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***1. Personal information*** Name: Charles A.E. Ramble Nationality: British Date of birth: 6 February 1957 Place of birth: Calcutta, India Present employment: Directeur d’études (Professor of Tibetan History and Philology) École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, 4-14 rue Ferrus 75014 Paris email: charles.ramble@orinst.ox.ac.uk ***2. Education*** 1979-1985 University of Oxford, UK. D.Phil. in social anthropology. Title of doctoral thesis: “The lamas of Lubra: Tibetan Bonpo householder priests in North-west Nepal”. 1976–1979 University of Durham, UK. BA (Joint hons.) in psychology and anthropology. 1975–1976 Pomfret Academy, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA. 1969–1975 Peter Symonds’ Grammar School, Winchester, UK. ***3. Post-doctoral research and employment*** 2016– Co-director of Franco-German research project “Social Status in the Tibetan World” (three-year project funded by the French National Research Agency \[ANR\] and the German Research Council \[DFG\] 2010– Directeur d’études, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, Paris. 2010– Research Lecturer in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, University of Oxford. 2012–2016 Co-director of Franco-German research project “The Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th–20th centuries (three-year project funded by the French National Research Agency \[ANR\] and the German Research Council \[DFG\] 2012–2015 Principal Investigator in Franco-Austrian research project “Text, Art and Performance in Bön Ritual” (three-year project funded by the Austrian Research Council \[FWF\]) 2000–2010 University Lecturer in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, University of Oxford. 1999 Chargé de cours, University of Paris X (Nanterre): lectures in anthropology of the Himalaya to MA and PhD candidates in ethnology. 1998–2000 Researcher, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology), University of Vienna. 1997–1998 Researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Seminar für Zentralasienwissenschaft of the Humboldt University, Berlin, for the continuation of the Nepal-German Project on High Mountain Archaeology Research associate (Auftragnehmer) at the Institut für Völkerkunde, University of Vienna. 1997 Chargé de cours in Anthropology of Tibet and Nepal to diploma students INALCO, University of Paris. 1996–1997 Associate member l'ESA 8047, (CNRS/EPHE), Etudes tibétaines. 1992-1997 Researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Seminar für Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft Zentralasiens, University of Bonn, in the framework of the Nepal-German project on High Mountain Archaeology, a multidisciplinary research project on the history of settlement in northern Nepal, funded by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). 1991–1992 Chargé de cours, University of Paris X (Nanterre): lectures in anthropology of the Himalaya to MA and PhD candidates in ethnology. 1989–1991 Consultant anthropologist in the research phase of a project to establish two contiguous cultural and environmental conservation zones: the Makalu-Barun Conservation Area in East Nepal, and the Qomolongma Nature Preserve in southern Tibet. 1987–1989 Naturalist in the Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal. 1985–1987 Leverhulme study abroad scholarship for further research in Nepal and Tibet. ***4. Visiting professorships*** 2013 (Sept–Oct) Visiting professor, Central University for Nationalities, Beijing, China. 2011 (Dec) – Visiting professor, Northwestern Minorities University, Lanzhou, 2012 (Jan) Gansu, China. 2010 (Dec)– Visiting professor, CIRDIS: Center for Interdisciplinary Research and 2011 (March) Documentation of Inner and South Asian Cultural History, University of Vienna. 