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Sacred Landscape of the Himalaya

ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-3109-0 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-3367-4
Subject Area: Asian Studies
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Sacred Landscape of the Himalaya: Contents
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Preface page 7
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Axel Michaels
The Sacredness of (Himalayan) Landscapes page 13
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Marc Dujardin
Demolition and re-erection in contemporary Rukubji, Bhutan: Building as cyclical renewal and spatial mediation page 19
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Ada Gansach
Expressions of diversity: a comparative study of descriptions of village space in ritual processions in three villages of North West Nepal page 39
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John Harrison
KingsĀ“ castles and sacred squares: the founding of Lo Monthang page 55
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Reinhard Herdick
The spatial order of the area of Yangthang and its affiliated monastery Ridzong in Ladakh page 67
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Amandus Vanquaille and Hilde Vets
Lamayuru: The symbolic architecture of light page 85
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Franz-Karl Ehrhard
Pilgrims in search of sacred lands page 95
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Kim Gutschow and Niels Gutschow
A landscape dissolved: Households, fields, and irrigation in Rinam, Northwest India page 11
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William Sax
Divine kingdoms in the Central Himalayas page 177
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Niels Gutschow and Charles Ramble
Up and down, inside and outside: notions of space and territory in Tibetan villages of Mustang page 137
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Contributors page 195
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Notes on the transcription of Tibetan terms page 196
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Glossary of Tibetan Words page 197
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References page 201
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Index page 209
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