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White mountain : a cultural adventure through the Himalayas  Cover Image Book Book

White mountain : a cultural adventure through the Himalayas

Twigger, Robert (author.).

Summary

Summary: Home to mythical kingdoms, battles and expeditions, and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imaginations. Twigger takes a journey through the history of the world's greatest mountain range, and explores them as a central hub of the world's religion, as well as a climber's challenge and a traveler's dream.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1681775352
  • ISBN: 9781681775357
  • Physical Description: 458 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Pegasus Books, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-445) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Demons -- Pundits -- 1904 -- Going higher -- Nagas.
Subject: Himalaya Mountains Region History
Himalaya Mountains Region Social life and customs
Himalaya Mountains Region Wars
Himalaya Mountains Region Description and travel
Mountaineers Himalaya Mountains Region Anecdotes
Genre: Travel writing.
Anecdotes.

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  • 2 / 2 copies available at PINES

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
NONFIC 954.96 TWIGGER
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
954.96 TWIGGER
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