Fortress Monasteries of the Himalayas

Tibet, Ladakh, Nepal and Bhutan

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The spread of Buddism and Tibetan secular power throughout the Himalayas led to a distinctive style of fortifications not found anywhere else. This book looks at Himalayan fortifications, from their creation in the Middle Ages to their destruction and capture by the Chinese in the 20th century.

Product details

Published Aug 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781782001904
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 25 b/w; 39 col
Series Fortress
Short code FOR 104
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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