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Ladakh

Culture, History, and Development between Himalaya and Karakoram

A part of the subject area


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414 pages ill.
Hardback
ISBN 87 7288 791 5

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In 27 articles, the book presents the range of recent research on Ladakh, a small state in the Himalayas.

Table of contents

Preface

The International Association for Ladakh Studies

Henry Osmaston: The First Chapter, John Bray

The Salt Trade: Rupshu's Annual Trek to Tso Kar, Monisha Ahmed

An Eighteenth-Century Bhutanese Lama's Journey to Ladakh, John Bray & Chris Butters

The Tibetanisation of European Steel Stoves in Ladakh, John Clarke

Whither Ladakh Education?, David Sonam Dawa

The Development of Ecological Agriculture in Ladakh and Strategies for Sustainable Development, Mohammed Deen Darokhan

Mountain Deities among the Nomadic Communities of Kharnak (Eastern Ladakh), Pascale Dollfus

Women's Development and Education in Kargil District, Kaneez Fatima

Tibetan Literary Language and Ladakhi Speech: A Continuity, Anandamayee Ghosh

Twin Peaks: The Two Shi'ite Factions of the Suru Valley, Nicola Grist

The smyung gnas Fast in Zangskar: How Liminality Depends on Structure, Kim Gutschow

Gender, Modernisation, and Change in Ladakh, Katherine E. Hay

Yangthang in West Ladakh: An Analysis of the Economic and Socio-cultural Structure of a Village and Its Relation with Its Monastery, Reinhard Herdick

Ancient Painted Pottery from Ladakh, Neil Howard

The Scope of Tourism in Kargil District, Mohd. Jaffar Akhoon

The Wrath of Rahu: Remarks on the Observation of Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Ladakh, Michael Khoo & Tsering Norbu Martse

Csoma Kőrösi's Guides in Tibetan Learning from Rdzong khul dgon pa, Zangs dkar, with Special Reference to Tshul khrims rgya mthso, P.J. Marczell

The Foremost Teachers of the Kings of Ladakh, Nawang Tsering Shakspo

Muslim-Buddhist Relations in a Ritual Context: An Analysis of the Muharram Procession in Leh Township, Ladakh, David Pinault

Kargil: An Introduction to the District and the Youth Voluntary Forum, Mohd. Raza Abbasi

The Trade in Pashm and Its Impact on Ladakh's History, Janet Rizvi

Economic Conditions in Ladakh during the Dogra Period, Abdul Ghani Sheikh

Bālāwaristān and Other ImagiNations: A Nationalist Discourse in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, Martin Sökefeld

Economic Development of Ladakh: Need for a New Strategy, Sonam Dawa

Hanu Village: A Symbol of Resistance, Sonam Phuntshog

Women's Development in Ladakh, Spalzes Angmo

Borrowed Language: Passive Assimilation or Active Incorporation of Modern Concepts, Bettina Zeisler

Biographical Notes

Index

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