A thorough and detailed resource that describes the history, culture, and geography of the Himalayan region, providing an indispensable reference work to both general readers and seasoned scholars in the field.
* Presents invaluable insights into the dynamics that have shaped the Himalayan region over human history
* Provides a context for understanding the importance of the region to a larger understanding of globalization and key related issues we must currently deal with, including but not limited to climate change, border disputes, and economic and political migrations
* Offers a balanced understanding of major socio-political issues that affect the region
* Supplies a detailed and rich description of the region in a single volume that serves readers who need immediate answers to questions as well as those seeking a comprehensive overview of the complexities of the region
Number of pages: 326
"This very readable volume with its attention to issues of identity, gender, race, and class fills a distinct gap in the reference literature on the Himalayan region. . . . Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty." - Choice
2018 Top Community College Resource - Choice