Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Over a period of six years, Dr. Schaller explored the awesome Himalays in order to study the fascinating but increasingly rare wild life of the area and to determine what locations would make good reserves and national parks. Just as the outside influences of the last quarter century are taking their toll of the wildlife of the region, so are they changing the culture of the people who have lived there for centuries. High adventure, introspection, observation, and discovery are a part of this story.
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I was in Pakistan for several months late in 1970 , and in Nepal during the spring of 1972. In mid - 1972 I moved with my family to Pakistan and remained there until mid - 1974 except when I visited Nepal from October to December , 1973 ...
... T. G. , 101 Neel ) , 213 Mountain Monarchs ( Schaller ) , 3 , Malakand ( Pakistan ) , 34 , 131 Malik Muzaffar Khan , 138 , 139 Mountain Sheep ( Geist ) , 142 Mammals of Pakistan , The ( Roberts ) , Mountain Travel ( expedition out60 ...
Nepal , 3 , 5 , 21 , 100 , 170 , 174–78 Peshawar ( Pakistan ) , 10 , 29 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 65 Petroglyphs , 48 Phoksumdo Lake , 226 , 272 , 274 , 275 Phu - Tsering ( Sherpa ) , 174 , 178 , 179 , 188–89 , 191 , 198 , 199 , 201 , 202 ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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