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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The writer has an obvious fondness for the region and it’s people, and the book is good introduction for readers unfamiliar with Ladakh. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Gauri Dabholkar rated it liked it Aug 03, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Elias rated it really liked it Jun 23, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
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This authoritatively written book is the first to study Ladakh, the celebrated last outpost of Tibetan civilization. Share your thoughts with other customers. Extensively researched and lucidly written, this book explores the 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.
Manasa Murugan rated it really liked it Aisa 09, 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. Crossroads of High Asia. One person found this helpful. By the time one finishes the book, one is sure to remember some names of the kings, the sects of Budhism, monasteries, some places and the routes etc.
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No doubt the transition to modernity laddakh more rapid with the deflection of tourists from Kashmir, it having become a virtual death-trap this last decade.
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Retaining the basic information crosstoads 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. Showing of 2 reviews. Customers who bought this item also bought.
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The Native Genius 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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First Citizens Meena Radhakrishna. Janet Rizvi shows how Buddhism and Islam met crossroxds this high-altitude crossroads to form a unique culture, and discusses the region’s history, rich oral tradition, economy, literature, and artifacts. Get to Know Us. 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.