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  • The Shahnamehby Ferdowsi; James Atkinson

    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...

  • The Everything Panini Press Cookbookby Anthony Tripodi

    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...

  • The Northwest Caucasian Languagesby John Colarusso

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Perhaps more than any other group of languages those of the Caucasus are famous for their enormous and difficult consonantal systems. It is by no means exceptional for one of these languages to have as many as 50 consonants, and of these languages those from the Northwest Caucasus have the largest and most complex consonantal systems. The extensive... more...

  • Chechen Dictionary and Phrasebookby Nicholas Awde; Muhammad Galaev

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This guide is a simple means of sharing the Chechen language and culture with speakers of English. It makes no claim to be a linguistic research tool, but is provided as a practical aid for the first steps in communication with an intentionally easy-to-use pronunciation system. This is the first time Chechen has been presented in such a way, a venture... more...

  • Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuchby Fahnrich von Heinz

    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...

  • Riddles of Belongingby Christi Merrill

    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...

  • Armenianby Jasmine Dum-Tragut

    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...

  • Georgianby George Hewitt

    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...

  • Pragmatics and Classical Sanskritby Lieve Van de Walle

    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...

  • Dissertation on the Sanskrit Languageby Paulinus A.S. Bartholomaeo; Ludo Rocher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 158.00

    Paulinus a S. Bartholomaeo?s Dissertatio historico-critica in linguam Samscrdamicam (1790) serves as an introduction to his Sidharubam , the first Sanskrit grammar published in Europe. The Dissertatio is also important for another reason: it is concerned with speculations about the nature and origin of Sanskrit and the other Indian Languages.... more...