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Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: David Zurick, Julsun Pacheco
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-04 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The Himalaya are world-renowned for their exquisite mountain scenery, ancient traditions, and diverse ethnic groups that tenaciously inhabit this harsh yet sublime landscape. Home to the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest, and some of its deepest gorges, the region is a trove of biological and cultural diversity. Providing a
Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: David Zurick
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-04 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The Himalaya are world-renowned for their exquisite mountain scenery, ancient traditions, and diverse ethnic groups that tenaciously inhabit this harsh yet sublime landscape. Home to the world’s highest peaks, including Mount Everest, and some of its deepest gorges, the region is a trove of biological and cultural diversity. Providing a
The Himalaya
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: David Zurick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Center for Amer Places Incorporated

For more than thirty-five years, Zurick has explored, studied, and written about the Himalaya. In this, his third book on the region, he provides a richly rewarding guide to its physical features, its myriad cultures, and the impact that urbanization, climate change, and tourism hold for the region's future. --
An Atlas of the Himalayas by a 19th Century Tibetan Lama
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Diana Lange
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Brill's Tibetan Studies Librar

Diana Lange's patient investigations have, in this wonderful piece of detective work, solved the mysteries of six extraordinary maps of routes across Tibet, clearly hand-drawn in the late 1850s by a local artist, known as the British Library's Wise Collection. Diana Lange now reveals not only the previously unknown identity
Land of Pure Vision
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: David Zurick
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-09 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Wars have played a momentous role in shaping the course of human history. The ever-present specter of conflict has made it an enduring topic of interest in popular culture, and many movies, from Hollywood blockbusters to independent films, have sought to show the complexities and horrors of war on-screen. In