2 edition of Land and people of the Himalaya. found in the catalog.
Land and people of the Himalaya.
Subodh Chandra Bose
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Indian Publications monograph series, no. 6|
|LC Classifications||DS485.H6 B64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 284 p.|
|Number of Pages||284|
|LC Control Number||70901024|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bose, S.C. (Subodh Chandra), b. Land and people of the Himalaya. Calcutta, Indian Publications, Douglas wrote a four-part account of the Himalaya mountain range: he described the geography, its history of exploration by mountain climbers, an overview of the region's interconnected politics and religions, and a story of people who live there.
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The Reviews: 1. This is the third time I've purchased this book as people keep "borrowing" it and I never get it back. Well-written, hugely funny and lots of excellent photos. This is a great companion to Michael Palin's HIMALAYA DVD series, which I also have a do not let anyone borrow/5(81).
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The authors devote special attention to discovery and travel, including exploration, mountaineering, and trekking/5(5). This reader-friendly book with minimum usage of technical language gives an account of Himalayan geography--the principal mountain ranges and peaks of Asia and the rivers of Himalaya and Tibet.
A part of the book also describes the geology of the Himalayas supported with well-illustrated figures and maps. David Zurick is a geographer, writer, and photographer.
He is the author of the award-winning books Errant Journeys and Himalaya: Life on the Edge of the World. Julsun Pacheco is a cartographer and geographic information systems specialist. He is a major contributor to the Atlas of Hawaii and the Atlas of Southeast by: THE BOOK The Eastern Himalaya—land of Gods, of ancient mountain kingdoms, of icy peaks and alpine meadows—is like no other place on Earth.
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