Aryan (Apabhraṃśa)by Vit Bubenik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00

    This monograph aims to close the gap in our knowledge of the nature and pace of grammatical change during the formative period of today’s Indo-Aryan languages. During the 6th-12th c. the gradual erosion of the synthetic morphology of Old Indo-Aryan resulted ultimately in the remodelling of its syntax in the direction of the New Indo-Aryan analytic... 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...

  • Colloquial Gujaratiby Jagdish Dave

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.95

    Colloquial Gujarati provides a step-by-step course in Gujarati as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Gujarati in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Korrektur, Differenzierung und Abkürzung in indischen Inschriften und Handschriftenby Katrin Einicke

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 105.85

    Mehr als 1000 Korrektur- und andere Hilfszeichen aus Dokumenten aus 15 vorwiegend indischen Schriftkreisen des 5.?20. Jh. werden einzeln im Werk abgebildet, beschrieben und nach ihrer Bedeutung in 13 Haupt- und 51 Unterkategorien gegliedert. In 3 Katalogabschnitten werden alle Zeichen jeweils nach Schriftkreis, Funktion und Form angeordnet, wobei letzteres... more...

  • Differentielle Objektmarkierung bei unbelebten Objekten im Spanischenby Marco Garcia Garcia

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    When and why are direct objects in Spanish marked with an ?a?? This study investigates this question by considering inanimate objects that are normally unmarked, butrequire marking when combined with a small, stable class of verbs.Presenting an analysis of semantic roles, the author shows that diffential object marking in Spanish is determined not... more...

  • The Bengali Dramaby P. Guha-Thakurta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. It is therefore important both to linguists and students of Buddhism. This introductory book centres on a collection of original texts, each selected as an especially important and beautiful formulation of a Buddhist idea. By means of a vocabulary, translation... more...