Author: Janet Rizvi
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195648552
This book is an important contribution to the history, geography, economics and sociology of the entire Himalayan and trans-Himalayan region, including central Asia and Tibet.
It is equally of a part of the growing corpus of research specifically on Ladakh, and will be of interest to scholars in these fields. It will also appeal to general readers, especially those interested in travel and mountain books.
1.Introduction: Silk, Spices and Salt: The Trades of Inner Asia
3.The Pashm Trade
5.Zanskar and the Suru Valley
7.The Leh-Lhasa Trade
8.The Trans-Karakoram Trade Remembered
10.The Old Order Changeth
11.Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography; Index