Kailash Yatra

Kailash Yatra (Hardcover)

By Kevin Bubriski Abhimanyu Pandey 
R 2,799
R 3,999
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9780670091119
No. of Pages: 244
Publish Date: 2018-07-15
Binding: Hardcover
Sold by Infibeam
Ships in 2 - 4 Days. ( FREE Shipping in India )
Ships to India.
Check Delivery to my Area

Description

About The Book

Mount Kailash is a holy mountain on the western edge of the TibetanPlateau in China. Over recent decades, this eerily symmetrical mountain,holy to Bonpos, Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, animists and New Age seekers,has emerged as a globally important site for pilgrimage and tourism. Thismountain lies close to the point where the borders of north India andwestern Nepal meet China. What has been relatively little known to thegeneral audience is the central role that transborder interdependence hasplayed in shaping the lives, livelihoods and culture of the communitiesresiding in these borderland regions, in the proximity of Kailash.

In the monsoon of 2016, an international team of social scientists, artistsand members of the local community undertook a difficult 300-kilometre-long trek from district Humla, western Nepal, into the Tibetan AutonomousRegion, China. The aim was to document and understand the contemporaryrhythms of livelihoods, material culture and perceptions of the sacredamong the communities living along an ancient southern route to MountKailash, which had been in use for transborder trade and pilgrimage forseveral centuries. This book, studded with lush photographs, brings to lifeseveral individuals and scenes encountered during this expedition-storiesof the past, of change, of aspirations, of the sheer beauty and vulnerabilitiesof life in one of the least accessible but most sacred corners of the world.

About The Author

Kevin Bubriski is a fine-art photographer whose works are in the permanentcollections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum ofArt in New York and in the Bibliothque Nationale in Paris.

Abhimanyu Pandey researches contemporary cultural and socioecologicalprocesses in the Himalayas. He holds an MPhil in development studiesfrom Cambridge University and an MA in sociology from Delhi University.

show moreless

Specification

Title: Kailash Yatra
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Author: Kevin Bubriski Abhimanyu Pandey
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9780670091119
No. of Pages: 244
Publish Date: 2018-07-15
Binding: Hardcover

Disclaimer

  • The book summary and image may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.
  • Book reviews are added by registered customers. They need not necessarily buy book.
  • These books are NOT available for reading online or for free download in PDF or ebook format.
  • Price can change due to reprinting, price change by publisher or sourcing cost change for imported books.
  • www.infibeam.com/Books is the biggest online bookstore in India for sale of books at best price - fiction, literature, audiobooks, study guides, novels, story books, rare books, textbooks and books by popular authors. These are available in various editions and bindings e.g. paperback and at best discount.
  • For the imported title, once the order gets placed ,it can’t be cancelled


Great Value

Safe Payment

Shop With
Confidence

24/7 Help Center

Free & Easy Return

Get Discounts & Offers
Stay Connected

Popular Searches on Infibeam.com

Online Shopping: Deal of The Day / Hot Deals / Best Deals / Offers

Apple iPhones: Iphone Xs Max / Iphone Xs / Iphone XR / iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 / iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus / iPhone 6s / iPhone 5s

Mobile Phones:Unboxed Mobiles / Apple Mobiles / Samsung Mobiles / Micromax Mobiles / Sony Mobiles / Intex Mobiles / Latest Mobiles / Smartphones / 4G Phones / 3G Phones

Computers:Dell Laptops / Lenovo Laptops / Acer Laptops / HP Laptops / External Hard Disks / Pen Drives / Monitors / Softwares / Printers

Appliances:Air Conditioners / Air Coolers / Refrigerators / Geysers / Room Heaters / Immersion Rod / Water Purifiers / Washing Machines / Microwaves & OTG / Air Purifier

Electronics: Tablets / Cameras / Headphones / Power Bank / LED TVs / Gaming Consoles / Speakers / Tablet Accessories / Memory Cards

Men's Clothing: Shirts / T-Shirts / Tracksuits / Trousers / Ethnic Wear / Men's Denim / Cargo Shorts / Tees & Polos / Suits & Blazer

Women's Clothing: Dress Materials / Salwar Suits / Women Sarees / Kurtas & Kurtis / Leggings / Lingerie / Night Suits & Nighties / Women Shorts / Tops

Fashion:Men's Shoes / Women's Footwear / Fastrack Watches / Titan Watches / Timex Watches / Bags / Jewellery / Fastrack Sunglasses / Perfumes & Deodorants / Fashion Accessories

Books & Media:Books / New Books / Competitive Exam Books / Bank Exams / Stock Market Books / Best Selling Books / Indian Authors / New Songs / Music / Movies / Magazines

Best Ecommerce Platform:Online Store Builder / Create Online Store / Best Ecommerce Solutions / Sell Online / Ecommerce Marketing Blog

Ecommerce Website Templates:Free Website Templates / Free Logo Design / SEO Audit Report / Theme Store / Wordpress Themes / Popular Books

Copyright © 2007-2018 Infibeam.com and Affiliates
Site is up