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  • Interaction of Morphology and Syntaxby Zygmunt Frajzyngier; Erin Shay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    The present volume deals with hitherto unexplored issues on the interaction of morphology and syntax. These selected and invited papers mainly concern Cushitic and Chadic languages, the least-described members of the Afroasiatic family. Three papers in the volume explore one or more typological characteristics across an entire language family or branch,... more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammarby Jacqueline Lecarme; Jean Lowenstamm; Ur Shlonsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the 3rd Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in 1996. The languages discussed include (varieties of) Arabic, Hebrew, Berber, Chaha, Wolof, and Old Egyptian. more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammar IIby Jacqueline Lecarme

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 210.00

    This volume contains 22 of the papers presented at the 5th Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5) held at Université Paris VII in June 2000. The authors report their latest research on the syntax, morphology, and phonology of quite a number of languages (Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, Tigrinya, Coptic Egyptian, Berber, Hausa, Beja, Somali, Gamo).... more...

  • The Aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952?1967)by Nathaniel Greenberg

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    This book examines the impact of revolution on one of the great literary minds of the twentieth century: Naguib Mahfouz. Concentrating on the years following the 1952 Free-Officers? Coup that brought an end to British colonialism in Egypt, this book analyzes Mahfouz?s turn to screenplay writing, and examines the significance of that transition.... more...

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • Sonnenuntergang auf eisig-blauen Wegenby Armin Eidherr

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 48.41

    Welche Traditionsstränge prägen die jiddische Literatur? Was sind die Voraussetzungen für das Verständnis jiddischer literarischer Werke? Wie werden Sprache und Diasporaerfahrungen charakteristischerweise thematisiert? Diesen Fragen widmet sich Armin Eidherr in diesem Band. Er liefert einen chronologischen Aufriss der jiddischen Literaturgeschichte... more...

  • Liu Guitang (1892-1943)by Nils Graefe

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 87.10

    Banditentum war eine der maßgeblichen historischen Triebkräfte der chinesischen Republikzeit (1911?1949). Es war ein pandemisches Phänomen, und die Übergänge zum jene Zeit prägenden Kriegsherrenmilieu waren fließend. Liu Guitang, auch ?Liu Schwarze Sieben? genannt, war einer der berüchtigtsten Banditen Nordchinas. Der ehemals einfache Ziegenhirte hatte... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Classification and Categorization in Ancient Egypt / The Legal Register of Ramesside Private Law Instrumentsby Arlette David

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 75.93

    Pursuing the study of legal discourse in ancient Egypt during the well documented 19th and 20th dynasties (circa 1300?1100 B.C.), the book describes the legal language used in recording wills and gifts. It is compared with the language of royal decrees tackled by the author?s Syntactic and Lexico- Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside... more...