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Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present
PREFACE vii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv ABBREVIATIONS AND SIGLA xvii INTRODUCTION xix PROLOGUE: The Hero and His Friends 1 CHAPTER 1: The Chariot Warriors 29 CHAPTER 2: The Royal Scythians 58 CHAPTER 3:Expand
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Phoronyms: Classifiers, Class Nouns, and the Pseudopartitive Construction
This is the first book devoted to the phoronym, a largely overlooked grammatical category that includes measures such as cup in «a cup of tea, classifiers such as head in «ten head of cattle, and other types, all of which occur in the pseudopartitive construction, and the first study of classifiers in Finnish and Russian. Expand
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The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese during the Early Middle Ages
This narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A.D. 600 to 866 depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan, Turkic, Arab, and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk RoadExpand
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The Impact of the Horse and Silk Trade on the Economies of T'ang China and the Uighur Empire: On the Importance of International Commerce in the Early Middle Ages
With a few notable exceptions, economic historians dealing with the Early Middle Ages (circa 625-840 A.D. )) in Europe and Asia have agreed that international commerce consisted almost exclusively ofExpand
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Koguryo: The Language Of Japan's Continental Relatives
This book describes the Koguryo language, which was once spoken in Manchuria and Korea, including Koguryo and Japanese ethnolinguistic history, Koguryo’s genetic relationship to Japanese, KoguryoExpand
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Noun specification and classification in Uzbek
According to Dixon's typological model, if an agglutinative language has a noun classification system, it should have gender, not classifiers. However, the agglutinative Turkic languages do not haveExpand
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Warriors of the Cloisters
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Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia
Preface vii Acknowledgements xv On Transcription, Transliteration, and Texts xix Abbreviations xxi Prologue: Scythian Philosophy: Pyrrho, the Persian Empire, and India 1 Chapter 1 Pyrrho's Thought:Expand
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Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages III
This book on the pre-modern Tibeto-Burman languages represents a movement to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics according to the classical Indo-European model. TheExpand
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