Ladakh: culture, history, and development between Himalaya and Kararoram ; recent research on Ladakh 8 : proceedings of the Eighth Colloquium of the International Association for Ladakh Studies held at Moesgaard, Aarhus University, 5-8 June 1997
Martijn van Beek, Kristoffer Brix Bertelsen, Poul Pedersen, International Association for Ladakh Studies
Aarhus University Press, 1999 - History - 414 pages
In 27 articles, the book presents the range of recent research on Ladakh, a small state in the Himalayas. Discusses the archaeology, history, architecture, politics, religion, gender issues where the Indian subcontinent and Asia meet.
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