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Rafał Beszterda, John Bray, Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg (red.)

New Perspectives on Modern Ladakh. Fresh Discoveries and Continuing Conversations in the Indian Himalaya

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ISBN:
978-83-231-4723-7
Publication year:
2021
Pages number:
299
Nr wydania:
pierwsze
Typ okładki:
miękka
Format:
158 x 228 mm
Publisher:
Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika
eISBN:
978-83-231-4724-4
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.12775/978-83-231-4724-4

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Rafał Beszterda, John Bray, Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg (red.)

New Perspectives on Modern Ladakh. Fresh Discoveries and Continuing Conversations in the Indian Himalaya

Contents
Introduction / 7

EBEN YONNETTI
When the Snowy Mountains Turn Black: Climate Change, Local Deities, and Buddhism in Ladakh / 15

SIERRA GLADFELTER
Artificial Glaciers and Ice Stupas: The Contemporary Remaking of Ladakh’s Place-Based Practices of Water Storage as Modern “Solutions” to Climate Change / 45

JULIANE DAME & JUDITH MÜLLER
Urbanisation in Ladakh: Migration Patterns and Socio-ecological Implications / 73

SOPHIE DAY
Non-married women: life stories from four members of an extended family in and around Leh / 95

KONCHOK DORJEY
Myths and Social Beliefs Surrounding Wild Mushrooms in Ladakh / 115

RAFAŁ BESZTERDA
The Humble Honeybee: an Index of Social Change in Kinnaur? / 133

PIOTR KLAFKOWSKI
The Roerich Family and Ladakh / 155

RIGZIN CHODON
Kye lang ag bar and La dwags pho nya: two 20th Century Missionary Newspapers from Lahaul and Ladakh / 181

JOHN BRAY
The Moravian Mission’s Weaving Enterprise in Ladakh (1939–1947): Social Uplift in a Time of Change / 207

URSULA KLINGELFUSS-SCHNEIDER
Weaving in Lower Ladakh – a report / 225

CATHERINE ALLIÉ
“We are KAL”: Weaving and Social Enterprise in Contemporary Ladakh / 247

BETTINA ZEISLER & RAINER KIMMIG
Did Gama Ever Reach the Land of Lama? / 263

Index of figures, maps, drawings and diagrams / 289
Index of person, geographical places and subjects / 297

 

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