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Sherpas Through Their Rituals. by  SHERRY B ORTNER - Paperback - 1978. - from Asia Bookroom (SKU: 159262)

Sherpas Through Their Rituals.

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Sherpas Through Their Rituals.

by ORTNER, SHERRY B

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ISBN 10
0521292166
ISBN 13
9780521292160
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Cambridge.: Cambridge University Press.. 1978.. 195p, index, paperback cover extremities little marked and worn, heavy foxing edges, foxed and annotated occasionally throughout, a sound copy. This book is at once a general interpretation of Sherpa culture, an examination of the relationship between the Sherpas' Buddhism and other aspects of their society, and a theoretical contribution to the study of ritual and religious symbolism. .

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Bookseller
Asia Bookroom AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
159262
Title
Sherpas Through Their Rituals.
Author
ORTNER, SHERRY B
Book condition
Used
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0521292166
ISBN 13
9780521292160
Publisher
Cambridge University Press.
Place of Publication
Cambridge.
Date published
1978.
Keywords
Buddhism, Buddhist, Himalayan Region, Himalayas, Tibet, zz_Gallery_Out_of_Print_and_Secondhand_Books

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Asia Bookroom is a large open shop specialising in books on Asia. We also have smaller sections on the Middle East and the Pacific. Our stock ranges from antiquarian books through to new books - if it has ever been published on Asia it is possible we might have it - and if not we can try and find it for you! We issue regular specialised book lists on Asia and invite you to let us know your interests so that we can let you know of new arrivals as they come in to stock. And if you are in Australia's capital city Canberra we hope you will visit our shop!

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