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Published by M.D. Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • Himalaya Mountains,
  • Himalaya Mountains.


  • Ecology -- Himalaya Mountains.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Himalaya Mountains.,
  • Himalaya Mountains -- Economic conditions.

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Contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-250).

Statementedited by A.K. Kapoor, Satwanti Kapoor.
ContributionsKapoor. A. K., Kapoor, Satwanti.
LC ClassificationsQH193.H5 E35 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1063051M
ISBN 108185880166
LC Control Number93908739

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Preface to the Second Edition The study of Himalayan traditional architecture This book was first published in French in by CNRS, National Centre for Scientific Research (France), under the title L'Homme et la maison en Himalaya. It was subsequently published in English in by Sterling Publishers, in New Delhi. It seems to us-the author and the publisher-that the earthquakes that.   A major contribution to broadening understandings of Himalayan ecology to include its social and cultural dimensions, this edited volume includes contributions from across Nepal and Indian Himalaya (with a concentration in Nepal and northeastern India). Kapoor, A. K., and Satwanti Kapoor. Ecology and man in the Himalayas. New Delhi: M. D. Ecology and Environment in the Himalayas by K.S. Gulia. Today environment and ecology are the buzzwords. The pace of development and modernisation has endangered the ecological balance of Himalaya. When the British brought railways in India in the late eighteenth century, the Himalayan jungles were denuded of vast forests cover due to the demand for sleepers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: L'Homme et la maison en Himalaya. Contributed articles. Description: pages.

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