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The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
by Barbara J Scot
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Cultural Writing. Travel. Memoir. Revised Edition 2005. Ranging across mountains and memories, Scot's classic journal of her experiences in Nepal in 1990 is now published in a revised edition that includes reflections on a return trip in 2004. "Scot's... (read more)

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Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
by Conor Grennan
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“Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one mans extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”—Neil White, author... (read more)

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Ancient Futures
Ancient Futures
by Helen Norberg Hodge
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The swiftly evolving socioeconomic life of Ladakh, whose people struggle to balance growth and technology with cultural values, offers crucial lessons in sustainable development. This gripping portrait of the western Himalayan land known as “Little... (read more)

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A Journey in Ladakh: Encounters with Buddhism
A Journey in Ladakh: Encounters with Buddhism
by Andrew Harvey
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Now considered a classic among readers interested in Tibetan Buddhism and pilgrimages of the spirit of all kinds, A Journey in Ladakh is Andrew Harvey's spiritual travelogue of his arduous journey to one of the most remote parts of the world--the highest,... (read more)

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Ancient Futures: Lessons From Ladakh for a Globalizing World (09 Edition)
Ancient Futures: Lessons From Ladakh for a Globalizing World (09 Edition)
by Helena Norberg-hodge
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A gripping portrait of the western Himalayan land sometimes known as “Little Tibet,” Ancient Futures opens with author Helena Norberg-Hodges first visit in 1975 to idyllic, preindustrial Ladakh. She then tracks the profound changes that... (read more)

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Sherpas
Sherpas
by James F Fisher
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James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal. The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary... (read more)

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Himalaya
Himalaya
by Ganesh Saili
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Contains a firsthand account of Major H.P.S. Ahluwalia's ascent to the top of Mount Everest.... (read more)

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Massacre at the Palace: The Doomed Royal Dynasty of Nepal
Massacre at the Palace: The Doomed Royal Dynasty of Nepal
by Jonathan Gregson
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"Nothing in Nepal's Earlier History compared to the massacre in Narayanhiti on June 1, but it was certainly not the first time there had been bloodshed within the palace. Internal strife and conspiracies were an all too familiar part of the Shah family's... (read more)

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The Bullet and the Ballot Box: The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
The Bullet and the Ballot Box: The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
by Aditya Adhikari
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The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was... (read more)

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Journey in Ladakh
Journey in Ladakh
by Andrew Harvey
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Far in the north of India are the mountains of Ladakh. Cut off by snow for six months of the year, Ladakh is where the purest form of Tibetan Buddhism is practiced, with meditations that date back to 300 years before the birth of Christ. Harvey traveled... (read more)

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Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
by Conor Grennan
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Grennan's story is a wonderfully written account of hope, persistence, and accomplishment against all odds. If you liked Three Cups of Tea, you'll need to read Little Princes, too — it's a bright spot in our increasing awareness of the mistreatment of... (read more)

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Medical Science & Democratic Truth: Doctors & Revolution in Nepal
Medical Science & Democratic Truth: Doctors & Revolution in Nepal
by Vincanne Adams
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This book examines the role of Nepali physicians in the revolutionary changes in 1990. These Western trained doctors have always been concerned with developing a form of medical practice relevant to Nepali conditions, that speaks to local conceptions... (read more)

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Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope
Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope
by Richard C Blum
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Enhanced by 150 full-color photographs, an authoritative portrait of the Himalayan region brings together essays, writings, and images by more than sixty distinguished writers, photographers, mountaineers, scholars, and humanitarians who speak out on the... (read more)

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Himalaya: Life on the Edge of the World
Himalaya: Life on the Edge of the World
by David Zurick
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The majestic natural beauty of the Himalaya Mountains has inspired awe and religious devotion in people around the world for millennia. With thirty peaks rising over 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) -- including Everest and Kanchenzonga, the world's highest... (read more)

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So Close to Heaven: The Vanishing Buddhist Kingdoms of the Himalayas
So Close to Heaven: The Vanishing Buddhist Kingdoms of the Himalayas
by Barbara Crossette
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Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
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Jamie Zeppa was 24 when she left a stagnant life at home and signed a contract to teach for two years in the Buddhist hermit kingdom of Bhutan. Much more than just a travel memoir, Beyond the Sky and the Earth is the story of her... (read more)

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In the Himalayas: Journeys Through Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan
In the Himalayas: Journeys Through Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan
by Jeremy Bernstein
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Armchair travelers and real-life trekkers will welcome this fully revised and updated edition of Jeremy Bernstein's In the Himalayas. In this book, Bernstein - writer, physicist, and mountaineer - surveys the people, places, and politics of some of the... (read more)

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The traveler :an American odyssey in the Himalaya
The traveler :an American odyssey in the Himalaya
by Eric Hansen
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Not only an eloquent tribute to Hugh Swift (1943-1991), a man with a passionate quest for travel and understanding, but also a portrait of an era of unusual experimentation and exploration. A selection of Swift's beautiful photos illustrate the text... (read more)

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Bending Bamboo, Changing Winds: Nepali Women Tell Their Life Stories
Bending Bamboo, Changing Winds: Nepali Women Tell Their Life Stories
by Eva Kipp
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Nepali Aama :life lessons of a Himalayan woman
Nepali Aama :life lessons of a Himalayan woman
by Broughton Coburn
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