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Edited by Erberto F. Lo Bue
The papers in this volume discuss issues related to Tibetan art from the 7th the 20th century, dealing with relevant religious and historical sources, religious painting and iconography, medical iconography, painting materials and schools, metalwork, ritual objects, photographic records, artists.
Edited by Robert Barnett and Ronald Schwartz
This book, the first scholarly publication in the West to provide detailed documentation of modern life in contemporary Tibet, presents the cutting-edge field work carried out by an interdisciplinary group of researchers studying caste, pop music, media, painting, education, economics, ...
Edited by Mona Schrempf
This collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine provides fascinating new insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range of traditional and contemporary Tibetan societies.
Edited by Christopher I. Beckwith
While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
Étienne de la Vaissière. Translated by James Ward
The Sogdian were the main traders of Central Asia from the fifth to the eighth century. Their diaspora is attested in India, China, Iran, the Turkish Steppe, but also Byzantium. This is the first attempt to describe their trade.
Edited by John Bray
This book presents the most important findings of recent historical research on Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. It draws on contributions from historians, art historians, linguists and anthropologists to provide a much richer view of the region’s past than was previously available.
Muḥammad Sharīf-i Ṣadr-i Ziyā
The Diary offers priceless documentation and guidance for an understanding of the rigidity that characterized the Bukharan Amirate throughout its tumultuous final decades of existence, ca. 1880-1920.
The first full-fledged critical edition and historical study of the Erdeni Tunumal Sudur, the Mongolian history of Altan Khan and his descendants. Vital for a better understanding of Mongol history during the late Ming.
This book contains an annotated catalogue of textual treasures revealed by bDe chen gling pa, a 19th century Tibetan Bon po master belonging to the tradition known as “New Bon” and a discoverer of Tantric and rDzogs chen teachings.
Edited by Nicola Di Cosmo
This is the first comprehensive, scholarly work on the military history of Inner and Central Asian peoples, including Türks, Uighurs, Mongols and Manchus, over a long period. Based on original documentary sources, this is the only scholarly work specifically devoted to Inner Asian military history.
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