Includes bibliographical references (p. -260) and indexes.
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?
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