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 . Ladakh, last outpost of Tibetan civilization, is isolated from the rest of India as well as Tibet by the world’s highest mountains. This book has been accepted as a . LADAKH: CROSSROADS OF HIGH ASIA By Janet Rizvi Rs. Oxford University Press, , pp. , MANJU KAK Profiling a Landscape It is a common.
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Shivam Tomar rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Creatures of the Wild: He died near the Korakoram Pass at the hands of an Afghan assassin, Daud Mohammad, ending as another mystery the rugged mountains have buried. Polo and polyandry, the living heritage of the gonpa, the role of Jesuits are just some of the topics covered here in a captivating prose. My gratitude to the learned writer Janet. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
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There’s a map in the endpapers, though it’s not very detailed and includes a footnote saying the “the boundaries shown on this map are neither authentic nor correct”. A Journey in Ladakh: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Rinchen Dolma rated it really liked it Mar 20, Please try again later. The canvas she discusses is varied moving from profiling the landscape to the creatures of the asua, legendary trade routes, polyandry and polo, and the Jesuit missions and gomphas that coexisted crrossroads the latter Mughal times.
Punit rated it really liked it Sep 12, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This should be the hihg book to read for a serious beginner in Ladakh studies, and is accessible enough for a casual reader.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Hazardous Trails Part 3: 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. Retaining the basic information from the original, this revised and updated third edition documents the changes and transformations that Ladakh has witnessed sinceincluding a detailed analysis of political and economic shifts in the wake of the Kargil war.
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And in the third and most important part we read about the local traditions and how they impact on the present multicultural reality, with Buddhists, Muslims and Christians and few Hindus mixing and hihg their heritage to find most of the time an exemplary modus vivendi not easily found these days in this part of Asia.
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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Click here to sign up. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Choose your country or region Close. Crossroads of High Asia by Janet Rizvi. Crossroadds perceived as a crossrooads, romantic, and mysterious Shangri-La, Ladakh has over the years undergone profound changes-political, demographic, economic, socio-cultural as well as environmental.
There is discussion on issues of language, an amazingly sophisticated irrigation system, development technology suitable to fragile ecosystems, etc.
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The Old Kingdom 5. Retaining the basic information from the original, this revised and updated third edition documents the changes and transformations that Ladakh has witnessed sinceincluding a detailed analysis of political and economic shifts in the wake of the Kargil war.
Help Center Find new research papers in: Shashank rated it it was amazing Jan 13, This scholarly yet lively introduction to Ladakh and its people, in print sinceis widely recognized as an authoritative and comprehensive reference for general information on the region.
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