Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion by J.F.A. Sawyer, J.M.Y. Simpson

By J.F.A. Sawyer, J.M.Y. Simpson

The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion offers the professional and the final reader with exact, up to date details on each element of the an important interface among language and faith. easy accessibility to fabric in over 320 articles via students in lots of fields is supplied either in a transparent thematic association, and via a accomplished and specific normal index. dialogue of many issues together with the construction of distinct sacred scripts, non secular calligraphy, and using spiritual symbols in meditation, magic and in other places, is enriched and elucidated by means of illustrations, diagrams and tables. The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion brings jointly articles and bibliographic entries drawn from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, all of which were revised and up-to-date safely. those articles are supplemented by means of a great number of thoroughly new contributions, one in all that is an intensive 12,500 be aware article on 'Basic innovations and phrases in Linguistics', making this quantity obtainable to a large audience.

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S. occupation zones. East Germany (German Democratic Republic) created by the USSR from its occupation zone. 1955 Warsaw Pact signed between East German satellite countries and the USSR. 1956 Soviet invasion of Hungary. 1957 Sputnik I launched by USSR European Economic Community established through the Treaty of Rome. 1960s-1990s Persistent and intense guerrilla warfare in Northern Ireland. 1961 Berlin wall constructed by the USSR. 1968 Invasion of Czechoslovakia by the USSR. 1970 Great Britain becomes member of Common Market.

Genealogies, understood as a tree, were carefully remembered and handed down through the generations through epic songs and tales as origin myths. Kinship Terminology. Kin ties were defined by blood given to the children only through the patriline. A wife's or mother's kin were her parental family; her father and brothers were responsible for her until she married. Accordingly, mother's brother and mother's son had special terms, but apparently there was no specific kin terminology for their children.

Economic relations with Yugoslavia ended two years after the proclamation of the Albanian Socialist People's Republic in 1946. From 1949 Albania was a member of the Soviet-East European Council of Mutual Economic Assistance, and the Soviet Union was the most important trading partner until 1961, when relations were broken off. Economic assistance was provided by China from 1961 until 1978, when it ended and Chinese experts withdrew. In 1968 Albania left the Warsaw Pact. Until May 1990 the constitution did not permit the raising of foreign loans, and this restricted foreign investment.

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