Land and Polity in Tibet.

By: Carrasco, Pedro.

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Octavo, boards (cream spine, green letters & covers), hardcover, vii, 307, [iii] pp. Very Good, with edgewear. Illustrated with maps. Contents: Introduction: The Basic Economy of Tibet; Political Units; Historical Review; The Peasantry: Western Tibet: Spiti, Ladak, and Lahul; Central Tibet; Sikkim; Bhutan; Eastern Tibet: Khams; Property Relations among Herders: The Nomads of A-mdo; The Realm of the Dalai Lama: Political Organization; The Land System [Appendix I. Estates of the Noble Families of Lhasa; Appendix II. Holdings of Some Relgious Entities; Appendix III. Treasury Estates in 1792]; The Ruling Class; The LEsser States: The Petty States of Khams and A-mdo; The Old Kingdom of Ladak; The Chieftains of Lahul; The Kingdom of Sikkim; The Church State of Bhutan; Conclusion: The Land System; Trade and Industry; The Ruling Class; The Role of the Church; Regional Differences; The Historical Development of Tibetan Society; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

Title: Land and Polity in Tibet.

Author Name: Carrasco, Pedro.

Location Published: Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1959. First Edition. A publication of of the American Ethnological Society.

Categories: Asian History

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