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Sino-Tibetan languages

  • Trans-Himalayan Linguisticsby Nathan Hill; Thomas Owen-Smith

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Himalaya and surrounding regions are amongst the world's most linguistically diverse places. Of an estimated 600 languages, few are researched in depth and many virtually undocumented. This volume brings together new work on under-researched Himalayan languages with investigations into the complexities of the area's linguistic history, offering... more...

  • Balti-English / English-Balti Dictionaryby R. K. Sprigg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This book is based on the Khapalu and Skardu dialects of Balti, a member of the Tibeto-Burman family, spoken in Baltistan, situated just south of the Karakoram Range more...

  • A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptionsby H. E. Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Published in the year 2000, A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptions is a valuable contribution to he field of Asian Studies. more...

  • Love From Both Sidesby Stephanie Riseley

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    In this memoir, memorial, and celebration, Stephanie Riseley shares the deeply emotional and powerfully physical story of the continued relationship between her and her husband Dan after his sudden death. Exploring the ways in which love and forgiveness can transcend the boundaries of life and death, the book intends to change perceptions of the emotional... more...

  • Himalayan Languages and Linguisticsby Mark Turin; Bettina Zeisler

    BRILL 2011; US$ 154.00

    Himalayan Languages and Linguistics is an edited collection of new and unpublished primary research findings, some fresh from the field and others derived from comparative textual material, on the Tibeto-Burman, Indo-Aryan and Austroasiatic languages of this important and underdocumented mountainous region. more...

  • A Grammar of Tshanglaby Erik Andvik

    BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00

    A Grammar of Tshangla is the first major linguistic description of Tshangla, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Bhutan, northeast India, and southwest China. Written from a functional-typological perspective, it contains a wealth of illustrative examples both from elicited data and from spontaneously generated texts. It is a truly comprehensive description,... more...

  • In the Forest of Faded Wisdomby Gendun Chopel; Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    In a culture where poetry is considered the highest form of human language, Gendun Chopel is revered as Tibet’s greatest modern poet. Born in 1903 as British troops were preparing to invade his homeland, Gendun Chopel was identified at any early age as the incarnation of a famous lama and became a Buddhist monk, excelling in the debating courtyards... more...

  • Sugata Saurabhaby Todd T. Lewis; Subarna Man Tuladhar

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99

    The Sugata Saurabha is an epic poem that retells the story of the Buddha's life. It was published in 1947 in the Nepalese language, Newari, by Chittadhar Hridaya, one of the greatest literary figures of 20th-century Nepal. The text is remarkable for its comprehensiveness, artistry, and nuance. It covers the Buddha's life from birth to death... more...

  • Dictionary of Sonom Gara's Erdeni-yin Sangby Györgi Kara

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    Indispensable for the study of Tibeto-Mongol translations and language history, this first dictionary of Sonom Gara?s Middle Mongol version of the Tibetan moral guide Legs bshad of Sa skya Pandita (1182-1251) lists the Mongol words with their English and Tibetan equivalents. more...

  • Languages of the Greater Himalayan Regionby Hongkai Sun

    BRILL 2009; US$ 154.00

    A work that will be of interest to those interested in typology, language history, and contact induced change, this book documents the radical restructuring of Anong over the last 40 years under intense contact with Lisu. more...