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Old Chinese: A New Reconstruction
1 Introduction 1.1 What is Old Chinese? 1.2 Methodology 1.3 Plan of the book 2 The evidence for Old Chinese 2.1 Middle Chinese 2.2 Old Chinese rhyme evidence 2.3 Evidence from the Chinese script 2.4Expand
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The roots of old Chinese
The phonology, morphology and lexicon of late Zhou Chinese are examined in this volume. It is argued that a proper understanding of Old Chinese morphology is essential in correctly reconstructing theExpand
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Tone production in modern standard chinese : an electromyographic investigation
L'activite de deux muscles du larynx, le cricothyroidien et le sternohyoidien, dans la production des tons du chinois standard a ete etudiee au moyen de l'electromyographie . Des contours moyensExpand
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HLA genetic diversity and linguistic variation in East Asia
Discusses the observed HLA-DRB1 genetic diversity in each East Asian linguistic phylum in relation to several models of human differentiation based on the variation of two genetic diversity indexes,Expand
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The Higher Phylogeny of Austronesian and the Position of Tai-Kadai
This paper presents a new higher phylogeny for the Austronesian family, based on three independent lines of evidence: the observation of a hierarchy of implications among the numerals from 5 to 10 inExpand
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Dated language phylogenies shed light on the ancestry of Sino-Tibetan
Significance Given its size and geographical extension, Sino-Tibetan is of the highest importance for understanding the prehistory of East Asia, and of neighboring language families. Based on aExpand
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The peopling of East Asia : putting together archaeology, linguistics and genetics
Introduction 1. Examining the Farming/Language Dispersal Hypothesis in the East Asian Context 2. From the Mountains to the Valleys: Understanding Ethnolinguistic Geography in Southeast Asia 3. TheExpand
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Presents an updated and improved argument for Sino-tibetan-austronesian, including lexical, morphological and phonological evidence.
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Comparing linguistic and genetic relationships among east asian populations: a study of the Rh and GM polymorphisms
INTRODUCTION According to palaeoanthropological and archaeological records, East Asia is probably one of the earliest regions settled by our species, Homo sapiens sapiens, after Africa and the MiddleExpand
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