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Hungary: A Short History

The victors of the First World War created Hungary from the ruins of the Austro-Hungarian empire, but, in the centuries before, many called for its creation. Norman Stone traces the country's roots from the traditional representative councils of land-owning nobles to the Magyar nationalists of the nineteenth century and the firs...

Dreamers: How Young Indians Are Changing Their World

'Wise, timely and, alas, deeply troubling . . . Poonam has a gift for finding the most telling stories of our time and constructs a powerful argument.' * Financial Times * 'Diligently reported and crisply written, Dreamers is an eye-opening guide to India's troubled present - and future. No recent book has so astutely charted th...

The Bengalis

The Bengalis are the third largest ethno-linguistic group in the world, after the Han Chinese and the Arabs. A quarter of a billion strong and growing, the community has produced three Nobel laureates, world-class scientists, legendary political leaders and revolutionaries, iconic movie stars and directors, and an unending strea...

The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo region of Tibet. Volume 1: East and South Amdo (2nd Edition)

Following over 25 years of travel and original research by the author throughout the whole Amdo region of north-east Tibet, this book details in English and Tibetan the location, name, size and sect of 1,312 monasteries and hermitages, gives precise information on how to locate these religious establishments, presents photos of ...

Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, Literary Topography (1st Edition)

Mapping Modern Beijing investigates the five methods of representing Beijing-a warped hometown, a city of snapshots and manners, an aesthetic city, an imperial capital in comparative and cross-cultural perspective, and a displaced city on the Sinophone and diasporic postmemory-by authors travelling across mainland China, Taiwan,...

高原民俗及教育研究 - Studies of Plateau Folklore and Education

  • various |
  • 2017 |
  • pdf |
  • 8.61MB |
  • 198pages

本书是《亚洲高原视角(AHP)》期刊的首次汉语翻译版,是很多有意者合作的结果,也体现了我们团队合作的力量。书中前言 "AHP期刊及其鸣谢" 由才项多杰撰写(第5页); 第一章 "对《拉卜楞寺》一书的评述"由Christina Kilby Robinson 著(6-9页); 第二章 "豆后漏藏族村——改发与婚姻" 由周毛吉, CK Stuart和Steve Frediani 著,由周毛吉 译 (10-48页); 第三章 "循化撒拉族婚礼" 由马伟, 马建忠和CK Stuart著,由赵琳 译 (49-101页); 第四章 "被遗弃的山神" 由立穆斯什典 著, 由旦箭花和尼道斯让 译 (102-123页); 第五章 "青藏高原上的传销" 由Devin Gon...

Mansa Musa: The Most Famous African Traveler to Mecca

From Mali to Cairo to Mecca and beyond, Mansa Musa was known as the Lion of Mali. Now remembered as the richest person in history, his enormous wealth, legendary generosity, and lavish pilgrimage from Mali to Mecca made him a favorite of medieval Arab storytellers. However, the 14th-century leader also presided over one of the l...

The Monasteries of Amdo: A Comprehensive Guide to the Monasteries of the Amdo region of Tibet. Volume 2: Central, West and North Amdo (2nd Edition)

Following over 25 years of travel and original research by the author throughout the whole Amdo region of north-east Tibet, this book details in English and Tibetan the location, name, size and sect of 1,312 monasteries and hermitages, gives precise information on how to locate these religious establishments, presents photos of ...