Nepal Himalaya Geo-Ecological Perspectives

Joshi, S.C. (Editor) and M.J. Haigh; Y.P.S. Pangtey; D.R. Joshi; D.D. Dani

Published by Nani Tal India: Himalaya Research Group, 1986
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Title: Nepal Himalaya Geo-Ecological Perspectives

Publisher: Nani Tal India: Himalaya Research Group

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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8vo hardcover. Black cloth boards with titles in white on spine. Pictorial dust jacket. First edition February, 1986. Very Good in a Good+ DJ/: DJ exhibits short closed tears (taped from rear by prev. owner); bumps and small chips to spine and creasing. Boards a bit soiled from routine handling with some loss to title on spine. Spine ends bumped. Text itself overall clean, with exception of 3 pp. of a few small inked notations by p.o in margins in first chapter. Preface; Introduction; Monochrome Photographs; Tables; Charts; Maps. xiv; 506pp. "A collection of about 40 scientific papers including leading academicians***An anthology that, for the first time, attempts to encompass the wide range and versatility of the geo-ecological perspectives to the current enviromental problems and development issues of Nepal Himalaya***A collection into which anyone interested in any aspect of the regional ecology and development of the NH can dip into with pleasure and profit"(from rear dj blurb.) Chapters include Watershed Management and Food Security of the Hindukush; NH: A Physiographic Appraisal; A Pocket of Heavy Rainfall in NH; Down Memory Lane: Some Reminiscences of Visits to NH; Less Known Food Plants of Nepal; Geology of the Panchkhal; Gangetic Dolphins; Population Change in Nepal Terai; Socio-Economic Changes in Nepal; The Household as Adaptive Unit; Ethnicity; Erosion Problems; Women's Agricultural Work in Salme; Meteorological and Climatological Studies in High Himalayas; Former Glacial Stades in the Mountainous Areas Surrounding Tibet in the Himalayas; more. Also includes large (28"x17") fold-out map of region (has one-1" short closed tear along margin.) Altogether thorough and well-researched monographs on the problems and possibilities encountered in this biologically diverse and unique region. #30010hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2374626849

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