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H.H. Risley

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2005)

ISBN 10: 8176465208 ISBN 13: 9788176465205

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About this Item: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2nd edition. The main objective of reprinting "The Gazetteer of Sikhim" is to familiarise the people of the world with the ancient History of the tiny mountain `Kingdom of Sikhim during the British period. Mr. H H Risley in the introduction hasventured to trace the development of the Ancient History of the country. In addition to this, he has also provided a valuable and interesting information about the geographical position of the country along with the History of its rulers. Contents: The book contains a comprehensive and enlightening account of the Laws of the country, its marriage customs, its geology and mineral resources, its agriculture. Each of the topic is dealt at length by a renewed scholar in his field. The last chapter of the Gazetteer is devoted to the study of state religion dubbed as Lamaism or Tibetan Buddhism. The Author, Mr. L A Waddell, has dealt with this topic in a masterly manner. Undoubtedly, the compilation will generate genuine interest among the people and arouse their curiosity to make further researches. INTRODUCTION/BY H.H. RISLEY C.I.E. : Physical, Features Early History The Sikhim Raj British Intervention 1817 Cession of Darjeeling 1835 Annexation of Morang, 1850 Sikhim Mediatised, 1801 Relations of Sikkim and Tibet Proclamation of 1875 Mr. Macaulay`s Proposed Mission Occupation of Lingtu by the Tibetans, 1886 Attitude of Sikhim Raja The Galing Treaty Map of Sikhim State of Parties in Sikhim British Policy Towards the East Himalayan States Tibet Bhutan Nepal Sikhim Tibetans Attack Gnatong, `22nd May 1888 Final Defeat of Tibetans, 24th September 1888 The Future of Sikhim GHOGRAPHICAL POSITION AND DESCRIPTION : Sikhim, Where Situated and Its Area Its Boundary Described Extent of the Sikhim Raj as Desoibed by Dr. Oilfield and in Hon Ble Mr. Eden`s "Polilical Mission to Bhutan" Peaks and Passes Towns and Villages HISTORY OF SIKHIM AND ITS RULERS : Origin of the Early Tibetan Kings, with Short Descriptions of Their Reigns Population, Tribes, and Chief Families of Sikhim Nomenelature of Places THE BOOK OF THE LAw-BY J.C. WHITE, C.E. : History of the Laws Summary of the Sixteen Laws : 1. General Rules to be Followed in Time of War 2. For Those Who are Being Defeated and Cannot Fight 3. For Officers and Government Servants 4. Law of Evidence 5. Grave Offences 6. Fines Inflicted for Offences in Order to Make People Remember 7. Law of Imprisonment 8. For Offenders Who Refuse to Come in, an Orderly Has to be Sent Expressly to Enquire About the Case 9. Murder 10. Bloodshed 11. Oaths Required for Those Who are False and Avaricious 12. Theft 13. Disputes Between Near Relatives, Betwaen Man and Wife, and Between Neighbours Who Have Things in Common 14. Taking Another`s Wife, or Adultery 15. Law of Contract 16. For Uncivilised People MARRIAGE CUSTOMS/BY J.C. WHITE, C.E. NOTES ON GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES/BY P.N. BOSE : Physical Geography Geology Economic Geology : Copper Copper Ore Locations Iron Lime Garnet AGRICULTURE/J.C. WHITE, C.E. : Different Kinds of Rice Enumerated Other Crops Enumerated Mode of Brewing Marwa (Chang), a Kind of Beer Spices Tea Cultivated Fruits Cultivated Vegetables Jungle Products Used for Food Fibres Land Measurement Cattle Wages and Prices VEGETATION/BY J. GAMMIE : Its Description According to Sir J.D. Hooker Flowering Plants and Ferns Orchids Palms Bamboos Ehododendrons Primulas Herbaceous Plants Climbing Plants Trees of the "Tropical Zone" Figs Nettles Jungly Fruits, &c., Eaten by Lepchas Cultivated Crops of the Lepchas VEGETATION OF TEMPERATE AND ALPINE-SIKHIM/BY G.A. GAMMIE : Definition of Alpine and Temperate Regions Arboreal and Shrubby Vegetation Lilium Giganteum Fern Osmunda Claytoniana Woodwardia Radicans Peach, Apricot, and Crab-Apple Ag Printed Pages: 419. Seller Inventory # 1500

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H H Risley

Published by B R Pub, Delhi (2005)

ISBN 10: 8176465208 ISBN 13: 9788176465205

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About this Item: B R Pub, Delhi, 2005. Hardbound. Condition: As New. Reprint. Contents 1. Introduction/H.H. Risley. 2. Geographical position and description history of Sikhim and its rulers. 3. The book of the law/J.C. White. 4. Marriage customs/J.C. White. 5. Notes on geology and mineral resources/P.N. Bose. 6. Agriculture/J.C. White. 7. Vegetation/J. Gammie. 8. Vegetation of temperate and Alpine Sikhim/G.A. Gammie. 9. Butterflies/J. Gammie. 10. Butterflies/Lionel De Niceville. 11. Reptiles/J. Gammie. 12. Birds/J. Gammie. 13. List of Sikhim birds and notes Tereon/L.A. Waddell. 14. Mammals/J. Gammie. 15. Lamaism in Sikhim/L.A. Waddell. Chapters 1. Historic sketch of the Lamaic Church in Sikhim. 2. General description of Sikhim monasteries. 3. The temple and its contents. 4. Monkhood. 5. Some magic rites and charms. 6. Demonolatry. 397 pp. Seller Inventory # 56303

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Riseley, H.H.

Published by BR Publishing Corporation (2005)

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About this Item: BR Publishing Corporation, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: As New. As New. book. Seller Inventory # F5S5-7-Z-8176465208-5

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