Trade and contemporary society along the silk road an ethno-history of Ladakh by Jacqueline Fewkes

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- India -- Ladākh Region,
  • Ethnohistory -- India -- Ladākh Region,
  • Ladakhi (South Asian people) -- History,
  • Ladakhi (South Asian people) -- Commerce,
  • Ladakhi (South Asian people) -- Economic conditions,
  • Commerce -- India -- Ladākh Region -- History,
  • Trade routes -- India -- Ladākh Region -- History,
  • Ladākh Region (India) -- History,
  • Ladākh (India) -- Economic conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJacqueline Fewkes.
SeriesRoutledge contemporary Asia series -- 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 F49 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19889169M
ISBN 109780415775557, 9780203273692
LC Control Number2008021898

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Fewkes has written a number of articles on her research interests in topics as diverse as visual ethnography, transnational economic histories, development, leadership, and Islam. She is the author of the book Trade and Contemporary Society along the Silk Road: An Ethno-history of Ladakh, and co-author of the book Our Voices, Are You Listening.

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