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Central Asiatic Journal 59 (2016) 1+2
International Periodical for the Languages, Literature, History and Archaeology of Central Asia
volume: 59 (2016) 1+2
pages/dimensions: XIII, 302 pages, 21 ill., 1 map, 2 tables
language: english, german, chinese
binding: Paperback
weight: 606g
edition: semi-annual
publishing date: 20.09.2016
prices: 128,00 Eur[D]
ISBN: 978-3-447-09939-4
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 (altogether 17 articles):
Li Yong-Sŏng: Finger Names in Modern Turkic Languages
Denis Ramseyer: Role and Function of the Site of Boroo Gol (Tov, Mongolia)
Joo-Yup Lee: The Historical Meaning of the Term Turk and the Nature of the Turkic
Identity of the Chinggisid and Timurid Elites in Post-Mongol Central Asia
Wolfgang Scharlipp: Zu einigen Bearbeitungsmethoden lexikalischer Eintrage und deren turkische Ergebnisse im manjurischen Funfsprachenspiegel
Paul Michael Taylor: Smithsonian Naturalist William Louis Abbott’s Turkestan Expedition of 1893 and 1894
Michael Knüppel: Wer war Julius von Stubendorff?