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