Altai A Novel

Author: Wu Ming
Editor: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781680760
Size: 20,69 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 875

When Venetian secret service Emmanuele De Zante is jailed, accused of treason, and offered the chance to escape, he sets off on a voyage through the balkans that ends in the Sultan's palace in Constantinople.

Auxiliary Verb Constructions In Altai Sayan Turkic

Author: Gregory D. S. Anderson
Editor: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
ISBN: 9783447046367
Size: 13,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 788

Auxiliary Verb Constructions in Altai-Sayan Turkic is a comprehensive survey of the rich system of auxiliary verbs found in the Altai-Sayan Turkic languages spoken in south central Siberia. This includes a discussion of the range of patterns of inflection in the auxiliary verb constructions, the development of various verbal affixes that were originally auxiliary verbs, and the wide array of functions that auxiliary verb constructions have in this group of languages. These latter include the usual tense, mood, and aspect categories that are commonly associated with auxiliary verbs across the languages of the world. In addition, auxiliary verb constructions have several less typical functions in the Altai-Sayan Turkic languages. These include both unusual modal or aspectual categories like unexpected action or 'pretend to' forms and categories relating to so-called verbal 'orientation' or 'direction' and 'version'. In the former instance, the forms mark motion toward or away from the subject, topic, or discourse locus, while the latter formations indicate whether a subject or a nonsubject is the participant primarily affected by the action of the verb.

Reconstruction Of Pleistocene Ice Dammed Lake Outburst Floods In The Altai Mountains Siberia

Author: Jürgen Herget
Editor: Geological Society of America
ISBN: 0813723868
Size: 18,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 957

Spiritual Wisdom From The Altai Mountains

Author: Nikolai Shodoev
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780991215
Size: 15,38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 571

Drawing on ancient symbols, oral and shamanic text, legend and prophecy, Shodoev gives an introduction to Altai cosmology, the soul, individual, spiritual development, harmony between man and the nature and the imminent evolutionary shift from the yellow to the white era.

Eurasia S Altai Heritage

Author: Seidakhmet Kuttykadam
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1543487483
Size: 10,74 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 534

The book you are about to read presents the outlandish theory that all human civilizations and languages began once at a single point on earth and a specific point in time. It is a rereading of history up to the modern day that witnesses the spread of culture from this single point and how it changed and whom it touched and how. It posits the notion that the original, or primordial, knowledge of human beings was something pure and useful but over time has been distorted into something that is too often wicked and harmful. From simple beginnings when humans lived as part of nature, knowledge was a necessary means of understanding nature, and in the authors view, knowledge has become an end in itself, pursued for its own sake and in disregard of the real difficulties humanity now faces.


Author: Wu Ming
Editor: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781682429
Size: 11,10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 867

When a fire rips through the Venetian Arsenal in 1569, the enigmatic Emanuele De Zante, spy-catcher and secret agent, is betrayed by his lover, imprisoned, and accused of treason. Given the chance to escape, he embarks on a trans-European odyssey that will test his loyalty and force him to question even his own identity. Through a series of deadly political games leading all the way to the Sultan’s palace in Constantinople, De Zante and his companions spiral headfirst toward a conflict in which the great empires of the Republic of Venice and the Ottomans threaten the very foundations of civilization. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Grassland Policy And Politics In China S Altai Mountains

Author: Michael L. Zukosky
ISBN: 9781109858068
Size: 17,33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 612

China's re-engagement with global capitalism has enabled and made possible new forms of politics. In northwestern China's mountainous Altai region, problems of poverty, or income disparity when Altai is compared with other regions, as well as problems of grassland degradation and desertification, are said to be related to the cultural practices of the region's minority nationality and nomadic pastoral Kazakh residents. These cultural practices---said to be traditional forms of land tenure, management, and other use practices associated with transhumant pastoral production---are referred to as primitive and backwards, and thus, residents are said to lack the scientific knowledge and technical expertise that sustainable development---whether framed in terms of increasing incomes or conserving grassland resources---in the region requires.

After Wild Sheep In The Altai And Mongolia

Author: Elim Pavlovich Demidov (principe di San Donato)
Size: 20,20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 938

Environmental Security And Sustainable Land Use With Special Reference To Central Asia

Author: Hartmut Vogtmann
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402044922
Size: 10,31 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 487

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Security and Sustainable Land Use of Mountain and Steppe Territories of Mongolia and Altai, held in Barnaul, Russia, 25-27 October 2004

Mountain Ranges Of Kazakhstan

Author: Books, LLC
Editor: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781156851845
Size: 20,13 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 899

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Altai, Ural Mountains, Altaic languages, Irtysh River, Pazyryk burials, Altai Mountains, Lake Zaysan, Belukha Mountain, Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Dzungaria, Burkhanism, Tian Shan, Natalia Polosmak, Altay language, Oskemen, Altay people, Denisova Cave, Ukok Plateau, Govi-Altai Province, Kayue culture, Gerhard Doerfer, Trans-Ili Alatau, Golden Mountains of Altai, Music in the Altai Republic, Kyrgyz Alatau, Qijia culture, Kungey Alatau, Kh iten Peak, Siwa culture, Baijinbao culture, Salair Ridge, Mugodzhar Hills, Katun Preserve, Karatau Mountains, Saylyugem Mountains, Talas Alatau, Argu Tagh, Lake Markakol, Tavan Bogd Uul, Seima-Turbino Phenomenon, Dzungarian Alatau, Chuya Alps, Tarbagatai Mountains. Excerpt: Altaic is a proposed language family that is held by its proponents to include the Turkic, Mongolic, Tungusic, and possibly the Japonic language families and the Korean language isolate. These languages are spoken in a wide arc stretching from northeast Asia through Central Asia to Anatolia and eastern Europe (Turks, Kalmyks). The group is named after the Altai Mountains, a mountain range in Central Asia. These language families share numerous characteristics. The debate is over the origin of their similarities. One camp, often called the "Altaicists," views these similarities as arising from common descent from a Proto-Altaic language spoken several thousand years ago. The other camp, often called the "anti-Altaicists," views these similarities as arising from areal interaction between the language groups concerned. Some linguists believe the case for either interpretation is about equally strong; they have been called the "sceptics." Another view accepts Altaic as a valid family but includes in it only Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic. This view was widespread prior to the 1960s, but has almost no supporte...