2008 (Oct–Dec) Visiting research fellow, Institut für Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, University of Vienna. ***5. Grants and project associations (selected since 2000)*** 2016– Director of the French team of the Franco-German research project “Social Status in the Tibetan World,” a three-year project funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the German Research Council (DFG) (German team directed by Peter Schwieger, University of Bonn) 2015– Cooperation partner of “Das Mustang ARCHIV: Untersuchung von handschriftlichen Dokumenten durch ethnographische Studien der Papierherstellungstradition in Nepal”, a two-year project directed by [Agnieszka Helman-Wazny](http://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/person/252909847), Universität Hamburg, funded by the German Research Council (DFG) 2012–2016 Director of the French team of the Franco-German research project “The Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th–20th centuries” (SHTS), three-year project (Mar 2012–Feb 2015) funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR-11-FRAL-0015, €320,000) and the German Research Council (German team directed by Peter Schwieger, University of Bonn), www.tibetanhistory.net 2012–2015 Principal Investigator in Franco-Austrian research project “Text, Art and Performance in Bön Ritual,” three-year project (Dec 2012–Nov 2015) funded by the Austrian Research Council (FWF: P24702-G21, €230,285) 2007–2011 “A Comparative Study of the Earliest Bon and Buddhist Phur pa traditions” (four-year project \[May 2007–April 2011\], funded by the AHRC (£220,205) 2006–2010 “A Critical Edition of the Thabs-kyi zhags-pa and a Comparative Study of its Commentary,” four-year project (March 2006–April 2010), funded by the AHRC **(**£151,248) 2004–2007 “Dunhuang Phur-pa materials,” a study of early Tibetan religious literature based on archaeological finds, three-year project (2004–2007), funded by the AHRB (£95,048) Beginning “Ancient Tantras” Text Restorations: Critical Editions & Studies of Two Seminal Early Tibetan Scriptures (£97,734) ***6. Advisory positions and professional memberships*** 2017*–* President elect, Société Européenne pour l’Etude des Civilisations de l’Himalaya et de l’Asie Centrale (SEECHAC). 2017– Directeur, équipe Tibet, Bhoutan et Aires culturelles tibétaines. 2015– Membre du conseil scientifique, Maison Archaeologie et Ethnologie, Université Paris Ouest. 2014–2016 Member of Scientific Advisory Body, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Science. 2014– Membre de la Société Asiatique. 2013– Member of editorial board, *Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde,* Vienna. 2012— Membre du conseil d’administraton de la Société Européenne pour l'Etude des Civilisations de l'Himalaya et de l'Asie Centrale (SEECHAC) ============================================================================================================================================= 2012– 2015 Membre du conseil scientifique de la Société française de l’étude du monde tibétain (member of the scientific council of the French Society for the Study of the Tibetan World). 2011– Membre du conseil scientifique de l’École française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO) (member of the scientific council of the French School of East Asian Studies). 2011– Editorial board member, *Etudes mongoles, siberiennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines.* 2010– Membre du conseil scientifique de l’Association internationale pour les recherches sur le Bön (AIRB) (member of the scientific council of the International Association for Research on Bön). 2008–2012 Member of the selection committee for Section 38 of the CNRS (Membre du jury d’admissibilité du comité national de la recherche scientifique, Section 38). 2007–2013 Member of the scientific committee of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Documentation of Inner and South Asian Cultural History (CIRDIS), based at the University of Vienna. 2006–2013 President, International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS). 2004– Vice-President, Eco-Himal UK 2003– Editorial board member, Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library. 2000–2006 Member of the advisory board of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS). 1994–2002 Co-editor (with Prof. Kamal Prakash Malla) of *Kailash: a Journal of Himalayan Studies.* Latest...

