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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She adopts an interdisciplinary approach, and her subjects range from the nature of the imposing Himalayan hkgh to the convoluted history of Ladakh to the even more complicated present.

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This scholarly yet lively introduction to Oof and its people, in print sinceis widely recognized as an authoritative and comprehensive reference for general information on the region. The one an only complete book about in itself. 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”.


Stuart rated it it was ok Oct 07, Close to 30 years in print. A Journey In Ladakh. In the second section we learn how history shaped the region.

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May 28, Sai Chand rated it liked it Shelves: Shivam Tomar rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Janet Rizvi is awia author of Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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One needs to refer to these on a frequent basis. Hazardous Trails Part 3: Help Center Find new research papers in: Junaid Hakeem rated it liked it Feb 27, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Shashank rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Retaining the basic information from the original, this revised and updated third edition documents the changes and transformations that Ladahk has witnessed sinceincluding a detailed analysis of political and economic shifts in the wake of the Kargil war.

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Return to Book Page. Prodipto rated it really liked it Dec 02, One person found this helpful. Now all this is a thing of the past. To ask other readers questions about Ladakhplease sign up. Once perceived as a remote, romantic, and mysterious Shangri-La, Ladakh has over the years undergone profound changes-political, demographic, economic, socio-cultural as aia as environmental.

Ladakh: Crossroads of High Asia by Janet Rizvi

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Russ rated it liked it Hjgh 26, This is an excellent book on Ladakh, the author writes well and her research is accurate and thorough. New Scots Tom M. Tarun Aggarwal rated it really liked it Sep 13, Learning from Ladakh – a much more popular work – Rizvi’s book is a much more well-balanced, objective account, grounding Ladakh in its historical and regional context.

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