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  1. Ingush-English and English-Ingush Dictionary

    By Joanna Nichols, Ronald L. Sprouse

    The Ingush language has about 300,000 speakers, and along with Chechen is one of the largest indigenous languages of the northern Caucasus. This bilingual dictionary is the very first of its kind. It contains about 6,000 words of essential vocabulary for Ingush: basic verbs; pronouns, numerals,...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Persian Literature - A Bio-Bibliographical Survey

    Poetry of the Pre-Mongol Period (Volume V)

    By Francois De Blois

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This famous work from the Royal Asiatic Society is an indispensable tool for all serious students of Persian literature, history and culture, and a welcome companion to Persian literature in its most glorious period. This volume is the second, revised edition of three parts published in 1992 and...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Modern Mongolian: A Course-Book

    By John Gaunt

    This complete guide to the Mongolian language provides a basic knowledge of all Mongolian noun inflexions and the basic and most important verbal inflections, and the uses of these. Grammatical concepts are introduced at the beginning of each chapter and discussed, with further examples, in a...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Pol & Asian Values

    By Michael D. Barr

    Cultural Politics and Asian Values looks at the political, cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian societies and those of 'the West', with a view to seeing how they are affecting contemporary national and international politics: democratization, the international human rights...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Intellectuals Between State and Market

    Edited by Merle Goldman, Edward Gu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century. How, as China's economy changed from a centrally planned to a market one, and as China opened up to the outside world and was influenced by the outside world, Chinese...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Prospects for Pastoralism in Kazakstan and Turkmenistan

    From State Farms to Private Flocks

    Edited by Dr Carol Kerven, Carol Kerven

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This collection traces how pastoralists have coped with the challenges of change in a part of the world with a long-tradition of livestock keeping. Their precarious position - balanced between a market system where only the fittest may survive, and their attempt to remain a human resource for the...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary China

    By Yingjie Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    In the vast majority of literature on 'Chinese nationalism' the distinction between nation and state is rarely made, consequently nationalism usually appears as loyalty to the state rather than identification with the nation. Yet, since 1989, both the official configuration of the nation and the...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  8. A Beginners' Guide to Tajiki

    By Azim Baizoyev, John Hayward

    This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and...

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Grammar of Mangghuer

    A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund

    By Keith W. Slater

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This book is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken by approximately 25,000 people in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is virtually unknown outside China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been published in any language. The book's primary importance is thus as a...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Times Past in Korea

    An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors

    By Martin Uden

    Series: Japan Library

    In earlier times, for the Chinese, Korea was 'the country of courteous people from the east', and for westerners 'the land of the morning calm' or 'hermit kingdom'. In this fascinating collection of writings on times past in Korea the author helps to lift the veil on this once closed country,...

    Published June 12th 2003 by Routledge