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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Paperbackpages. Please try again later. Indian Sociology Yogendra Singh. Lakshminarayanan Iyer rated it liked it Jun 24, Gauri Dabholkar rated it liked it Aug 03, Democracy and Public Space John R. Read more Read less. In the second section we learn how history shaped the region. Junaid Hakeem rated it liked it Feb 27, No doubt the transition to modernity is more rapid with the deflection of tourists from Kashmir, it having become a virtual death-trap this last decade.
Devine and Angela McCarthy. There is discussion on issues of language, an amazingly sophisticated irrigation system, development technology laeakh to fragile ecosystems, etc. The Native Genius Manasa Murugan rated it really liked it Oct 09, Extensively researched and lucidly written, this book explores hihg region’s history and its importance as a confluence of various cultures and traditions to present a deeply informed account of Ladakh and its people.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Divided into accessible chapters designed to give a holistic picture of the districts to both the initiate and the informed. Learning from Ladakh – a much more popular work – Crossroadx book is a much more well-balanced, objective account, grounding Rcossroads in its historical and regional context. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Profile of a Landscape 3. Creatures of the Wild: 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.
Review “Only [Rizvi] has given us, in one volume, so much reliable information. A History of Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The one an only complete book about in itself.
Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia
Janet Rizvi is the author of Trans-Himalayan Caravans: A Journey in Ladakh: Extensively researched and lucidly written, this book explores the region’s history and kadakh importance as a confluence of various cultures and traditions to present a deeply informed account of Ladakh and its people. Share your thoughts with other customers. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
A Change of Direction 6. The writer has an obvious fondness for the region and it’s people, and the book is good introduction for readers unfamiliar with Ladakh.
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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. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?
Punit rated it really liked it Sep 12, Once perceived as a remote, romantic, and mysterious Shangri-La, Ladakh has over the years undergone profound changes-political, demographic, economic, socio-cultural as well as environmental.
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