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Himalaya : a human history

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"A magisterial history of the Himalaya: an epic story of peoples, cultures, and adventures among the world's highest mountains. For many years, the unique and astonishing geography of the Himalaya has attracted those in search of spiritual and lit... Read more
Contents
Pilgrims -- Origins -- The First Explorers -- Lost Kingdoms -- The Architects of Xanadu -- The Rise of Gorkha -- The High Road to Tibet -- Trade Wars -- The Hard Road to Sagauli -- Mapping the Himalaya -- The Tyrant and the Scholar -- Crossing Bor... Read more
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581 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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