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  • Colloquial Urduby Tej K Bhatia; Ashok Koul

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colloquial Urdu provides a step-by-step course in Urdu 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 Urdu in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Colloquial Persianby Abdi Rafiee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Colloquial Persian is easy to use and completely clear. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, this course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Persian. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Persian your best choice in personal language learning? * interactive... more...

  • Writing Resistanceby Laura R. Brueck

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Writing Resistance is the first close study of the growing body of contemporary Hindi-language Dalit (low caste) literature in India. The Dalit literary movement has had an immense sociopolitical and literary impact on various Indian linguistic regions, yet few scholars have attempted to situate the form within contemporary critical frameworks. Laura... more...

  • A Scent of Sandalwoodby Aziz Esmail

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The Ginans are religious lyrics which have long been a central part of the religious life of the Indian Mizari Ismaili community (known as Khojas), and continue to form their living poetic tradition. Aziz Esmail's translation is suggestive of the depth of religious thought, feeling and imagination out of which this poetry was born, and the lyrical... more...

  • Colloquial Bengaliby Mithun B. Nasrin; W.A.M van der Wurff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

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

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 110.45

    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...

  • 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...

  • Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court Poetryby Jesse Ross Knutson

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    At the turn of the twelfth-century into the thirteenth, at the court of King Laksmanasena of Bengal, Sanskrit poetry showed profound and sudden changes: a new social scope made its definitive entrance into high literature.  Courtly and pastoral, rural and urban, cosmopolitan and vernacular confronted each other in a commingling of high and low styles.... more...

  • Poetry, Politics and Cultureby Akshaya Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book maps the journey of the Indian poetic imagination?in Hindi, Panjabi and Indian English?from its original quasi-spiritual longings to its activist interventions in the public domain. As Indian poetry of the post-1990s gravitates towards a non-Orientalised postcolonial nationalism, it seeks to rewrite and disseminate the shifting coordinates... more...