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In large parts of India all wilderness has already been converted into fields and there the cow is merely an " exploited scavenger , ” as the anthropologist Marvin Harris phrased it . For example , one area of West Bengal has a density ...
Chaletlike houses dotted the slopes and terraced fields rippled down from the crests . It was a scene of bucolic splendor , if one overlooked the ecological problems those hillsides implied . Although Nepal's midlands were once covered ...
With increased altitude the fields become smaller and stonier , and solitary houses replace villages , drab like the earth , only clusters of yellow maize cobs hung to dry on the verandas adding a touch of color . Fields soon give way ...
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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
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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