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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Text, Image and Song in Transdisciplinary Dialogue
Subtitle: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003, Volume 7
Edited By: D. Klimburg-Salter
C. Jahoda
K. Tropper
Series Title: Brill's Tibetan Studies Library 10

The papers in this volume all result from field work in the Indian
Himalayas and the TAR conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Unit,
Austrian Science Fund. While the research goals were established within the
framework of transdisciplinary research, each scholar approaches scientific
problems according to the methodologies associated with their respective
disciplines: philology, philosophy, history, art history, linguistics, and

In the contribution published here, Steinkellner, Klimburg-Salter, Widorn,
and Jahoda explicate the structure, methods, and advantages of
transdisciplinary research. Lasic and Tauscher analyse two different
philosophical questions on the basis of manuscripts from Tabo (Spiti) and
Gondhla (Lahaul). Pasang Wangdu, Tropper and Ponweiser each examine a
Buddhist monument from a different perspective: Keru (TAR), Wanla (Ladakh),
and Tabo. Papa-Kalantari and Hein discuss respectively an iconographic
problem and oral traditions from Spiti and upper Kinnaur.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 900415549X
ISBN-13: 9789004155497
Pages: 252
Prices: U.K. £ 89.00
U.S. $ 120.00