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Ladakh is celebrated as the last outpost of Tibetan civilization. Ladakh was the crossroads where Islam and Buddhism met and blended to produce a unique culture. This revised edition of the standard account of the region offers analysis of political, social and economic changes in Ladakh.
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"Only [Rizvi] has given us, in one volume, so much reliable information."--Asian AffairsAbout the Author:
Janet Rizvi is a freelance researcher and writer, specializing in the Western Himalaya and particularly Ladhak, where she lived for two years.
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Hardcover with dustjacket, this is the "corrected" edition, "the first authoritative and readable study of Ladakh to offer a full account of the many facets of this fascinating mountain district of Jammu and Kashmir state," 224 pages, illustrated with color and black & white photographs, includes a double-page end-paper map, glossary and select bibliography, book is clean inside and out with no significant flaws, dustjacket has some scuffing to the glossy surface as its only flaw, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included. Seller Inventory # 029436
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Minus. First Edition Book. Blue cloth, 224pp. Endpaper maps. With b&w and color photos. Study of a little known corner of the world at the place where Kashmir and Tibet meet, where the population is both Muslim and Buddhist. Clean, tight, sound copy. Shiny dustjacket with a little bit of wear and tear. Seller Inventory # sh1464