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Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom

Michel Peissel

Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom

by Michel Peissel

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Asian studies,
  • Tibet,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13144618M
    ISBN 108173030022
    ISBN 109788173030024

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mustang: Lost Tibetan Kingdom by Michel Peissel (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products!   Mustang: a lost Tibetan Kingdom A friend lent me a book she thought I'd enjoy - I do like travellers' tales about remote places, and Michel Peissel was one of the first Europeans to visit the Kingdom of Mustang, on the northern edge of Nepal, and surrounded on three sides by : Eigon.

    Mustang Trekking-a Journey to the Golden Age. A captivating land of barren landscape, Monasteries with red walls, feudal townships, and all was forbidden to the foreigners’ until Mustang is the former kingdom that is geographically and culturally more a part of Tibet than Nepal. More than thirty years ago, Michael Peisel's classic, Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom, introduced the world to a region more isolated than the deepest t the odds--and in the tradition of the nineteenth-century explorers of whom he is a direct descendant--Peissel has combed Tibet for forty years and has come to know one of the last nomadic peoples on earth to live with what he Author: Michel Peissel.

    2. Mustang A Lost Tibetan Kingdom by Michel Peissel. First published In the author became the first European to be allowed into Upper Mustang for an extended stay. He has written 19 books about his expeditions, published in 16 languages. Many of these books went on to become international best sellers, among them The Lost World of Quintana Roo, Mustang - the Forbidden Kingdom, and Cavaliers of Kham - The Secret War in Tibet. Subjects; Architecture, Chinese China Tibet. Temples, Buddhist China Tibet.


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The book (subtitled in its reprint "A Lost Tibetan Kingdom" or "The Forbidden Kingdom" in the edition I read from ) tends to rush the latter portion of his stay. He must have taken enormous amounts of notes.

For a month's stay and two weeks trek in, it's a substantial report, although the rest of Lo outside the walls of Lo Mantang gets Cited by: 8. Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. The book (subtitled in its reprint "A Lost Tibetan Kingdom" or "The Forbidden Kingdom" in the edition I read from ) tends to rush the latter portion of his stay.

He must have taken enormous amounts of notes. For a month's stay and two weeks trek in, it's a substantial report, although the rest of Lo outside the walls of Lo Mantang gets /5(7). Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore.

Read, highlight, Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom book take notes, across web, tablet, and s: 1. Books > Buddhist > Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom. Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom. by Michel Peissel. to Mrs George Villiers I am most grateful for the considerable work and effort she has put into the manuscript of this book.

From the Jacket. Mustang lies on the roof of the world north of Nepal and surrounded on three sides by Chinese. Sheltered by some of the world’s highest mountains, the meter peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, bordering China and the Tibetan plateau, lies the ancient “Forbidden Kingdom” of Mustang.

This is my first blog about Mustang, more Mustang blogs will follow. The start of my exploration of ‘Mustang, A Lost Tibetan Kingdom’ Intrigued by the book ‘Mustang, A lost Tibetan Kingdom’ by Michel Peissel, which I bought in Kathmandu injust after the devastating earthquake, when I could help to bring some relieve aid to Kathmandu & Bhaktapur.

Collected here is a selection of Weidman's work from his book "Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom," proceeds from. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under title: Mustang, the forbidden kingdom.

Description: pages 23 plates, illustrations (some color), 5 maps, portraits (some color) 24 cm. Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom ().

This page coffee table book combines stunning photography, rich storytelling, and thorough research to give an informative and beautiful account of the Loba people in Upper Mustang, Nepal. Buy Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom by Michel Peissel online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Mustang, the forbidden kingdom. New York: Dutton, Description. Editions for Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback.

Strange paintings found in Tibetan Caves. Message from the Gods. Buddishts petroglyphs and artworkMustang was once an independent kingdom. Title: Mustang A Lost Tibetan Kingdom Author Name: Peissel, Michel Categories: History, Publisher: Delhi, India, Book Faith India: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Softcover Book Condition: Very Good- Seller ID: HIS Keywords: Tibet INDIA Himalayas.

"Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom" book online was Published June 1st by South Asia Books (first published January 1st ). Written by Michel Peissel, "Mustang; A Lost Tibetan Kingdom" has got average score calculated by averaging the total number of 80 ratings and 8 reviews from a huge online community of avid readers.

Trekking is a whole lot of work, no matter how you slice it, during this trip, I was reading the book Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom by Michel Peissel, the first Westerner granted to a permit to spend time in the area in the s.

Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom Hardcover – May 1 by Michel Peissel (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" /5(3).

Trip Information. The Lost Tibetan Kingdom of Mustang. Upper Mustang Trekking Lo as it is known by the inhabitants, is a mysterious high plateau tucked behind the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massifs in north central area is actually the top of a watershed, the headwaters of what becomes the mighty Kali Gandaki River, which then runs southward through the world's deepest gorge.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).History. Lo Manthang was the walled capital of the Kingdom of Lo from its founding in by Ame Pal who oversaw construction of the city wall and many of the still-standing structures.

After the Shahs of Gorkha forged Nepal out of numerous petty kingdoms in the 18th century, Lo became a dependency but kept its hereditary rulers. This arrangement continued as long as Nepal remained a kingdom Country: Nepal.The Loba of Upper Mustang.

Project Date: Book Release Date: November The region of Upper Mustang sits beyond the Himalaya in northern Nepal, on the outskirts of the Tibetan Plateau. Here, nestled against the tallest mountains in the world, is a former Tibetan kingdom called Lo.