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Crime, Punishment and Socio-Economic Status in Mustang (Nepal) in the Early 19th Century

Charles Ramble
Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines, 2021, no. 57, pp. 241-257
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Bearers of the past, bridges with the beyond: the complicated lives of ordinary objects.

Charles Ramble
The Selfless Ego: Conjuring Tibetan Lives, 2020, 2 spécial issue, pp.411-428. ⟨10.1080/14484528.2020.1773027⟩
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The Tibetan novel as social history: reflections on Trashi Palden’s Phal pa’i khyim tshang gi skyuid sdug. Revue d’études tibétaines 49, 149–191.

Charles Ramble
Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines, 2019
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Lama Bön et maître de maison dans les marches tibétaines de l’Himalaya.

Charles Ramble
Une journée dans une vie. Une vie dans une journée. Ascètes et moines aujourd’hui, 2018, pp.59-81
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Tibetan documents in the archives of the tantric lamas of Tshognam in Mustang, Nepal: An interdisciplinary case study. Revue d’études tibétaines 39, 266–341.

Agnieszka Helman-Ważny , Charles Ramble
Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines, 2017, pp.266-341
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The Lhadag Le’u (lha bdag le’u), ritual specialists of the Black Water Bon of the Phenomenal World in Southern Amdo: a brief introduction

Charles Ramble , Ngondzin Ngawang Gyatso
Oriental Archive - Archiv Orientalni­, 2016, 84 (3), pp.561-575
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The deer as a structuring principle in certain Bonpo rituals: a comparison of three texts for the acquisition of good fortune (g.yang).

Charles Ramble
Cultural Flows across the Western Himalaya, 2015, pp.499-528
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Real and imaginary Tibetan chimeras and their special powers

Charles Ramble
Mongolo-Tibetica Pragensia, 2014, 6 (2), pp.14-33
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The Assimilation of Astrology in the Tibetan Bon Religion

Charles Ramble
Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident, 2013, 35, pp.199-232. ⟨10.4000/extremeorient.288⟩
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A nineteenth-century Bonpo pilgrim in Western Tibet and Nepal: episodes from the life of dKar-ru grub-dbang bsTan-’dzin rin-chen.

Charles Ramble
Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines, 2008, 15 (2), pp.481-502
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Status and death: mortuary rites and attitudes to the body in a Tibetan village.

Charles Ramble
Kailash, 1982, pp.333-359
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Taxation in Tibetan Societies: Rules, Practices and Discourses

Alice Travers , Peter Schwieger , Charles Ramble
Brill, Brill's Tibetan Studies Library, Volume: 53, 2023, Taxation in Tibetan Societies: Rules, Practices and Discourses, 978-90-04-52946-5
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The Many Faces of King Gesar: Homage to Rolf A. Stein

Matthew Kapstein , Charles Ramble
2022
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The Mustang Archives: Analysis of Handwritten Documents via the Study of Papermaking Traditions in Nepal

Charles Ramble , Agnieszka Helman-Wazny
Brepols. 2021
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Tibetan Sources for a Social History of Mustang, Nepal. Volume 3: the Archive of Kunzang Chöling Convent.

Charles Ramble
International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. 2019
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A Blessing for the Land: The Art and Architecture and History of Künzang Chöling Convent, Mustang, Nepal.

Charles Ramble , John Harrison , Drandul Nyima
Vajra Books. 2018
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The Mardzong Manuscripts: Preservation, Interpretation and Dating of an Archaeological Find in Mustang, Nepal.

Charles Ramble , Agnieszka Helman-Wazny,
Eikon Publishing. 2018
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Tibetan Sources for a Social History of Mustang, Nepal. Volume 2: The Archives of the Tantric Lamas of Tshognam

Charles Ramble
International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. 2016, Dieter Schuh
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Tibetan and Himalayan Healing: An Anthology for Anthony Aris

Charles Ramble , Ulrike Roesler
Charles Ramble; Ulrike Roesler. Vajra Publications, 2015
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From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kværne

Charles Ramble , Hanna Havnevik
Charles Ramble; Hanna Havnevik. The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture/Novus Forlag, 2015
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Tibetans who Escaped the Historian’s Net: Contributions to the Social History of Tibetan-speaking Societies.

Charles Ramble , Peter Schwieger , Alice Travers
Vajra Books. 2013
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Tibetans who Escaped the Historian's Net. Studies in the Social History of Tibetan Societies

Charles Ramble , Peter Schwieger , Alice Travers
Vajra Publications, pp.255, 2013
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Tibetan sources for a social history of Mustang, Nepal

Charles Ramble
IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2, 2012
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This World and the Next: Contributions on Tibetan Religion, Science and Society

Charles Ramble , Jill Sudbury
Charles Ramble; Jill Sudbury. IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 271 p., 2012, 978-3-03809-114-1
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Tibetan sources for a social history of Mustang, Nepal

Charles Ramble
IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 3, 2012
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The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Oxford University Press. 2008
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Tibetan Sources for a Social History of Mustang, Nepal. Volume 1: the Archive of Te.

Charles Ramble
International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. 2008
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Sacred Landscape and Pilgrimage in Tibet: in Search of the Lost Kingdon of Bön.

Charles Ramble , Geshe Gelek
Abeville Press. 2005
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Manual of Standard Tibetan: Language and Civilization.

