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Editor: Korn, Agnes; Nevskaya, Irina

Prospective and Proximative in Turkic, Iranian and beyond

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 392 p., hardback
98,00 €

The present volume addresses the linguistic categories of Prospective and Proximative, which refer to an event before it actually takes place, in a number of languages spoken in...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 18
Biersack, Dorothea

Der hygienische Imperativ

Gesundheitsversorgung und -aufklärung der Muslime des ausgehenden Zarenreichs (1864-1917)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
98,00 €

The attempt to establish a health system on the basis of modern European scientific medical standards meant a great adaptation challenge for the traditional people in the Russian...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 17
Lehnert, Isolde

Zur Kur an den Nil

Die Ägyptenreise von Max und Otto Meyerhof im Winter 1900/01

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
69,00 €

„Zur Kur an den Nil“ is the commented edition of a travelogue from winter 1900/01 written by the German-Jewish Ophthalmologist and Orientalist Max Meyerhof (1874-1945). It was...

Editor: Das, Rahul Peter

Traditional South Asian Medicine TSAM, Vol. 9

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 273 p., paperback / softback
49,00 €

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Traditional South Asian Medicine is devoted to the study of all aspects of traditional South Asian medical...

Editor: Jacquesson, Svetlana

History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia

Contemporary Actors and Practices

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume seeks to extend our understanding of how knowledge about the past was and is being produced in central and northern Eurasia. Its authors use the methods of several...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 15
Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the Soviet Union

Autobiographical Narrations of Mobility, Continuity and Change

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
118,00 €

Each of the autobiographical narrations presented in this study on Bukharan Jews is unique. Seen collectively, they amount to a comprehensive survey of Bukharan Jewish experiences...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 16
Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Hiob zwischen Selbstbezichtigung und Protest

Gedichte aus Mittelasien (19. bis 20. Jahrhundert)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 480 p., hardback
148,00 €

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In mehreren Handschriften überliefert sind Ghasele und andere Gedichte von einem Dichter, der sich Ayyub (Hiob)...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 14
Nachtigal, Reinhard

Verkehrswege in Kaukasien

Ein Integrationsproblem des Zarenreiches 1780–1870

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 448 p., hardback
128,00 €

This study investigates Russia’s 100 year expansion into her southern periphery, and the gradual integration of this new territory through infrastructure. These measures...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 13
Paul, Jürgen

Lokale und imperiale Herrschaft im Iran des 12. Jahrhunderts

Herrschaftspraxis und Konzepte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 568 p., hardback
148,00 €

How is political rule organised? Top-down, in a process of delegation? Or are there other forms and can local rulers take their position without being legitimised from above,...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 13
Editor: Franz, Kurt; Holzwarth, Wolfgang

Nomad Military Power in Iran and Adjacent Areas in the Islamic Period

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 396 p., hardback
98,00 €

The papers in this anthology shed light on the political and military role and importance of nomadic groups in Iran and adjacent areas, using historical case studies that cover...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 18
Editor: Gippert, Jost; Tandaschwili, Manana

Der Recke im Tigerfell

Schota Rusthaweli. Ein altgeorgisches Poem. Deutsche Nachdichtung von Hugo Huppert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., cloth
29,90 €

Shota Rustaveli’s „Knight in the Tiger’s Skin“ is regarded as the national epic of the Georgians. As a work of the early 13th century, it connects in an impressive way ideas of...

Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

Editor: Dzhumashev, Askar; Günther, Olaf; Loy, Thomas

Aral Histories

Geschichte und Erinnerung im Delta des Amudarja

148.0 x 210.0 cm, 138 p., paperback / softback
16,90 €

In the course of the Aral Sea catastrophe the life of the Amu Darya delta region changed radically within just a few years. The Karakalpak and German authors of this volume deal...

Editor: Motika, Raoul; Kemper, Michael; Kügelgen, Anke von

Repression, Anpassung, Neuorientierung

Studien zum Islam in der Sowjetunion und dem postsowjetischen Raum

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
110,00 €

How did Islam survive in the Soviet Union, how did Muslims re-establish Islam in the post-Soviet public sphere? In specific case studies and longitudinal surveys, senior...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 12
Hg. von Horst Kopp im Auftrag des Präsidiums der Deutsch-Jordanischen Gesellschaft e.V.

Jordanien und Deutschland

Über die Vielfalt kultureller Brücken. Festschrift zum 50jährigen Bestehen der Deutsch-Jordanischen Gesellschaft e.V.

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 254 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Dieser länderkundliche Überblick stellt Jordanien umfassend, objektiv und sachbezogen dar. Insbesondere aktuelle...

Editor: Dotson, Brandon; Iwao, Kazushi; Takeuchi, Tsuguhito

Scribes, Texts, and Rituals in Early Tibet and Dunhuang

Proceedings of the Third Old Tibetan Studies Panel held at the Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Vancouver 2010

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 156 p., cloth
98,00 €

This volume presents new findings and original research concerning early Tibet and the social and the Tibetan Empire (c. 600–850 CE). Demonstrating the methodological breadth of...

Gatter, Peer

Politics of Qat

The Role of a Drug in Ruling Yemen

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 880 p., hardback
98,00 €

For Imam Yahya, one of Yemen’s last kings, qat was a delight that he praised in poems. For his adversary, the revolutionary al-Zubayri, the plant was the “devil in the shape of a...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 20 Part: 1
Berg, Eberhard

Building the Sherpa’s New Present in the Age of Globalization

The construction of a novel tradtion as well as a collective Sherpa identity in a new place through the performance of Tibetan Buddhist ritual celebrations: a close look at the present revitalisation of Sherpa Buddhism, culture, and society

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 288 p., with dust jacket
39,80 €

The central concern of this book is a detailed examination of both the strategy and the means employed whereby the Sherpas have been successfully managing the creation of a novel...

By Gudrun Bühnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot

The Life of the Buddha

Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists’ Sketchbooks from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 204 p., with dust jacket
49,90 €

This book describes, analyses and reproduce line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are:
1. Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in...

Editor: Tubach, Jürgen; Vashalomidze, Sophia G.; Zimmer, Manfred

Caucasus during the Mongol Period – Der Kaukasus in der Mongolenzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
98,00 €

The anthology takes a comparative approach to reconstructing the perceptions that the Armenians and Georgians developed of their Mongol conquerors in the 13th and 14th centuries....

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