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Central Asia and western Himalaya

a forgotten link

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Published by Scientific Publishers in Jodhpur, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India),
  • Asia, Central,
  • India,
  • Jammu and Kashmir
    • Subjects:
    • Neolithic period -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir -- Congresses.,
    • Neolithic period -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.,
    • Jammu and Kashmir (India) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.,
    • Asia, Central -- Antiquities -- Congresses.,
    • Asia, Central -- Relations -- Jammu and Kashmir (India) -- Congresses.,
    • Jammu and Kashmir (India) -- Relations -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Papers presented at a symposium held in the University of Kashmir, Department of Botany, in 1983.

      Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Ghulam Mohd. Buth.
      ContributionsButh, Ghulam Mohd., University of Kashmir. Dept. of Botany.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN776.32.I4 C43 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 79 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2511847M
      ISBN 108185046344
      LC Control Number87903987

      Central Asia and the Himalayas Mongolia. General; Himalayas. General; Ancient/Imperial Tibet (Prehistory to C.E.) Early Medieval Tibet ( to C.E.) Late Medieval Tibet ( to C.E.) Modern Tibet ( to Present) Bhutanese History; Nepali History; Ladakh, Sikkim, and the Indian Himalayas; Religion; Other Central/Inner Asia. Qing. The great ranges of central Asia, including the Himalayas, contain the third-largest deposit of ice and snow in the world, after Antarctica and the Arctic. The Himalayan range encompasses ab glaciers, which store ab km 3 (2, cu mi) of fresh nates: 27°59′N 86°55′E / .

      Study of the Cultures of the Himalayas and Central Asia), at that time run by Prof. grard fussman (chair ´History of the Indian World´, Col- lge de france, Paris), were held in Paris in , then in Rome in File Size: KB. Hedin circled round the emptiest quarter of the Himalayas, the Chang-tang Plateau, in an attempt to enter forbidden Tibet from the north, eventually finding himself to be a guest of the Panchen Lama in Shigatse, and surveying ancient gold-bearing regions of the western Himalayas.

      Get this from a library! When men and mountains meet: the explorers of the western Himalayas, [John Keay]. Discover a completely different pace of life in the Western Himalayas. Explore the holy city of Amritsar and its spectacular Golden Temple, before loosing yourself in the charming hill stations that dot the landscape of verdant valleys and snow-capped peaks. Sikhism, Hinduism and Buddhism all have a strong presence in the region, forging numerous festivals, monasteries and ceremonies to uncover.


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Central Asia and western Himalaya: A forgotten link Hardcover – January 1, by Ghulam : Ghulam Mohd. (ed.) Buth. The symposium on "Central Asia and Western Hinralaya-a forgotten Link" is a clear recognition of the links that existed between Central Asia and Western Himalaya from time im- memorial.

The two regions not only share the socio-cultural traditions but also have phyto-geographical relations. The loessFile Size: 4MB. Mountains of the Gods: The Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia 1St Edition by Ian Cameron (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ian Cameron Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(2). The majestic and sublime Himalayas have long exerted a powerful force on the imaginations of explorers and travelers.

Indeed, as a challenge for these adventurous souls, the mountain wilderness that separates the Indian Central Asia and western Himalaya book from Inner Asia is unique: no similar region has ever aroused such intense interest/5(3). When Men and Mountains Meet, a book based largely on out-of-print and archival material, is the first narrative account of the early exploration of this incomparable part of the world.

The difficulty of exploration was not only natural (though the terrain, of course, is the most formidable on earth), but man-made as well: the Himalayas, then as Cited by: 1. Top 10 books about the Himalayas From true accounts of harrowing ascents, to more fantastic ventures in Shangri-La and Shambhala, here are some of the best tales about the Himalayas.

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Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum. Volume 2. New Haven: Yale University Press. Map, beautiful full-page colour illustrations, pp, index, bibliography, appendices, slight rubbing upper spine of dustjacket, a very.

