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Indo-Iranian languages

Paperback. Divided into male and female sections, this dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of Muslim names in both English and Arabic. Each name has a description of its origin and meaning as well as indication of whether the name is derived from Arabic or Persian. Num Pages: 367 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 2BXF; 2CSR; GBC; HBTG; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 20. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co (Publishers)Ltd
Number of pages
367
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850653578
ISBN
9781850653578

€ 18.94

Paperback. Besides the three mainstream languages, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish, other languages such as Kurdish and Amazigh have contributed to the literary tapestry of the region. This book is devoted to the exploration of those persistent ties and affinities, as well as to the attempt to recover and discover linkages between literatures, and more. Editor(s): Motlagh, Amy. Num Pages: 500 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 2BXF; 2CSR; DSBH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 236 x 168 x 30. Weight in Grams: 975.
Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9789774167034
ISBN
9789774167034

€ 44.99
€ 42.15

Hardcover. Not until the mid-19th century were women writers able to defy traditional Iranian propriety, which demanded that their bodies be veiled and their voices unheard in public. This text traces the history of this new movement, setting it in the context of social and cultural practices. Num Pages: 320 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBF; DSBH; JFC; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 132. .
Publisher
I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850435754
ISBN
9781850435754

€ 95.24

Hardcover. Parvin Loloi has collected and analysed the entire body of English translations of the celebrated Persian poet Hafiz, with the aim of identifying the specific problems which his writing presents to translators. Her book includes a first-line index of English translations of individual poems. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCQ; DSBB; DSC; GBCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 35. Weight in Grams: 712.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860649233
ISBN
9781860649233

€ 95.24

Hardcover. The Arabian Nights and Orientalism in Resonance was especially commissioned to celebrate the tercentenary of the first Western edition of The Arabian Nights. Num Pages: 240 pages, 72ill. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850437680
ISBN
9781850437680

€ 95.24

Hardcover. A renowned poet, philosopher and traveller of the 11th century, Nasir-i Khusraw was also a major Ismaili thinker and author of the Iranian lands. This is a study of his life and aspects of his theological and philosophical thought in the context of his times. Series: Ismaili Heritage Series. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 2BXF; BG; DSBB; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 33. Weight in Grams: 576.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850439196
ISBN
9781850439196

€ 33.99
€ 32.24

Hardcover. This study will be of interest to scholars and students of comparative Arabic-Persian literature, and the ghazal in related Islamic literatures such as Urdu and Ottoman Turkish. It is also of value to the field of comparative literature more widely - Hafiz was a key influence on notable nineteenth-century literary figures such as Goethe and Byron. Series: British Institute of Persian Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B. Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848851443
ISBN
9781848851443

€ 90.89

Paperback. Dari is the most used language in Afghanistan. This book is designed to cover one year of instruction, offers beginning learners a communicative approach to the Dari language that emphasizes task-oriented, communicative activities for developing the four language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Num Pages: 640 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BX; CJB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 285 x 221 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1722.
Publisher
Georgetown University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Pap/Cdr Bl
Condition
New
SKU
V9781626161092
ISBN
9781626161092

€ 65.54

Hardcover. It is often said that Rumi (aka Jalal al-Din, 1207-73) is the most popular poet in the United States. The main key to Rumi's success is the spiritual appeal of his work. It combines lyrical beauty with philosophical profundity, a sense of rapture and an acute awareness of human suffering in ways which speak directly to contemporary audiences. Editor(s): Washington, Peter. Series: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 116 x 20. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841597690
ISBN
9781841597690

€ 15.99
€ 12.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 343 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXL; CJB; CJBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 142 x 218 x 20. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
356
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780781809399
ISBN
9780781809399

€ 36.99
€ 33.43

Paperback. Here, the author explores, by examining the 13th-century writings of the poet Nizari Quhistani, how the Persian Ismailis maintained their religious identity and community during the Mongol onslaught. Series: Ismaili Heritage Series. Num Pages: 208 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 2BXF; 3H; DCQ; DSBB; DSC; HBJF; HBLC; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860648762
ISBN
9781860648762

