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Author Ives, Jack D.

Title Himalayan perceptions [electronic resource] : environmental change and the well-being of mountain peoples / Jack D. Ives.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxi, 271 p. : ill.
Series Routledge studies in physical geography and environment ; 6
Routledge studies in physical geography and environment ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-260) and indexes.
Contents The myth of Himalayan environmental degradation -- The Himalayan region : an overview -- Status of the mountain forests -- Geomorphology of agricultural landscapes -- Flooding in Bangladesh : causes and perceptions of causes -- Mountain hazards -- Tourism and its impacts -- Conflict, tension, and the oppression of mountain peoples -- Prospects for future development : assets and obstacles -- What are the facts? misleading perceptions, misconceptions, and distortions -- Redefining the dilemma : is there a way out?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Human ecology -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Mountain people -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Social conditions.
Deforestation -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Culture and tourism -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Environmental degradation -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Environmental policy -- Himalaya Mountains Region.
Himalaya Mountains Region -- Social conditions.
Himalaya Mountains Region -- Environmental conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415317983 (alk. paper)

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