The Illuminating Mirror: Tibetan Studies in Honour of Per K. Sorensen on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday

The Illuminating Mirror: Tibetan Studies in Honour of Per K. Sorensen on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday

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English summary: This Festschrift contains thirty-three articles from an international group of colleagues and associates of Professor Per K. Sorensen, one of the leading figures in Tibetan studies, who taught for twenty years as a professor in the Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies at the University of Leipzig. The thematic variety of the studies related to Tibet and the Himalaya region reflect the broad interests of Prof. Sorenson; at the same time, the articles in this anthology address a number of questions that are representative of the current state of research into the history, religion, ethnology, literature, archaeology, and art of Tibet. This celebratory volume also includes numerous illustrations as well as an extensive introduction dedicated to the scholarship, research, and teaching of the honoree. German description: Die Festschrift umfasst 33 internationale Beitrage von Kollegen und Wegbegleitern von Per K. Sorensen, einer der fuhrenden Vertreter der Tibetwissenschaften, der seit 20 Jahren als Professor am Institut fur Indologie und Zentralasienwissenschaften der Universitat Leipzig lehrt. Die thematische Vielfalt der Tibet- und Himalaya bezogenen Studien spiegelt das breite Interessensgebiet des Jubilars; gleichzeitig ist der Sammelband in vielen Fragen reprasentativ fur den heutigen Forschungsstand zu Geschichte, Religion, Ethnologie, Literatur, Archaologie und Kunst in Tibet. Zahlreiche Abbildungen sowie ein ausfuhrlicher, dem Gelehrten- und Forscherleben des Jubilars gewidmeter Einleitungsteil komplettieren die Festschrift.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783954901371
Publisher: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Series: Contributions to Tibetan Studies Series , #12
Edition description: Multilingu
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.70(d)

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