€ 20.60

Paperback. Num Pages: 339 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2BXF; CBDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 185 x 32. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
IBS Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908357571
ISBN
9781908357571

€ 25.18

Hardcover. "The Shahnamah of Firdausi" is an epic poem composed around 1000 CE that tells the story of pre-Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the seventh century. This study focuses on a particular manuscript of the work produced in the late 1440s for the Timurid Muhammad Juki. Num Pages: 224 pages, 136 colour plates. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 329 x 232 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1830.
Publisher
Philip Wilson Publishers
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780856676727
ISBN
9780856676727

€ 46.99
€ 40.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 270 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 175 x 14. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138825567
ISBN
9781138825567

€ 71.46

Hardcover. Presents an overview of Persian literature's long and rich historiography. This book reflects the stature and significance of Persian literature as one of the single most important accomplishment of the Iranian experience. Editor(s): Melville, Charles. Series: History of Persian Literature. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 1FC; 1FK; 2BXF; DSB; HBAH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 227 x 163 x 63. Weight in Grams: 1186.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845119119
ISBN
9781845119119

€ 95.24

Paperback. Lonely Planet's Farsi Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Farsi phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Num Pages: 260 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; WTK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 99 x 11. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Lonely Planet
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781741791341
ISBN
9781741791341

€ 7.12

Paperback. Considered one of the greatest works of Persian literature, this title is written by a medieval Sufi mystic who also happens to be the most popular poet in America. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 35. Weight in Grams: 586.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780061905834
ISBN
9780061905834

€ 15.99
€ 11.81

Hardcover. A comprehensive look at the life and poetry of Sa'di - the poet of life, love and compassion. Series: Makers of the Muslim World. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; BGL; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 17. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851684731
ISBN
9781851684731

€ 32.60

Hardcover. A History of Persian Literature answers this need and offers a new, comprehensive and detailed history of its subject. This 18-volume, authoritative survey reflects the stature and significance of Persian literature as the single most important accomplishment of the Iranian experience. Editor(s): Kreyenbroek, Philip G.; Marzolph, Ulrich. Series: History of Persian Literature. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 2BX; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 145 x 41. Weight in Grams: 726.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
432
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845119188
ISBN
9781845119188

€ 95.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 374 pages, colour illus. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 280 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1260.
Publisher
Mage Publishers
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Ist Print on Demand Paperback
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823515
ISBN
9781933823515

€ 123.97
€ 119.09

Paperback. A breathtaking new collection of translations of poems by Rumi, one of the world's most loved mystical teachers. Beautifully packaged and illustrated with Persian calligraphy, this is an ideal gift for every MBS reader. Num Pages: 128 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCF; HRLK; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 153 x 9. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780722539811
ISBN
9780722539811

€ 9.99
€ 8.92

Hardcover. In the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Iranian society and culture underwent massive changes. The author presents a comparative analysis of post-revolutionary Iranian cinema as an offshoot of Iranian modernity, and explains its connections with the themes present in traditional Persian poetry and conventional visual arts. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 2BXF; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; 3JMC; APFA; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 24. Weight in Grams: 434.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848857414
ISBN
9781848857414

€ 90.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 372 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 281 x 217 x 20. Weight in Grams: 872.
Publisher
Mage Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Book II ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823706
ISBN
9781933823706

€ 82.63
€ 80.44

Hardcover. The pioneering Iranian poet and filmmaker Forugh Farrokhzad was an iconic figure in her own day and has come to represent the spirit of revolt against patriarchal and cultural norms in 1960s Iran. This title offers a tribute to the work of a remarkable woman which introduces and explains her legacy for a 21st-century audience. Editor(s): Brookshaw, Dominic Parviz; Rahimieh, Nasrin. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16 integrated bw illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848851559
ISBN
9781848851559

€ 90.39

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