Charles Ramble , Nicolas Tournadre , Sangda Dorje
Snow Lion Publications. 2003
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Final Evaluation Report, Natural Resource Management Project, Mustang District.

Charles Ramble , Chhetri P.B. , J. Karki
CARE Nepal. 1998
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Tibétains. 1959-1999: 40 ans de colonisation.

Charles Ramble , Katia Buffetrille
Éditions Autrement - collection Monde HS no. 108. 1998
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Local government in Upper Dolpa.

Charles Ramble , P. Christiansen
LTDA. 1996
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Preliminary notes on the cultural dimension of conservation. Makalu-Barun Conservation Project working paper publication series report no. 10.

Charles Ramble , Chapagain C.
HMG / WMI. 1990
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The Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Community Resource Management Component.

Charles Ramble , R.K. Nepali , K. Sangam , Chapagain C.
HMG / WMI. 1990
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"Introduction"

Alice Travers , Peter Schwieger , Charles Ramble
Tax, Corvée and Obligation in Tibetan Societies, Brill, inPress
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Ngondzin Ngawang Gyatso, The Lungyig texts of the Leu scriptures from the Phenchu area, in Amdo.

Charles Ramble , Agnieszka Helman-Wazny,
de Gruyter. Bon and Naxi Manuscripts: Essays on Form, Function and Preservation., Agnieszka Helman-Ważny; Charles Ramble, 2021
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Signs and portents in nature and in dreams: what they mean and what can be done about them.

Charles Ramble
Brill. Glimpses of Tibetan Divination, Past and Present., pp.118-35., 2019
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Longing for retirement: the testament of Chos mdzad nyi shar, the last Ya ngal.

Charles Ramble
J. Bischoff; P. Maurer; C. Ramble. On a Day of a Month of the Fire Bird Year. Festschrift for Peter Schwieger on his 65th Birthday., Lumbini International Research Institute, pp.635-49, 2019
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The legal foundations of Tibetan religious thought

Charles Ramble
Reason and Lives in Buddhist Traditions: Studies in Honor of Matthew Kapstein, Wisdom Publications, pp.35-51, 2019
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Producing ‘South Asian’ Tibetan documents in highland Nepal, 19th to 20th centuries: the emergence and disappearance of a local diplomatic tradition

Charles Ramble
S. Cubelic; A. Michaels; A. Zotter. Studies in Historical Documents from Nepal and India, Heidelberg University Publishing (HeiUP), pp.109-132, 2018
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A Century of Trade and Tension: Stakeholders in the Kali Gandaki Salt Route, Mid-19th to Mid-20th Centuries

Charles Ramble
Jeannine Bischoff; Alice Travers. Commerce and Communities: Social and Political Status and the Exchange of Goods in Tibetan Societies, EB-Verlag Dr. Brand, pp.197-222, 2018
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Mustang: black and white, but never gray.

Charles Ramble
Vajra Books. Mustang., Kevin Bubriski, 2017
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Préface

Charles Ramble
Editions Findakly. Dagues rituelles de l’Himalaya., 2017
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Préface

Charles Ramble
Max Milo. Les dévots du Bouddha., Marion Dapsance, 2016
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Reason against tradition: an attempt at cultural reform in a Tibetan-speaking community in Panchayat-era Nepal

Charles Ramble , Drandul Nyima
J. Bischoff; S. Mullard. Rules, Reform and Regulations: New Perspectives on Tibetan Social History, Brill, 2016
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Trouble with vampires: or, how the layout of this book came to be done

Charles Ramble
Charles Ramble; Ulrike Roesler. Tibetan and Himalayan Healing: An Anthology for Anthony Aris, Vajra Books, pp.556-70, 2015
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Demdem and Dachang: the Regulative Rules of Two Archery Festivals from South Mustang (Nepal).

Charles Ramble
Dieter Schuh. Secular Law and Order in the Tibetan Highland : contributions to a workshop organized by the Tibet Institute in Andiast (Switzerland) on the occasion of the 65th birthday of Christoph Cüppers from the 8th of June to the 12th of June 2014, IITBS GmbH, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp.197-224, 2015, 978-3-03809-126-4
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The Demoness’s right (or left) knee (or ankle). A pilgrim’s account of Pra dun tse temple from 1898.

