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    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    A fascinating and stunningly beautiful introduction to Chinese language and culture more...

  • Les manuscrits araméens du Wadi Daliyeh et la Samarie vers 450-332 av. J.-C.by Jan Dusek

    BRILL 2007; US$ 290.00

    This book contains a new epigraphic, philological, legal and historical analysis of the Aramaic manuscripts from the Wadi Daliyeh written in the city of Samaria in the fourth century B.C.E., and shed new light on the history of Samaria and Judaea in the Persian period. more...

  • Looking Back at al-Andalusby Alexander E. Elinson

    BRILL 2009; US$ 125.00

    Looking Back at al-Andalus focuses on Arabic and Hebrew Literature that expresses the loss of al-Andalus from multiple vantage points. In doing so, this book examines the definition of al-Andalus literary borders, the reconstruction of which navigates between traditional generic formulations and actual political, military and cultural challenges. By... more...

  • Classical Arabic Humanities in Their Own Termsby Beatrice Gruendler

    BRILL 2008; US$ 223.00

    Approaches to elements of Arabic-Islamic civilization, including linguistics, literature, literary theory, religion, ritual, economics and zoology, as well as related topics in the Old Iranian, Persian, Greek and Byzantine traditions, through the discussion of select terms, concepts and phenomena. more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXIV-XXVby Samira Farwaneh; Hamid Ouali

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    Recent studies of sluicing as an elliptical construction are divided with respect to how the bare wh-word in the sluicing clause (i.e. wh-sluice) manifests its expected grammatical properties on the one hand, and receives its semantic interpretation on the other hand. In this paper, I investigate Emirati Arabic (ea) sluicing and conclude that ea sluicing... more...

  • Why did you leave the horse alone?by Mahmoud Darwish; Mohammad Shaheen

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 5.82

    Since Mahmoud Darwish?s death in 2008 his poetic writings continue to be read by an audience in awe. Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone? is a collection of autobiographical poetry designed to give an insight into the wider human condition. Darwish?s writing explores the meaning of life, identity and the impact of exile. Hailed as the most important... more...

  • The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This is the second of three volumes exploring some of the most remarkable insights into Ancient Egypt to have come to light in modern times. The first two volumes deal with the Rosetta Stone, an outstanding archaeological discovery which has supplied the basis for Egyptian decipherment; the final volume explores the "Stele of Canopus", discovered... more...

  • A Question of Traditionby Kathryn Hellerstein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In A Question of Tradition , Kathryn Hellerstein explores the roles that women poets played in forming a modern Yiddish literary tradition. Women who wrote in Yiddish go largely unrecognized outside a rapidly diminishing Yiddish readership. Even in the heyday of Yiddish literature, they were regarded as marginal. But for over four centuries, women... more...

  • Colloquial Yiddish - eBook And MP3 Packby Lily Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Specially written by an experienced teacher, Colloquial Yiddish offers a step-by-step approach to Yiddish as it is spoken and written today. Colloquial Yiddish provides the first widely available, easily accessible, comprehensive Yiddish course designed primarily for the twenty-first-century international English-speaking independent learner and... more...

  • Hieroglyphen lesen und schreibenby Michael Höveler-Müller

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 12.94

    Der Ägyptologe Michael Höveler-Müller, der seit Jahren erfolgreich Hieroglyphen-Kurse leitet, erklärt anschaulich und für jedermann verständlich, wie die ägyptische Schrift funktioniert und wie man selbst Inschriften entziffern kann. Zugleich macht er ? anders als andere Kurzeinführungen ? deutlich, warum die Hieroglyphen ein zentraler Schlüssel zum... more...