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Trans-Himalayan traders

economy, society, and culture in northwest Nepal

by James F. Fisher

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dolpā (Nepal)
    • Subjects:
    • Magar (Nepalese people) -- Commerce,
    • Magar (Nepalese people) -- Economic conditions,
    • Dolpā (Nepal) -- Commerce,
    • Dolpā (Nepal) -- Economic conditions,
    • Dolpā (Nepal) -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames F. Fisher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS493.9.M3 F57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 232 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3025458M
      ISBN 100520053753
      LC Control Number85005834

      Books about Tibet Guidebooks. Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya by Stan Armington, eighth edition of the most complete guide to trekking routes in Nepal ; Lonely Planet Nepal - 5th edition, by Tony Wheeler and Hugh Finlay, is a complete guidebook to Nepal.; Trekking in Nepal: A Traveler's Guide, by Stephen Bezruchka, has cross-cultural suggestions and detailed information about how to organise a. The traditional trans-Himalayan trade had already come to a close in but the Buddhist philosophy and the Newar craftsmanship are still there though .

      Book and Film Reviews. If you are interested in reviewing one of the books listed below (thereby receiving a free copy of the book), please contact Mason Brown, HIMALAYA Reviews Editor, via email at [email protected].Please include your name, position, and a brief description of your qualification and interest in the book requested. The present book is actually an enlarged version of an article originally presented to the XXXII ICANAS held in Hamburg, W. Germany in I could not, however, treat the whole Eastern and Northern region of the Himalayas in this book. The Northern region, I hope, would be treated in the next volume.

      Get this from a library! Trans-Himalayan traders: economy, society, and culture in northwest Nepal. [James F Fisher].   Far from being marginal, the trans-Himalayan trader was in fact the central protagonist, as can be seen from a reading of the social and economic history of India’s borderlands.


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Fisher. Drawing from extensive archival work and long-term ethnographic research, this book focuses on the so-called Bhotiyas, former trans-Himalayan traders and a Scheduled Tribe of India who reside in several high valleys of the Kumaon Trans-Himalayan traders book.

The area is located in the border triangle between India. Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant princes and peasant traders in Ladakh by Janet Rizvi.

New Delhi: Oxford University Press, ISBN 2, bibliography, 20 black-and-white and 13 colour plates, 4 maps, pp. Reviewed by Nicky Grist I am reviewing my second copy of this book. The first was not lost in some. Himalayan Traders: Life in Highland Nepal by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf.

and his earlier book, The Sherpas of Nepal, revealed the rich social and spiritual life of one of these communities of Buddhist mountain dwellers. In the course of numerous periods of field work he accumulated extensive data on the trans-Himalayan trade which.

The trans-Himalayan trade that the people of upper Humla traditionally engaged in is a classic example of an exchange system between two ecological zones.

The middle and lower regions of Nepal produce a surplus of grain but suffer from a lack of salt. The arid Tibetan. Republished almost 50 years after the original fieldwork, to coincide with the publication of a recent follow-up investigation by Fisher (Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed, ISBN Author: James F.

Fisher. This groundbreaking work was conducted in the late s, together with a recent follow-up volume (Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed, ISBN which traces the evolution that has occurred in northwestern Nepal in the subsequent five decades). Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy, Society, and Culture in Northwest Nepal.

By James F. Fisher. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, xiv Cited by:   - Buy Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh book online at best prices in India on Read Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.4/5(1).

Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy, Society, and Culture in Northwest Nepal was published infollowed in by his ‘44 years later’ book, Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed.

He published Sherpas: Reflections on Change in Himalayan Nepal in ; Living Martyrs in (second edition, ) and Jyunda Sahidharu in Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh by Rizvi, Janet and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lucette Boulnois (–) was a French historian of the Silk Road and trans-Himalayan trade.

Her career was book-ended by her seminal book La route de la soie, which was translated into nine languages, and her elaboration on that work titled La route de la soie-dieux, guerriers et marchands.

Fisher, James F. Trans-Himalayan traders: economy, society, and culture in northwest Nepal / James F. Fisher University of California Press Berkeley Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented.

The book is Reviews: 1. Download Trans-Himalayan Caravans: Merchant Princes and Peasant Traders in Ladakh Free Books. Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented.

The book is based mainly on oral evidence; this is related This book documents the extraordinarily complex pattern of trade upon which the pre-Independence economy of Ladakh largely depended/5(6).(United States) - order this book Trans-Himalayan Traders: Economy, Society, and Culture in Northwest Nepal: Trans-Himalayan Traders È uno studio di economia e antropologia condotto dall'autore che ha vissuto per sei mesi nel basso dolpo negli anni ' Vengono corrette alcune affermazioni di Snellgrove ed è ben approfondito l.Although the trans-Himalayan traffic in subsistence commodities in other parts of the Himalaya has been researched, that in Ladakh has until now remained almost entirely undocumented.

The book is based mainly on oral evidence; this is related to documentary sources ranging from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.