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Central Asiatic Journal 57 (2014) 1+2
International Periodical for the Languages, Literature, History and Archaeology of Central Asia
volume: 57 (2014) 1+2
pages/dimensions: XVII, 218 pages - 4 ill., 11 tables - 24 × 17 cm
language: english, german
binding: Paperback
weight: 460g
edition: semi-annual
publishing date: 01.01.2014
prices: 128,00 Eur[D]
ISBN: 978-3-447-09841-0
128,00 Eur

The Central Asiatic Journal is devoted to the languages, literature, history and archaeology of Central Asia. The definition Central Asia is considered within its broadest limits, including also East Asian cultures (Mongolia, Manchuria, Tibet) on the basis of their relations with the Central Asian region.
This volume focusing on Tangut culture and language is based on the 15 papers presented at a colloquium held at SOAS, University of London, in April 2013. The contributors belong to the world’s leading Tangut specialists, and volume 57 of the Central Asiatic Journal thus represents the state of the art in Tangut studies.
From the contents:
Lin Yingjin, On the Contrast between Tangut Modal Verbs
Kirill Bogdanov, Ritual Funeral Text inv. 4084 from the Tangut Collection of IOM RAS
Nie Hongyin, A Textual Research on the Tangut Ballad Yuqie Yewugeng
Hiroko Ono, The Date and Purpose of the Tangut Military Document Zhen guan yu jing tong
Kirill J. Solonin, Sinitic Buddhism in the Tangut State