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Agile Hands and Creative Minds: A Bibliography of Textile traditions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka
by Donald Clay Johnson
Listed under Textile Arts

Lonely Planet Bhutan (Bhutan, 2nd Ed)
Lonely Planet Bhutan (Bhutan, 2nd Ed)
by Stan Armington
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
Paperback from Riverhead Books
Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom, Fourth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guide)
by Francoise Pommaret
Paperback from Odyssey Publications
Bhutan: Kingdom in the Himalaya.
by Sanjay Acharya
Hardcover from South Asia Books
Dreams of the Peaceful Dragon: A Journey Through Bhutan
by Katie Hickman
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has been isolated from the outside world for more than three centuries. Although the western part has been opened to limited tourism, the eastern part of Bhutan remains closed. Katie Hickman and photographer Tom Owen Edmunds are two of the few foreigners ever to enter these eastern lands. Starting from the capital Thimpu in the west, they traveled to the easternmost borders and the mountain–top retreat of the barbarous Bragpa people. Along the way, they met... The Publisher
Paperback from Phoenix
by Francoise Pommaret
Contains excerpts from literature on India, an introduction to palaces, museums, festivals, wildlife, and practical tips on clothing, trekking, and transportation.
Paperback from McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books
A World Away
by Larry Snider
Hardcover from Pegasus Publishing Company

In His Majesty's Civil Service : And Other Contemporary Tales of the Kingdom of Bhutan
by Thomas Slocum
Rivercross Pub; ISBN: 0944957986

Beyond the Sky and the Earth : A Journey into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
As a teacher of English literature, Jamie Zeppa would understand how the story of her journey into Bhutan could be fit into the convenient box of "coming-of-age romance," a romance with a landscape, a people, a religion, and a dark, irresistible student. An innocent, young Catholic woman from a Canadian mining town who had "never been anywhere," Zeppa signed up for a two-year stint teaching in a remote corner of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Despite the initial shock of material privation and such minor inconveniences as giardia, boils, and leeches, Zeppa felt herself growing into the vast spaces of simplicity that opened up beyond the clutter of modern life. Alongside her burgeoning enchantment, a parallel realization that all was not right in Shangri-La arose, especially after her transfer to a college campus charged with the politics of ethnic division. Still she maintained her center by devouring the library's Buddhist tracts and persevering in an increasingly fruitful meditation practice. When the time came for her to leave, she had undergone a personal transformation and found herself caught between two worlds that were incompatible and mutually incomprehensible. Zeppa's candid, witty account is a spiritual memoir, a travel diary, and, more than anything, a romance that retraces the vicissitudes of ineluctable passion. --Brian Bruya -
Hardcover - 303 pages
Riverhead Books; ISBN: 157322118X

Birds of Bhutan : Field Guide
by Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp, Richard Grimmett
Listed under Birds of India

Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti
by Kunzang Choden
Listed under Cryptozoology

Field Guide to the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent : Where to Watch Mammals in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
by K. K. Gurung, Raj Singh
Listed under Books on India

Memoirs of a Political Officer's Wife in Tibet, Sikkim, and Bhutan
by Margaret D. Williamson
Memoirs portraying life in Tibet, Sikkim and Bhutan in the 1930s
Paperback (June 1987)
Wisdom Publications; ISBN: 0861710568

The Living Edens - Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La () VHS
• NTSC format (US and Canada only)

Tibet Handbook (Tibet Handbook With Bhutan, )
by Gyurme Dorje
Paperback - 800 pages 2nd edition
NTC Publishing Group; ISBN: 0844221902
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Of Rainbows and Clouds: The Life of Yab Ugyen Dorji As Told to His Daughter
by Ashi Dorji Wangmo

So Close to Heaven: The Vanishing Buddhist Kingdoms of the Himalayas
by Barbara Crossette

The Raven Crown
by Michael Aris
Synopsis: The hereditary monarchy of the Wangchuk dynasty was established in 1907 in the independent Himalayan state of Bhutan. This new order quickly replaced a theocracy founded in the 17th century by the first time of the "Dharma Rajas", a lineage of reincarnating lamas known by the title of Shabdrung. The first king of the new dynasty, Ugyen (1862-1926), was a charismatic figure who came to power against a turbulent background of incessant and complex feuding. He adopted as the symbol of his authority a crown surmounted by the head of a raven; the bird represents a form of Mahakala, Bhutan's guardian deity. The story of the Wangchuk dynasty's rise and triumph moves from a picture of turmoil and chaos to one of relative peace and stability. This book provides new perspectives and details revealed through the use of Bhutanese chronicles. In addition, "The Raven Crown" is copiously illustrated with rare historical photographs.
Paperback 150 pages
Publisher: Serindia Publications; ISBN: 0906026555 

Cultural Atlas of India : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Butan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
by Gordon Johnson
Listed under Travel Books - India

Bhutan : Kingdom of the Dragon
by Robert Dompnier
Hardcover - 152 pages (November )
Shambhala Pubns; ISBN: 1570625107
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Insight Pocket Guides Bhutan
by Francoise Pommaret
Paperback Book&Map edition ()
Apa Productions; ISBN: 0887298435
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