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Ladakh Through the Ages Towards a New Identity by Shridhar Kaul

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • India - History,
  • Sociology,
  • India,
  • History,
  • Ladakh (India),
  • Ladåakh (India)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9083028M
ISBN 108185182752
ISBN 109788185182759

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Shridhar Kaul and H.N. Kaul. Ladakh through the ages Ladakh, situated at breath-taking altitudes (11, ft and above) in the Himalayas offers both irresistible and awe-inspiring beauty which nature has bestowed on it. But, unfortunately, despite its being sensitive and strategic, it has remained neglected for a long time. Buy Ladakh Through the Ages, Oxfam, Shridhar Kaul, , , Books, History. Because of delicate binding of Buddhist culture currents, Ladakh life style being inference through the ages. Buddhist missionaries for illustration came in Ladakh hundreds year before Christ.

  Ladakh Through the Ages: Towards a New Identity: Kaul, Shridhar, Kaul, H. N.: Books - ews: 1. Ancient futures: learning from Ladakh User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A Chronicle of Two Seasons of Stone Age New Guinea, Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark, The Tree Where Man Was Born, and Men's Lives. The Snow Leopard won the National Book Award for nonfiction. He died from leukemia on April 5, at 5/5(1). Information about Ladakh before the birth of the kingdom during the 9th century is scarce. Ladakh can hardly be considered a separate political entity before the establishment of the kingdom about CE, after the collapse of the early Tibetan Empire and the border regions became independent kingdoms under independent rulers, most of whom came from branches of the Tibetan royal family. Ladakh (IPA: / l ə ˈ d ɑː x /) is a region administered by India as a union territory, and constituting a part of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of dispute between India, Pakistan, and China since It is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region to the east, the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh to the south, both the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and.

  While this book essentially covers the same ground as Mr. Kaul's earlier "Ladakh Through the Ages", it goes into less political detail than that text. If you're more intereested in post-Partition politics, check out "Through the Ages". If you're new to Ladakh Reviews: 1.   Ladakh has its unique importance as it is surrounded by some important republics of central Asia viz. China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Soviet Union. Because of delicate binding of Buddhist culture currents, Ladakh life style being inference through the ages. Buddhist missionaries for illustration came in Ladakh hundreds year before Christ. The present book contains history of Christianity in Ladakh; History of Buddhism in Ladakh, and Islam in Ladakh. The book will help readers and researchers to know how Ladakh is being influenced by the above religious in the past and how the eco-cultural and religious changes are taking place in . An outstanding book, an exemplary book. Less a journey into Ladakh, more a journey into the heart of Buddhism, written with both knowledge and wisdom of Buddhism in all its complex simplicities. The interviews with the Rinpoches, and the author's own observations, make 4/5(38).