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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00
The Tibetan language comprises a wide range of spoken and written varieties whose known history dates from the 7th century AD to the present day. Its speakers inhabit a vast area in Central Asia and the Himalayas extending into seven modern nation states, while its abundant literature includes much of vital importance to the study of Buddhism. After... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1976; US$ 158.00
This volume reprints ? with additions and corrections ? seven papers originally published 1962?1973, on the indigenous grammars of Tibet and their linguistic tradition. Two ancient treatises commonly attributed to ?Thon-mi Sambhoṭa? are studied extensively, as well as extracts from many other Tibetan texts, with translations, commentaries, and... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 96.00
This volume provides essential readings in the emerging interdisciplinary field of Tibetan literary studies. Chapters range from discussions of individual contemporary texts to theoretical interventions in literary and Tibetan studies. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
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...
- 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 2015; US$ 79.95
Colloquial Tibetan provides a step-by-step course in Central Tibetan as it is spoken by native speakers. Combining a thorough treatment of the language as it is used in everyday situations with an accurate written representation of this spoken form, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in... more...