Himalayan Nature and Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Arunachal Pradesh, India: A Study of Monpa

June 11, 2015|
Himalayan Nature and Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Arunachal Pradesh, India: A Study of Monpa by Kazuharu Mizuno
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This is the first book to systematically describe the formation and historical changes of the Monpa people''s area (Monyul) through its nature, society, culture, religion, agriculture and historically deep ties with Bhutan, Tibet and the Tibetan Buddhist faith. The state of Arunachal Pradesh is located in the northeastern part of India, surrounded by the borders of Assam, Bhutan, and Tibet (China). There has been a long history of conflict over the sovereignty of this area between India and China. Foreigners were prohibited from entering the state until the 1990s and the area has been veiled in secrecy until recently. Thus, there are not many academically researched works on the region. This book serves as an essential guide for anyone who would like to learn about a unique geographical area of Monpa.

Kazuharu Mizuno is physical geographer and professor in the Department of Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, following nearly 20 years as an associate professor of the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies and the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Japan. He graduated...
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Title:Himalayan Nature and Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Arunachal Pradesh, India: A Study of Monpa
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:196 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:196 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:June 11, 2015
Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/Trade
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9784431554912

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