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  1. Hunger Mountain

    Hunger Mountain

    A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape

    • by
    • David Hinton
    Come along with David Hinton on a series of walks through the wild beauty of Hunger Mountain, near his home in Vermont—excursions informed by the worldview he’s imbibed from his many years translating the classics of Chinese poetry and philosophy. His broad-ranging discussion offers insight on everything from the mountain landscape to the origins of consciousness and the Cosmos, from geology to Chinese landscape painting, from parenting to pictographic oracle-bone… Read More

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  2. Japanese Street Slang

    Japanese Street Slang

    Completely Revised and Updated

    • by
    • Peter Constantine
    From ai (“love”) to zukkyu! (“heart attack!”) Japanese Street Slang details the roughest and rawest street language as it’s used in Japan today. Here’s how the Japanese really speak: the hustlers and high-rollers, the anime otaku teens and Tokyo yuppies, the gangsters and their ladies of the night. This is the guide to the kinkiest sex talk, drug slang, criminal lingo, popular text-messaging abbreviations, and more. More than just a… Read More

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  3. How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume Two

    How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume Two

    Buddhist Tenets

    • by
    • Craig Preston
    How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume Two: Buddhist Tenets continues Craig Preston's groundbreaking series of self-study materials designed for students learning to read Classical Tibetan on their own. This book serves a dual purpose: the student learns both grammar and philosophy at the same time.With easy-to-understand diagrams, Preston shows how to find your way through Tibetan sentences. It is like having a personal tutor at your fingertips, allowing you… Read More

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    $45.00
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  4. A Tibetan Verb Lexicon

    A Tibetan Verb Lexicon

    Verbs, Classes, and Syntactic Frames

    • by
    • Paul G. Hackett
    This is the first Tibetan-to-English verb resource to be published in more than thirty years. It is a verb dictionary containing extensive lexical information. Much more than a mere translation of existing works, this lexicon was compiled employing statistical techniques and data, and draws on sources spanning the 1,200 years of Tibet's classical literature and covering all major lineages. The lexicon contains over 1,700 root verb forms and phrasal verb… Read More

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    $39.95
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  5. How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume One

    How to Read Classical Tibetan, Volume One

    A Summary of the General Path

    • by
    • Craig Preston
    Do you want to learn to read Classical Tibetan? How to Read Classical Tibetan will show you—at your own pace—all the relationships that make Tibetan easy to read. It is a complete language course built around the exposition of a famous Tibetan text, Summary of the General Path to Buddhahood, written at the beginning of the fifteenth century. All the language tools you need to work at your own… Read More

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  6. Manual of Standard Tibetan

    Manual of Standard Tibetan

    Language and Civilization

    • by
    • Nicholas Tournadre,
    • Sangda Dorje
    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… Read More

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    $80.00
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  7. Basic Japanese through Comics Part 2

    Basic Japanese through Comics Part 2

    • by
    • Ashizawa Kazuko
    Basic Japanese Through Comics is not intended as a textbook, but rather as an entertaining supplement to a more structured study of Japanese. The 24 "lessons" in this book are a compilation of the Basic Japanese column from Mangajin magazine; they do not build on each other, so they can be read or studied in any order. Some of the other benefits of Basic Japanese Through Comics… Read More

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  8. The Japanese Particle Workbook

    The Japanese Particle Workbook

    • by
    • Taeko Kamiya
    Particles are an essential component of the Japanese language, and a facility with their use is essential for a mastery of both spoken and written forms. This new workbook will help students acquire that facility. It introduces 60 particles and their 188 basic functions in order of frequency of usage. Each function is illustrated with example sentences, and exercises are presented every few lessons to allow users to test their… Read More

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    $24.95
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  9. Basic Japanese through Comics

    Basic Japanese through Comics

    • by
    • Ashizawa Kazuko
    What is "Basic Japanese"? This book presents some very basic words and phrases along with some that are not usually considered "basic" at all. In fact, some of the material in this book is not typically presented until the student is well into his or her study of the Japanese language—and even then, it can be confusing without a skilled explanation. The Mangajin method, however, makes even this… Read More

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    $24.95
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  10. Learning Practical Tibetan

    Learning Practical Tibetan

    • by
    • Andrew Bloomfield,
    • Yanki Tshering
    Whether you are looking for a room, visiting a monastery, or bargaining for a bus seat, Learning Practical Tibetan will make immediate communication with Tibetans easy and fun. This book is designed for anyone wishing to communicate with Tibetans, either in Asia or in the West, and is suitable for beginners as well as for students familiar with the Tibetan language. Learning Practical Tibetan begins with a… Read More

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    $19.95
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