Western Tibet a practical dictionary of the language and customs of the districts included in the Ladák Wazarat. by Pedro GonzГЎlez-Blanco

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Published by W. Ball in Lahore .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tibetan language -- Dialects -- India -- Ladākh,
  • Tibetan language -- Dictionaries -- English,
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Tibetan

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [19--] 1 microfiche. 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF AJ4 2)

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Pagination190 p
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15133736M

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The western Tibetan sources of information are records on Western Tibet book and on paper. Records on stones cover the period B.c. to A.D. Records on paper are the chronicles of the Kings of Leh (or Ladakh). Though these are edited ones, much remains to be done. A summer ride through western Tibet Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: About the Author Michael Beck, Born inis a German and Swiss architect as well as a photographer, living in Switzerland.

Travelling many times through territories with Tibetan culture sincehe visited Tibet, Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahual, Spiti, Kinnaur and Mustang as well as other places, where Tibetan culture is visible in India, Nepal and China.

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His research focuses on Tibetan society, history and contemporary politics, population studies, polyandry, studies in cultural and development ecology, economic change and cross-cultural gerontology. Goldstein obtained a BA with a major in Alma mater: University of Michigan.

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