New from Asian Highlands Perspectives. AHP 32: Following the Herds: Rhythms of Tibetan Pastoral Life in A mdo

Gerald Roche gjroche at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 4 08:15:26 UTC 2014

Dear all,

The editors of *Asian Highlands Perspectives* are pleased to announce a new

*Following the Herds: Rhythms of Tibetan Pastoral Life in A mdo*, by Chos
bstan rgyal, is a ground-breaking work that provides unique insights into
the knowledge and practices that have helped Tibetan pastoralists sustain
the grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau for millennia. Following an
introduction to the community, its territory, history, and other salient
features, Chos bstan rgyal describes local pastoral production and the
annual pastoral cycle. The remaining chapters deal with the naming,
breeding, and management of livestock; wildlife; grassland plants; pasture
management; weather prediction; rituals to ensure good fortune; and the
treatment of livestock illnesses. This book includes two maps, fifteen
tables, sixty-six figures, a list of non-English terms with original
orthography, and an index.

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