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October 29, 2020 17:03

Most necessities were met within walking distance. You knew the land intimately, you knew its limits; and you knew how to live with the land in a sustainable way.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:02

As in other traditional cultures, the Ladakhis also had a deep connection to the land. People depended on the living world around them for their basic needs; with few exceptions, their food, clothing and shelter were all produced within the region.

October 29, 2020 17:01

Importantly, this interdependence was structurally reinforced by the economy. People relied on each other for the very food they ate; they exchanged seeds, they shared draft animals for ploughing and threshing. And these economic exchanges provided a structural relationship of give-and-take that bound people together in ways that provided both material and psychological security.

October 29, 2020 17:01

Importantly, this interdependence was structurally reinforced by the economy. People relied on each other for the very food they ate; they exchanged seeds, they shared draft animals for ploughing and threshing. And these economic exchanges provided a structural relationship of give-and-take that bound people together in ways that provided both material and psychological security.