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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.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

Author Pirie, Fernanda, 1964-
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 13
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 13. 1568-6183
Subject Ladākh (India) -- Social life and customs.
Ladākh (India) -- Boundaries.
Ladākh (India) -- Politics and government.
Description 1 online resource (x, 235 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-225) and index.
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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047411819 (electronic bk.)
9047411811 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004155961.i-238
OCLC # 320325892
Additional Format Print version: Pirie, Fernanda, 1964- Peace and conflict in Ladakh. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 (DLC) 2006051899

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