Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia

Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia

by Janet Rizvi


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Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia by Janet Rizvi

This authoritatively written book is the first to study Ladakh, the celebrated Last outpost of Tibetan civilization. Janet Rizvi shows how Buddhism and Islam met at this high-altitude crossroads to form a unique culture, and discusses the region's history, rich oral tradition, economy, literature, and artifacts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198079415
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2012
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

About the Author:
Janet Rizvi is a British historian who lived in Ladakh for two years as the wife of the Development Commissioner.

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