The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (Hardback)
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The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (Hardback)

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Hardback 326 Pages / Published: 15/06/2018
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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

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440839382
Number of pages: 326


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The power of the Himalayas to draw those seeking adventure, peace, salvation, and solace is aptly showcased in this work. Recommended for the general reader." - Booklist Online
"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

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