Item description for Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages II (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) (v. 2) by Christopher I. Beckwith...
Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003 , Volume 1
While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
With papers by C. Bauer on Burmese and Mon, C. Beckwith on Old Tibetan syllable margins, B. Zeisler on Tibetan case marking, R. Yanson on Burmese historical phonology, G. Jacques on Tangut rimes, K. Iwasa on early Lolo manuscripts, V. Kasevich on the causative in Tibeto-Burman, and C. Beckwith on Old Tibetan and Old Chinese reconstruction.
With an extensive Introduction to theoretical problems of the linguistics of Tibeto-Burman and other East and Southeast Asian languages.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004150145 ISBN13 9789004150140
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More About Christopher I. Beckwith
Christopher I. Beckwith is professor of Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. His books include "Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present" and "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" (both Princeton).
Christopher I. Beckwith currently resides in the state of Indiana. Christopher I. Beckwith was born in 1945.