Title Seeing into Stone: Pre-Buddhist Petroglyphs and Zangskar's Early Inhabitants
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Aditya Prakashan 2016
8192450287 / 9788192450285
Seller ID 111312
Petroglyphs--drawings on rock--are the earliest and richest traces of human culture in Zangskar, a distinctive region of the Western Himalayas. This volume is richly illustrated with original photographs taken in Zangskar and neighboring regions documenting the locations and details of these enigmatic rock carvings. The photographs represent more than twenty years of fieldwork in Zangskar. These drawings on stone once provided a visual legacy in the landscape of contemporary Zangksar is with their economy mixing agriculture and herding, but are fast disappearing with the destructive expansion of road-building and neglect. Printed Pages: 238 with DVD numerous illustrations.
Seeing into Stone: Pre-Buddhist Petroglyphs and Zangskar's Early Inhabitants Rob Linrothe