Charles Ramble
Olaf Czaja and Guntram Hazod. The Illuminating Mirror: Tibetan Studies in Honour of Per Sørensen on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, Reichert Verlag, pp.375-388, 2015, 9783954901371
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The complexity of Tibetan pilgrimage.

Charles Ramble
Max Deeg. Buddhist Pilgrimage in History and Present Times, Lumbini International Research Institute, pp.179-196, 2014
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Behind the frame: reflections on Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Peabody Museum Press. In Kevin Bubriski, Nepal: 1975–2011., pp.9-22, 2014
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Behind the frame: reflections on Nepal

Charles Ramble
Kevin Bubriski. Nepal: 1975–2011, Peabody Museum Press, pp.9-22, 2014
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Fearless Dawn, Bloodless Demon: literary and iconographic manifestations of a little-known Bonpo protector

Charles Ramble
From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kvaerne, Novus Forlag, pp.409-430, 2014
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The contractor, the duke, the prime minister and the villagers: exploitation and resistance in nineteenth-century rural Nepal.

Charles Ramble
(eds) Todd T. Lewis and Bruce M. Owens. Sucāruvādadeśika: A Festschrift Honoring Professor Theodore Riccardi, Himal Books, pp. 198-211, 2014
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The contractor, the duke, the prime minister and the villagers: exploitation and resistance in nineteenth-century rural Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Himal Books. Sucāruvādadeśika: A Festschrift Honoring Professor Theodore Riccardi., B.M. Owens; T. Lewis, 2014
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Foreword

Charles Ramble , Nagru Geshe
Dimitri Ermakov; Carol Ermakova. Bön in Nepal. Traces of the Great Zhang Zhung Ancestors in the Himalayas. The Light of the History of Existence, Heritage Publishers, 2013
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Hidden Himalayan transcripts: strategies of social opposition in Mustang (Nepal), 19th–20th centuries.

Charles Ramble
Charles Ramble, Peter Schwieger, Alice Travers. Tibetans who Escaped the Historian’s Net: Studes in the Social History of Tibetan-speaking Regions, Vajra Books, pp.231-252, 2013, 978-9937-623-10-0
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Foreword.

Charles Ramble
Kobe City University of Foreign Studies. Current Issues and Progress in Tibetan Studies. Proceedings of the Third International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, Kobe 2012. Journal of Research Institute, 51, Tsuguhito Takeuchi; Kazushi Iwao; Ai Nishida; Seiji Kumagai; Meishi Yamamoto, 2013
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Both fish and fowl? Preliminary reflections on some representations of a Tibetan mirror-world

Charles Ramble
Nepalica-Tibetica: Festgabe for Christoph Cüppers, 2, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp.75-90, 2013
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Bön: Geister aus Butter: Kunst und Ritual des alten Tibet.

Charles Ramble , D. Klimburg-Salter , L. Lojda
Katalog zur Ausstellung im Museum für Völkerkunde, 2013
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Foreword

Charles Ramble
N. J. Allen. Miyapma: Traditional Narratives of the Thulung Rai, Vajra Publications, 2012
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Foreword.

Charles Ramble
Amnye Machen Institute. Revisiting Tibetan Culture and History. Proceedings of the Second International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, Paris 2009., Kalsang Norbu Gurung; Tim Myatt; Nicola Schneider; Alice Travers, 2012
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Foreword

Charles Ramble
Marietta Kind. The Bon Landscape of Dolpo: Pilgrimages, Monasteries, Biographies and the Emergence of Bon, Peter Lang, 2012
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Introduction

Charles Ramble , Jill Sudbury
Charles Ramble; Jill Sudbury. This World and the Next: Contributions on Tibetan Religion, Science and Society, IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp.7-16, 2012, 978-3-03809-114-1
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History from below: an introduction to three archival collections from Mustang, Nepal.

