High Frontiers: Dolpo and the Changing World of Himalayan Pastoralists

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byKenneth Michael Bauer

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-- Katharine N. Rankin, University of Toronto, Journal of the Royal Anthropoligcal Institute

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-- Katharine N. Rankin, University of Toronto, Journal of the Royal Anthropoligcal Institute

Kenneth M. Bauer founded DROKPA, a nonprofit organization that partners with pastoral communities to implement grassroots development projects in the Himalayas and Central Asia.
Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231509022

ISBN - 13:9780231509022

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Table of Contents

Contents
Abbreviations
Acknowlegments
A Note on Tibetan and Nepali Terms
Introduction
1. Dolpo's Agro-Pastoral System
2. Pastoralism, in View and Review
3. A Sketch of Dolpo's History
4. A New World Order in Tibet
5. Nepal's Relations with Its Border Populations and the Case of Dolpo
6. The Wheel Is Broken: A Pastoral Exodus in the Himalayas
7. Visions of Dolpo: Conservation and Development
8. A Tsampa Western
9. Perspectives on Change
Notes
Works Cited
Glossary
Appendix 1: Pasture Toponomy
Appendix 2: Dolpo Plant Species
Index

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A well-written, clear and engaging case study of cultural change in the high Himal.