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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Traveling through the area in 1904 , Charles Bruce noted that “ it is still unsafe to travel the road without an escort . ” Now , seventy years later ...
As Keats once noted , there are moments big as years . But now , for the first time , I was uneasy . The nakedness of the peak revealed my terrible ...
As Charles Darwin noted over a hundred years ago , when we view creatures as evolutionary products " how far more interesting · the study of natural history ...
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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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