Charles Ramble
International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. Ancient Treasures, New Discoveries., H. Diemberger; K. Phuntso, 2010
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The good, the bad and the ugly: the circumscription of saintly evil in Tibetan biography

Charles Ramble
Lives Lived, Lives Imagined: Biography in the Buddhist Traditions, 2010
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Playing dice with the devil: a Bonpo soul-retrieval ritual attributed to Kong rtse ’phrul rgyal and its interpretation in Mustang, Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Bon: the Indigenous Source for Tibetan Religion. Special issue of East and West, 59 (1-4), Samten Karmay; Donatella Rossi, 2010
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The Aya: fragments of an unknown Tibetan priesthood.

Charles Ramble
Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde. Pramanakirtih. Papers Dedicated to Ernst Steinkellner on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday. Part 2., B. Kellner; H. Krasser; H. Lasic; M.T. Much; H. Tauscher, pp.681-718, 2007
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Tsewang Rigdzin and the Bon tradition of sacred geography.

Charles Ramble
Rubin Museum of Art. Bon: the Magic Word., S. Karmay, pp.125-146, 2007
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Sacral kings and divine sovereigns: principles of Tibetan monarchy in theory and practice

Charles Ramble
D. Sneath. Power, Place and the Subject in Inner Asia, Western Washington University, pp.129-149, 2006
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Up and down, inside and out: notions of space and territory in Tibetan villages of Mustang, Nepal

Charles Ramble , N. Gutschow
Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sacred Landscape in the Himalaya, 2003
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Article on Tibetan History

Charles Ramble
Institut für Asienkunde. Das Große China Lexikon, 2003
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Sacred Landscape in the Himalaya.

Charles Ramble , Niels Gutschow , Axel Michaels , Ernst Steinkellner
Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Proceedings of an interdisciplinary conference held in Heidelberg, 25th-27th May 1998., 2003
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Bonpo monasteries and temples of the Himalayan region.

Charles Ramble
National Museum of Ethnology. A Survey of Bonpo Monasteries in the Himalaya, S.G. Karmay; Y. Nagano, 2003
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Temporal disjunction and collectivity in Mustang, Nepal

Charles Ramble
Current Anthropology 43, supplement, August-October., 2002
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The Victory Song of Porong.

Charles Ramble
Brill. Territory and Identity in Tibet and the Himalayas., K. Buffetrille; H. Diemberger, pp.59-84, 2002
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Integrated ecological studies of pasture problems in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, P.R. China.

Charles Ramble , W. Holzner
International Livestock Research Institute. Yak Production in Central Asian Highlands: Proceedings of the Third International Congress on yak Held in Lhasa, P/R. China, 4-9 September 2000., H. Jianlin, 2002
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Art without artists: Robert Powell’s Mustang collection.

Charles Ramble
Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich. Robert Powell: Himalayan Drawings., M. Oppitz, 2001
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The old sector system of Kagbeni: notes on the history of land use and social organisation.

Charles Ramble
Giessener Geographische Schriften 77. Kagbeni—Contributions to the Village’s History and Geography., P. Pohle; W. Haffner, 2001
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Household organisation and hierarchy in Kagbeni: the limits to cultural revival in a changing society.

Charles Ramble
Giessener Geographische Schriften 77. Kagbeni—Contributions to the Village’s History and Geography., P. Pohle; W. Haffner, 2001
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Cognitive Templates for Religious Concepts: Cross-cultural Evidence for Recall of Counter-Intuitive Representations.

Charles Ramble , P. Boyer
Cognitive Science 25 (4)., 2001
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The secular surroundings of a Bonpo ceremony: games, popular rituals and economic structures in the mDos-rgyab of Klu-brag monastery (Nepal).

Charles Ramble
National Museum of Ethnology. New Horizons in Bon Studies. Proceedings of a conference held in Osaka, August 1999., S. Karmay; Y. Nagano, 2000
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A literary biography of Michael Aris.

Charles Ramble
European Bulletin of Himalayan Research 17, 103-16, 1999
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Chronologie

Charles Ramble
Éditions Autrement - collection Monde HS. Tibétains. 1959-1999: 40 ans de colonisation., no. 108, K. Buffetrille, pp.170-74, 1998
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The classification of territorial divinities in Pagan and Buddhist rituals of South Mustang.

