Sino-Platonic Papers has rereleased for free Indo-European Vocabulary in Old Chinese. A New Thesis on the Emergence of Chinese Language and Civilization in the Late Neolithic Age (2.9 MB PDF), by Tsung-tung Chang of Goethe-Universität.
Here’s the table of contents:
- Recent developments in the field of historical linguistics
- Monosyllabic structure of Chinese words and Indo-European stems
- Tonal accents of Middle Chinese
- Preliminaries on the comparison of consonants and vowels
- Some IE stems corresponding to Chinese words of entering tone
- Middle Chinese tones and final consonants of IE stems
- Some IE stems corresponding to Chinese words of rising tone
- Some IE stems corresponding to Chinese words of vanishing tone
- Some IE stems corresponding to Chinese words of level tone
- Reconstruction of Middle Chinese vocalism according to Yün-ching
- Old Chinese vocalism
- Vocalic correspondences between Chinese and IE
- Initials of Old Chinese
- Initial consonant clusters in Old Chinese as seen from IE-stems
- Proximity of Chinese to Germanic
- Relation of Old Chinese to neighboring languages
- Emergence of Chinese Empire and language in the middle of the third millennium B.C.
- Rhyme Tables of Early Middle Chinese (600)
- Rhyme Tables of Early Mandarin (1300)
- Word Index
This was first published in January 1988 as issue no. 7 of the journal.