Ladakhi Histories

Ladakhi Histories
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Title: Ladakhi Histories
Sub Title: Local and Regional Perpectives
Summary: Ladakh’s geographical Location between the Himalaya and Karakoram mountains has exposed it to competing political and cultural influences from India, Central Asia and Tibet. This book points to Ladakh’s distinct Local identity, but argues that its Historical development can best of understood in a wider regional perspective. it contains twenty-three research papers from the international Association of ladakh studies(IALS), and draws on contributions from Historian, art Historians, linguists and anthropologists. Their sources include Ladakhi historial,documents,comparative linguistic research, visual evidence from temple architecture and inscriptions, John Bray is President of the International Association of Ladakh Studies. His Publications include A Bibliography of Ladakh(Warminister,1988.His Published research has focused on the History of European Political and missionary encounters in Tibet and the Himalaya border regions.
Detail: Ladakh’s geographical Location between the Himalaya and Karakoram mountains has exposed it to competing political and cultural influences from India, Central Asia and Tibet. This book points to Ladakh’s distinct Local identity, but argues that its Historical development can best of understood in a wider regional perspective. it contains twenty-three research papers from the international Association of ladakh studies(IALS), and draws on contributions from Historian, art Historians, linguists and anthropologists. Their sources include Ladakhi historial,documents,comparative linguistic research, visual evidence from temple architecture and inscriptions, John Bray is President of the International Association of Ladakh Studies. His Publications include A Bibliography of Ladakh(Warminister,1988.His Published research has focused on the History of European Political and missionary encounters in Tibet and the Himalaya border regions.