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. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The book provides detailed account of Ladakh – History, Geography, Culture, Religion and monasteries. See all free Kindle reading apps. Of particular interest to me was the pashm and charas crodsroads routes that traversed over inaccessible ranges.


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Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia by Janet Rizvi

This should be the first book to read for a serious beginner in Ladakh studies, and is accessible enough for a casual reader. Of particular interest is the analysis on women in a society which traditionally awarded its female half, a high status. Ankush Gupta rated it it was amazing Aeia 09, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Audible Download Audio Books. Rinchen Dolma rated it really liked corssroads Mar 20, He died near the Korakoram Pass at the hands of an Afghan assassin, Daud Mohammad, ending as another mystery the rugged mountains have buried.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A great book on Ladhak. Right from its production by the nomadic Chang-pa on the plateaus of Tibet the trade continued to be handled by certain Kashmiri families hence, the renowned Cashmere shawl.


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This authoritatively written book is the first to study Ladakh, the celebrated last outpost of Tibetan civilization. Focuses on changes sinceincluding Kargil war.