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Title Modern Ladakh : anthropological perspectives on continuity and change / edited by Martijn van Beek and Fernanda Pirie
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 311 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 20
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 20
Contents Visions of Ladakh: Nicola Grist, 19 April 1957-26 August 2004 / Sophie Day -- Corvée transport labour in 19th and early 20th century Ladakh: a study in continuity and change / John Bray -- Carpet weaving Ladakh and the influence of Sonam Paljor / Monisha Ahmed -- Urbanisation in Kargil and its effects in the Suru valley / Nicola Grist -- Distant neighbours either side of the Omasi La : the Zanskarpa and the Bod communities of Paldar / Isabelle Riaboff -- Calculs pour l'ouverture de la bouche de la terre: étude du temps, géomancie et art divinatoire au Ladakh / Pascale Dollfus -- Small shoes and painted faces: possession states and empbodiment in Buddhist Ladakh / Martin A. Mills -- Reformulating ingredients: outlines of a contemporary ritual for the consecration of medicines in Ladakh / Laurent Pordié -- Dancing in the face of death: Losar celebration in Photoksar / Fernanda Pirie -- Groupes d'unifiliation, parenté et societé à maison au Ladakh (le phaspun) / Patrick Kaplanian -- Women's narrative life histories: implications for maternal and child health in Ladakh / Nancy P. Chin, Tim Dye and Richard Lee -- Land use, land administration and land right in Shigar, Baltistan / Matthias Schmidt -- The introduction of modern chemical fertiliser to the Zangskar valley, Ladakh, and its effects on agricultural productivity, soil quality and Zangskari society / J. Seb Mankelow -- Changing currents: an ethnography of the traditional irrigation practices of Leh town / Sunandan Tiwari and Radhika Gupta
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Chiefly in English; two articles in French
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Subject Ladakhi (South Asian people) -- Case studies.
Ladakhi (South Asian people) -- Social conditions.
Ladākh (India) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Beek, Martijn van, 1961-
Pirie, Fernanda, 1964-
LC no. 2008017977
ISBN 9047443349 (electronic bk.)
9789047443346 (electronic bk.)