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Author Pirie, Fernanda, 1964-

Title Peace and conflict in Ladakh : the construction of a fragile web of order / by Fernanda Pirie
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 235 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 13
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 13. 1568-6183
Contents Ladakh -- Village organisation -- Conflict in the village -- The realm of the spirits -- Losar -- The sacred social order -- Ethnographic Tibet -- Urban process and political change
Summary Long caught between powerful neighbours, Ladakh is a border region in the vast Indian nation state. This detailed, anthropological study traces the ways order has been created by, but also despite and in defiance of, the powerful external forces of religion, war, politics and wealth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-225) and index
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Subject Ladākh (India) -- Boundaries.
Ladākh (India) -- Politics and government.
Ladākh (India) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006051899
ISBN 9047411811 (electronic bk.)
9789047411819 (electronic bk.)