Himalayan Buddhist Villages

Environment, Resources, Society and Religious Life in Zangskar, Ladakh by John H. Crook

Publisher: University of Bristol

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Himalayas,
  • Local history,
  • Rural communities,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History - General History

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Crook (Other Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages900
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8311052M
ISBN 100862923867
ISBN 109780862923860

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