Ladakh: Culture, History and Development between Himalaya and Kakakoram

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In 27 articles, the book presents the range of recent research on Ladakh, a small state in the Himalayas. Discusses the archaeology, history, architecture, politics, religion, gender issues where the Indian subcontinent and Asia meet.

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Overview

In 27 articles, the book presents the range of recent research on Ladakh, a small state in the Himalayas. Discusses the archaeology, history, architecture, politics, religion, gender issues where the Indian subcontinent and Asia meet.

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Scholars from eight different countries participated in the June 1997 colloquium which was the basis for this volume. The papers cover a wide range of topics from ancient painted pottery to modern tourism, all focused on life in the region known as Ladakh, between the Himalayas and Karakoram. The papers, which are not organized in any particular pattern, also include discussions of women's development and education; religion, including Buddhism and Islam; economics and trade, past and present; and language development. No subject index. Distributed by the David Brown Book Company. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788772887913
  • Publisher: Aarhus University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1999
  • Series: Recent Research on Ladakh Series
  • Pages: 414
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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