High Frontiers: Dolpo and the Changing World of Himalayan Pastoralists

High Frontiers: Dolpo and the Changing World of Himalayan Pastoralists

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An ethnographic and ecological history of Dolpo, a culturally Tibetan region in western Nepal that is home to some of the highest villages on earth; almost ninety percent of the region lies above 10,000 feet in elevation. Its inhabitants wrest survival from this inhospitable landscape by creatively exploiting agriculture, animal husbandry, and trade.

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (June 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 21.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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