Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Title: Discoveries in Western Tibet and the Western Himalayas: Essays on History, Literature, Archaeology, and Art. PIATS 2003: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford 2003. Volume 8.
Language of title: English
Editor: Amy Heller
Giacomella Orofino
One Sentence Summary: Volume 8 of the Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) Conference 10 (2003).

Description: Publisher’s Description: Recent archaeological discoveries and scientific research especially focussed on western Tibet and the western Himalayas have resulted in a remarkable redefinition of the historical and cultural processes of the entire Indo-Tibetan civilisation. The present volume reflects these sometimes startling new insights for the first time, covering the wide time range from the Zhang zhung period up to the 20th century, spanning secular, religious and economic history, as well as art and archaeology.

Publisher Place: Leiden
Publisher: Brill
Normalized publisher place: Leiden
Publisher country: The Netherlands
Publisher URL: http://www.brill.nl/
Published Date: 2007
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=26437
Extent: xii, 244 pp.
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: India
Nepal
Tibet and Himalayas
Ladakh
Language: English
Series Title: Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library
Series editor: Henk Blezer
Alex McKay
Charles Ramble
Series volume: 10/8

Table of Contents: Preface -- Defining Zhang zhung Ethnicity: an Archaeological Perspective from Far Western Tibet / Mark Aldenderfer -- Newly Discovered Early Buddhist Grottos in Western Tibet / Huo Wei -- The Architecture of the Empty Shells of Nyar ma / Gerard Kozicz -- The Divine Palaces of the Buddha: Architectural Frames in Western Himalayan Art / Marialaura Di Mattia -- From Archaeological Discovery to Text Analysis: the Khor chags Monastery Findings and the Mañjuśrīnāmasaṃgīti Fragment / Giacomella Orofino -- Preliminary Remarks on the Manuscripts of Gnas gsar dgon pa in Northern Dolpo (Nepal) / Amy Heller -- Poetical Prefaces of Manuscripts from Western Tibet / Elena De Rossi Filibeck -- The Gu ru lha khang at Phyi dbang: a Mid-15th Century Temple in Central Ladakh / Erberto Lo Bue -- Remarks on the Foundation and History of Bsam gling dgon pa / Geshe Wangyal -- ’Jag ’dul—a Bon Mountain Pilgrimage in Dolpo, Nepal / Marietta Kind -- Socio-Economic Organisation of Village Communities and Monasteries in Spiti, H.P., India: the Case of a Religious Administrative Unit (Chos gzhis) / Christian Jahoda.

ISBN/ISSN: 9004155201
Other Agent: Charles Ramble
Other Agent Type: Managing Editor
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Media type: Text
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings
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