Charles Ramble
Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Tibetan Mountain Deities, their Cults and Representations., A.-M. Blondeau, 1998
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Watermills in Mustang: notes on architecture, function and management.

Charles Ramble , John Harrison
Ancient Nepal, 140, pp.39-52, 1998
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The Mustang villages of Kag, Te and Khyinga: an introduction to history, ethnicity and the idea of place.

Charles Ramble
Verlag Philipp von Zabern. Beiträge zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Archäologie, Band 18., pp.147-82, 1998
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Prologue

Charles Ramble
Éditions Autrement - collection Monde HS. Tibétains. 1959-1999: 40 ans de colonisation., no. 108, K. Buffetrille, pp.7-17, 1998
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Houses and households in Southern Mustang.

Charles Ramble , John Harrison
Ancient Nepal, 140, pp.23-37, 1998
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Se: notes on the distribution of an archaic ethnonym in Tibet and Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Société d'Ethnologie, Nanterre. Les Habitants du Toit du Monde., S. Karmay; Ph. Sagant, 1997
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The Creation of the Bon Mountain of Kongpo.

Charles Ramble
D.K. Printworld. Mandala and Landscape., A.W. Macdonald, 1997
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Tibetan pride of place; or, why Nepal's Bhotes are not an ethnic group.

Charles Ramble
Harwood. Politics and Ethnicity in a Hindu Kingdom., Gellner; J. Pfaff, 1997
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Mustang, the ancient kingdom of Lo.

Charles Ramble
Asian Art and Culture 9 (3), Fall 1996 (special issue on the Himalayas)., 1996
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Patterns of places.

Charles Ramble
: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Reflections of the Mountain: essays on the history and social meaning of the mountain cult in Tibet and the Himalaya., A.-M. Blondeau; E. Steinkellner, 1996
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Dead and living settlements in the Shod-yul of Mustang.

Charles Ramble
Ancient Nepal, no. 138., 1995
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Gaining ground: representations of territory in Bon and Tibetan popular tradition.

Charles Ramble
The Tibet Journal, 1995
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Writings in Monochrome.

Charles Ramble
Himal, 1994
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Civic authority and agrarian management in southern Mustang: remarks on a nineteenth-century land-tax register from Kagbeni.

Charles Ramble
Ancient Nepal, no. 135., 1994
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A ritual of political unity in an old Nepalese kingdom.

Charles Ramble
Ancient Nepal, pp.130-133., 1993
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Whither, indeed, the tsampa-eaters?

Charles Ramble
Himal, 1993
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Reflections of a plant-hunter in Nepal: an interview with Dr. Tirtha Bahadur Shrestha.

Charles Ramble
European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, no. 5., 1993
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Rule by play in southern Mustang.

Charles Ramble
Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalaya, M. Brauen, 1993
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How Buddhist are Buddhist communities? The construction of tradition in two lamaist villages.

Charles Ramble
Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford 21(2), 185-97, 1990
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The headman as a force for cultural conservation: the case of the Tepas of Nepal.

Charles Ramble
Himalayan Environment and Culture., N.K. Rustomji; C. Ramble, 1990
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Himalayan Environment and Culture: Analysis and Prospect.

Charles Ramble , N.K. Rustomji
Indus Publications. Proceedings of a conference held at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, October 1986., 1990
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The Muktinath Yartung: a Tibetan harvest festival in its social and historical context.

Charles Ramble
L'Ethnographie 83 (100-101), pp.221-25, 1987
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The 'Bem-chag village record and the early history of Mustang District.

Charles Ramble , M. Vinding
Kailash 13 (1-2), pp.5-48, 1987
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Buddhist people of the north Nepal borderland.

Charles Ramble
The Buddhist Heritage of Nepal., J. K. Locke, 1985
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The founding of a Tibetan village: the popular transformation of history.

Charles Ramble
Kailash 10 (3-4), pp.267-90., 1983
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Recent books on Tibet and the Buddhist Himalaya.

Charles Ramble
Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford 11 (2)., 1980
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