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    DescriptionNewly available in paperback, this sumptuous volume presents a dazzling collection of photographs of the majestic landscape and Buddhist people of the Himalayas. The authors profound intimacy with their subject is immediately apparent in their awe-inspiring images, which present a harmonious mosaic of the unmatched richness of the civilizations on the Roof of the World. The pictures are accompanied throughout by contributions from nineteen eminent specialists on the region, who discuss the faith, culture, politics and traditions of the Himalayan world. Reflecting not only the cycle of human existence but also the history of the Himalayas, this lavish volume offers an unparalleled insight into Himalayan Buddhism in the 21st century.

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    Buddhist Himalayas
    People, Faith and Nature
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthieu Ricard, Photographs by Olivier Föllmi, Photographs by Danielle Föllmi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,620 g
    ISBN 13: 9780500287750
    ISBN 10: 0500287759

    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKAH
    BIC subject category V2: HRE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23190
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FKAH
    DC22: 779.995496
    Thema V1.0: WTM, QRF
    Illustrations note
    218 illustrations, 210 in colour
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    15 September 2008
    Publication City/Country