Society and culture in the Himalayas
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Published by Har-Anand Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Himalaya Mountains Region.


  • Human ecology -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
  • Himalaya Mountains Region -- Civilization.

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Contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by K. Warikoo.
ContributionsWarikoo, K. 1951-, Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation (India)
LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 S63 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1257056M
ISBN 108124103089
LC Control Number94907519

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