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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Until 2012, Myanmar had been ruled for fifty years by one of the most paranoid and repressive censorship regimes in history. The military junta enforced strict reading and writing restrictions in line with their socialist ideology and was terrified of writers who could trigger change. Transition has lifted the worst restrictions, initiating a new... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
This book reveals that the roots of modern Tibetan literature grow in the rich and fertile soil of Tibet?s oral and literary traditions, rather than in the 1980s as current scholarship presents. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Colloquial Burmese is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Burmese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Burmese your best choice in personal language learning? Interactive... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 29.99
Wie Mehrsprachigkeit in der Schulklasse kreativ genutzt werden kann, dazu liefert das Buch Anregungen und Hintergrundwissen: zur Geschichte und Sprachsituation der häufigsten ausländischen Muttersprachen sowie zu typischen Sprachproblemen mit dem Deutschen. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; 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,... more...
- 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. The work is distinguished by its phonetic acuity, particularly important in the case of Balti, whose importance to the Tibeto-Burman and Sino-Tibetan comparatists is its close phonetic relationship to the Tibetan script. This book... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...