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Title: Bhutan: Traditions and Changes. PIATS 2003: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford 2003. Volume 5.
Language of title: English
Editor: Francoise Pommaret
John Ardussi
One Sentence Summary: Volume 5 of the proceedings from the International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS) Conference 10 (2003).

Description: Publisher's Description: This illustrated volume presents a wide variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities. Topics covered include the exploration of early history, Buddhism and the lives of Bhutanese Buddhist saints, the changing role of local, non-Buddhist religious practitioners in today’s society, traditional law and the emergence of a modern legal system, and the seasonal celebrations of an aristocratic family from central Bhutan. The book will be of special interest to students of early Tibetan history, legal history, comparative sociology and cultural anthropology of the Himalayan regions.

Publisher Place: Leiden; Boston
Publisher: Brill
Normalized publisher place: Leiden
Publisher country: Netherlands
Publisher URL: http://www.brill.nl/
Published Date: 2006-12-31
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=18&pid=23586
Extent: 175 pp.
Subject: Tibetan History
Bhutan
Tibetan historical literature
Tibetan Culture
Tibetan Buddhism
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) -- PIATS 10 (2003)
Cultural Coverage: Bhutan
Original Language: English
Series Title: PIATS 2003: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford 2003
Series editor: Henk Blezer
Alex McKay
Charles Ramble
Series volume: 10/5
Source Type: Conference Proceedings
ISBN/ISSN: 9004155511
Other Agent: Henk Blezer
Other Agent Type: Managing Editor
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2006-11-09 12:22:36
Date Record Checked: 2006-11-09
Date Last Modified: 2006-11-09 12:32:10
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