The Muztagh. People who read Books about old explorations in the Western Himalayas and Karakoram and the Hindu Kush come across a term quite often “Muztagh”. The first time I read this name, and though I was unaware of the meaning I knew it was a strong word.

Western Himalayas, westernmost section of the vast Himalayas mountain range. It lies mainly in the disputed Kashmir region of the northern Indian subcontinent—including portions administered by India and Pakistan—and also in the northwestern part of Himachal Pradesh state, India.

The Great Game, Keay. I wasn't convinced when I bought it, but it is one of the most entertaining books I've read in a long time. It's about Russia and England fighting for domination of Central Asia and Tibet, the book is not about abstract politics but about the explorers who discovered and mapped the areas, and their dramatic stories.

Get this from a library. Central Asia and western Himalaya: a forgotten link. [Ghulam Mohd Buth; University of Kashmir. Department of Botany.;] -- Papers presented at a symposium held in the University of Kashmir, Department of Botany, in Western Himalaya refers to the western half of the Himalayas, stretching from Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan/southern Tajikistan, Pakistan through North India (Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh.

It is also known as Punjab five tributary rivers of the Indus in the Punjab region (Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej) originate from the Western Himalaya.

Results Of A Scientific Mission To India And High Asia: Route-book Of The Western Parts Of The Himálaya, Tíbet, And Central Asia: And Geographical Including The Phonetic Transcription And [Hermann von Schlagintweit-Sakünlünski, Adolf von Schlagintweit, Robert von Schlagintweit] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

/> This is a reproduction of a book published. The Gilgit Game: Explorers of the Western Himalayas, Paperback – 24 Feb the tale is the centuries-old conflict between Russia and British India over the control of the strategic land-mass of Central Asia.

About the Author. About the Author John Keay a freelance journalist, author, and traveler, and is also the author of When Men /5(4). The division of the contributions into three parts—I Transfer and Interaction in Central Asia and Tibet; II Translation and Adoption of Art and Architecture in the Western Himalayas; III Patterns of Transformation in Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia, and Central Asia—is based on a combination of thematic, historical and regional aspects.

In the past, various forms of transfer, translation und transformation were already of great importance in the Himalayas, Tibet and Central Asia, also due to their position as zones of contact and interaction between India, Persia and China.

Notwithstanding the great mountain barriers of Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Kuen Lun and Western Himalayas, there existed overland trade links between India and Central Asia since ancient times which in turn exerted strong influence on the socio-economic developments in both the regions.

The caravan traders acted as the medium of exchange of art, culture, ideas and technology thereby assisting in Cited by: 2. The proceedings of the Third International SEECHAC Colloquium, held in Vienna inare devoted to the topic "Interaction in the Himalayas and Central Asia." Divided into three parts - I.

Transfer and Interaction in Central Asia and Tibet; II. Translation and Adoption of Art and Architecture in the Western Himalayas; III. Books shelved as central-asia: The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk, Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for.

Karakoram is a Turkic term meaning black Central Asian traders originally applied the name to the Karakoram Pass. Early European travellers, including William Moorcroft and George Hayward, started using the term for the range of mountains west of the pass, although they also used the term Muztagh (meaning, "Ice Mountain") for the range now known as nates: 35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E / °N .He wanted to be hired as an explorer in central Asia and the western Himalayas.

Surprisingly Hayward was provided with £, surveying equipment, map making instruments and instructions to attempt to reach and survey the then unmapped Pamir Mountains. He was to become the only explorer funded by the Royal Geographical Society during "The Great Born:Leeds, England.An Enjoyable Read for the Explorers Visiting Western Himalayan Region or Indo-Tibetan Valleys In book "Indian Tibet Tibetan India: The Cultural Legacy of the Western Himalayas" German author and photographer Peter Van Ham takes an ethnographic journey alongside the Western Himalayas covering a vast range of high-altitude valleys in Indo-Tibetan region covering districts or valleys namely 5/5.