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Trans-Himalayan Caravans

Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh

by Janet Rizvi

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7394495M
ISBN 100195648552
ISBN 109780195648553

Published by Speaking Tiger in June , “Tibetan Caravans: Journeys from Leh to Lhasa” by Abdul Wahid Radhu is a memoir about trans-Himalayan trade — the riches, the politics and protocol, the challenging yet magnificent natural landscape, altitude sickness, snow storms, bandits and raiders, monks and soldiers.   As of today, there is no commercial use of the Shyok-DBO section; however, Janet Rizvi in her book “Trans Himalayan Caravans”, published in .

The Changtang (alternatively spelled Changthang or Qangtang) is a part of the high altitude Tibetan Plateau in western and northern Tibet extending into southeastern Ladakh, India, with vast highlands and giant lakes. From eastern Ladakh, the Changtang stretches approximately 1, kilometres ( mi) east into Tibet as far as modern Changtang is home to the Changpa, a nomadic Chinese: 羌塘. The monastery images include a spectacular set of the religious dance-drama at Hemis. There is also a visual record of the trades that lifted so many of Ladakh's villagers above the poverty level: the bustle in Leh Bazaar, the interior of a serai, and caravans of sheep, donkeys and ponies.

  Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Trans-Himalayan Caravans Janet Rizvi. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Oxford University Crodsroads 2 edition Octo Language: This should be the first book to read for a serious beginner in Ladakh studies, and is accessible enough for a casual reader. As of today, there is no commercial use of the Shyok-DBO section; however, Janet Rizvi in her book “Trans Himalayan Caravans”, published in , says trade caravans between Ladakh and Kashgar (now in Xinjiang) were a regular feature till Trade was .


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This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended. Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other Trans-Himalayan Caravans book of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented/5(6).

This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended. Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Cited by: This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended.

Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented. The book is based mainly on oral evidence; this is related to documentary Reviews: 1.

This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended. Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented.

The book is based mainly on oral evidence; this is related to documentary. Get this from a library. Trans-Himalayan caravans: merchant princes and peasant traders in Ladakh. [Janet Rizvi] -- "Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in Nepal has been researched, notably by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, that.

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New Delhi: Oxford University Press, ISBN 2, bibliography, 20 black-and-white and 13 colour plates, 4 maps, pp. Reviewed by Nicky Grist I am reviewing my second copy of this book. The first was not lost in some. Her book Ladakh, Crossroads of High Asia has been continuously in print for over 20 years; she is also the author of Trans-Himalayan Caravans, Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders of Ladakh.

As well as the chapter ‘Woven Textiles’ in The Crafts of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, she has contributed articles on the Kashmir shawl to The. Tibetan Caravans, his memoir, is an unparalleled narrative about trans-Himalayan trade—the riches, the politics and protocol, the challenging yet magnificent natural landscape, altitude sickness, snow storms, bandits and raiders, monks and soldiers.

The book also contains rare and fascinating details about the close connections between Ladakh. This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended.

Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Author: Janet Rizvi. Tibetan Caravans (Journeys from Leh to Lhasa) Memoir New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, ISBN: Pp | Enigmatic tales about life in the Himalayan and trans-Himalayan spaces The work is deceptively titled – this is what strikes the reader.

Janet Rizvi is the author of Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh () and Secretary, International Association for Ladakh Studies (IALS).

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Trans-Himalayan Caravans. Janet Rizvi. 11 May Hardback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Pashmina. Janet Rizvi. 30 Nov Hardback. unavailable. Notify me. The present name of Ladakh is a rendering of La-Tags — ‘Land of the High Mountain Passes’ — the impossibly high passes over forbidding mountains, which .Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Peasant Traders & Merchants – Janet Rizvi.

Zanskar: The Hidden Kingdom – Michael Peissel. Being a Buddhist Nun: The Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas – Kim Gutschow. Peaks and Lamas: A Classic Book on Mountaineering, Buddhism and Tibet – Marco Pallis.

Tibetan Foothold – Dervla Murphy.The Arghons also played a leading role in the trans-Himalayan trade between Leh and Kashgar across the Karakoram Pass. The trade was carried on for years and all the goods were ferried across high and dangerous passes on mules. To help the caravans a community of Kiraiyakash was demarcated.