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The Blessings Of Bhutan

Author : Russell B. Carpenter
ISBN : 0824826795
Genre : History
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They continued to visit remote areas of the world - as scuba divers, hikers, and earnest students of non-Western cultures.".
Category: History

Fabric Of Life Textile Arts In Bhutan

Author : Karin Altmann
ISBN : 9783110428612
Genre : Design
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This extensive work dedicated to the unique textile art of Bhutan is an impressive illustration of how closely art, spirituality, and life are interwoven in the last of the Buddhist kingdoms in the Himalayas. It gives new insight into Bhutanese cosmology, worldview, culture, and society, which is associated with a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, social, and artistic perspectives. The remote mountain location, low-key foreign policy, and basic principles of Buddhism has made it possible for Bhutan, the last of the Buddhist kingdoms in the Himalayas, to preserve a remarkable form of textile art that is interwoven with all aspects of life. Karin Altmann shows us Bhutan textiles in their diversity: they are clothes and everyday objects, currency and commodity, mark important events as gifts during life, and are testament to the social status of a person. But they are also an integral aspect of religious festivals, dances, and rituals that provide insight into the mystical and religious beliefs of the Bhutanese people, and reflect the concept of gender in Bhutanese society. The book also tells the story of a country that is searching for a sensitive balance between tradition and progress in a globalized world.
Category: Design

The Royal Semi Authoritarian Democracy Of Bhutan

Author : Dhurba Rizal
ISBN : 9781498507486
Genre : Political Science
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"Bhutan represents a political system which coalesces the rhetorical acquiescence of democracy with illiberal authoritarian attributes under the former royalist shadow. The camouflage of this kind of authoritarian regime is not yet a democracy but is instead a new form of semi-authoritarian “Jigmecracy”; an old Jigme system with new labels."
Category: Political Science


Author : Usa International Business Publications
ISBN : 9780739742747
Genre : Business & Economics
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Category: Business & Economics

The History Of Bhutan

Author : Karma Phuntsho
ISBN : 9788184004113
Genre : History
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In recent years, the remote kingdom of Bhutan has increasingly attracted the attention of the world. In 2008, it emerged as the world’s youngest democracy and in the same year crowned the world’s youngest monarch. This was followed by the new King’s colourful wedding in 2011. Today, it continues to enchant the rest of the world with its policy of Gross National Happiness and has become a very popular destination for travel. But, despite its growing popularity and the rising scholarly interest in the country, Bhutan remains one of the most poorly studied places on earth. Karma Phuntsho’s The History of Bhutan is the first-ever attempt to cover the entire history of Bhutan in some detail in English, combining both traditional perspectives and modern academic analysis. Written by a leading expert on the country, the book tells the story of Bhutan in a narrative style interspersed with some analytical and topical discussion, and numerous citations and translations from earlier writings. It is primarily a historical account, but it also includes substantive discussions of Bhutan’s geography, culture and society to give the readers an incisive introduction to the country.
Category: History

The Drukpa Mystique Bhutan In 21st Century

Author : Jaiwanti Dimri
ISBN : 8172731566
Genre : History
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Seeks To Present A Collage Of Bhutan In Modern Times. The Book Is In 2 Parts. Part I Presents An Introduction To Bhutan, Its History, Law, Religion. Part Ii Has 10 Chapters On Its Various Aspects, Religion, Dance, Songs And Mystique.
Category: History

Indo Bhutan Relations And China Interventions

Author : Lal Babu Yadav
ISBN : UOM:39015041343529
Genre : Bhutan
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During Colonial Regime India Was Immensely Influenced With Western Concepts Of Relations. In Border Environment These Concept Of Relations Virtually Embraced Every Branch Of Human Activity- Whether It Is Just Promotion Of Products Or Image Building For Individuals, Corporate Bodies Government And Even Political Parties.The Book Faithfully Illustrates In A Succinct And Reliable Manner The Historical Background Chinese And Indian Policies Towards Bhutan. It Also Details The India- Bhutan Relations. It Seriously Examines The Chinese Claims On Bhutanese Territories And The Correct Position Of Bhutan In Present Perspectives.Due To Beautiful Treatment Of Historical Facts Keeping The Social, Political Aspects Of The Problem In View, It Will Be Highly Useful To The Academics In The Field Of International Relations, Trade And Economics As Well As Student And Research Scholars Of History.
Category: Bhutan

Bhutan The Land Of The Silent Terror

Author : Śiva Pradhāna
ISBN : UOM:39015052989822
Genre : Ethnic conflict
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Contributed articles on the crisis of political refugees of Nepalese speaking people of Bhutan living in Nepal and the issue of Human rights in Bhutan; published by Gangtok journal, a news weekly brought out as a special supplement on its 20th anniversary.
Category: Ethnic conflict

The New Yorker

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105021782565
Genre : Arts
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Category: Arts