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The Hidden World of Naga: Living Traditions in Northeast India and Burma

By: Aglaja Stirn and Peter Van Ham

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Prestel: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001135

ISBN: 3791328786

Condition: New


For centuries the Naga, composed of more than 30 individual tribes, have lived in relative isolation in the mountainous area of Northeast India and upper Burma. This magnificent book explores the art and culture of the Naga peoples living in a remote region known as the "Last Great Mystery of Asia." Looking beyond the Nagas' past as fierce headhunters, it focuses on their unique way of life that rarely separates the spiritual from the social. Images of important festivals and ceremonies reveal a proud people whose animist beliefs and shamanic practices are displayed in gorgeous artwork... View more info

Heavenly Himalayas: The Murals of Mangyu and Other Discoveries in Ladakh

By: Peter Van Ham

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Prestel: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037146

ISBN: 3791345435

Condition: New


This volume presents for the first time in book form important and largely unknown treasures of Indo-Kashmiri Buddhism. From the first century BCE to the thirteenth century, Kashmir was a thriving center of Buddhist culture and art. The rise of Islamic peoples led to the destruction of all temples constructed there during the Buddhist era. Yet in the remote Himalayas of Ladakh and other neighboring locations, a few of these archaeological and artistic treasures are exquisitely preserved and are reproduced here for the first time. This volume takes readers on a journey through these remote site... View more info

Arunachal: Peoples, Arts and Adornment in India's Eastern Himalayas

By: Peter Van Ham

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037707

ISBN: 9789383098002

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 236. View more info

Indian Tibet Tibetan India: The Cultural Legacy of the Western Himalayas

By: Peter Van Ham

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105618

ISBN: 9789383098934

Condition: New


Inspired by the first cultural expedition into the Western Himalayas by August Hermann Francke in 1909 which resulted in the region’s denomination as ‘Indian Tibet’, Peter van Ham has travelled for years in the long inaccessible Indo-Tibetan border regions after they were opened to the public in the beginning of the 1990’s. In secluded and remote high-altitude-valleys of breath-taking grandeur he documented some of the last refuges of Tibetan and early Indian culture and photographed people and the unique testimonies of their art, religion and architecture, culturally influenced by bot... View more info

Expedition Naga: Diaries from the Hills in Northeast India: 1921-1937, 2002-2006

By: Peter Van Ham and Jamie Saul

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024718

ISBN: 8189497162

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 295 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info