John Vincent Bellezza

University of Virginia, USA / University of Bern

https://www.tibetarchaeology.com/

John Vincent Bellezza PhD is a specialist in the archaeology and cultural history of the highest reaches of the Tibetan Plateau. Author of 12 previous books and many academic articles on these subjects, he spent altogether eight years in Tibet engaged in fieldwork between 1984 and 2019. During the course of his explorations, he became the first westerner to visit the sources of the four major rivers arising in western Tibet and is perhaps the only person to reach most of the islands in the big lakes of the Tibetan tablelands.

BOOKS BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR

A Comprehensive Survey of Rock Art in Upper Tibet: Volume II

John Vincent Bellezza

Focusing on the central and western parts of the region, this is the second of five volumes that comprehensively document rock art in Upper Tibet. It examines a panoply of graphic evidence found on stone surfaces, supplying an unprecedented view of the long-term development of culture and religion on a large swathe of the Tibetan Plateau. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | Open Access

A Comprehensive Survey of Rock Art in Upper Tibet: Volume I

John Vincent Bellezza

Focusing on the eastern part of the region, this is the first in a series of five volumes that comprehensively document rock art in Upper Tibet. It examines a panoply of graphic evidence found on stone surfaces, supplying an unprecedented view of the long-term development of culture and religion on a large swathe of the Tibetan Plateau. READ MORE

Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access