Manual of Standard Tibetan: Language and Civilization / Edition 1

Manual of Standard Tibetan: Language and Civilization / Edition 1

by Nicolas Tournadre, Sangda Dorje
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559391898

ISBN-13: 9781559391894

Pub. Date: 12/15/2003

Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

The Manual of Standard Tibetan presents the everyday speech of Lhasa as it is currently used in Tibet and among the Tibetan diaspora. It not only places the language in its natural context but also highlights along the way key aspects of Tibetan civilization and Vajrayana Buddhism. The Manual, which consists of forty-one lessons, is illustrated with

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The Manual of Standard Tibetan presents the everyday speech of Lhasa as it is currently used in Tibet and among the Tibetan diaspora. It not only places the language in its natural context but also highlights along the way key aspects of Tibetan civilization and Vajrayana Buddhism. The Manual, which consists of forty-one lessons, is illustrated with many drawings and photographs and also includes two informative political and linguistic maps of Tibet. Two CDs provide an essential oral complement to the manual. A detailed introduction presents a linguistic overview of spoken and written Tibetan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559391894
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Edition description:
With CD
Pages:
563
Sales rank:
817,461
Product dimensions:
8.47(w) x 10.89(h) x 1.17(d)

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