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History And Culture of The Himalaya (Demography And Human Geography), Vol. 2

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ISBN: 9788182054158    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 404        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research...Read more
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research in various facets of Human Ecology. Compilations of the vast storehouse of Human Ecology papers have been published in five volumes under the title "Encyclopaedia of Human Ecology". His books Human Ecology of Sikkim and Geneses of Disasters, have been widely acclaimed in the intellectual circles for qualitative and analytical excellence. His research papers on human ecosystems of the Himalayas and of the Arid Zone of Indian Thar Desert make interesting studies. The author commanded an Infantry Brigade in Gujrat in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 26 January 2001, and was deeply involved in rehabilitating the suffering population in the affected areas. He successfully commanded his Brigade in Munabao sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during OPERATION PRAKRAM. Currently appointed as Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal, he continues his Human Ecology related works in the Ecosystems of the Indian Schooling fraternity.Contents:- Vol - II ~ Introduction ~ People, Communities and Languages ~ The Ancient Himalayan Tribes ~ The People ~The People of Kullu ~ The People of Lahaul and Spiti ~ Demographic Profile of Uttaranchal ~ Physical Aspect of the People ~ Kinship and Social Organization ~ Polyandrous Castes -- A Brief Ethnographic Survey ~ The People of Sikkim ~ The country and the People of Bhutan ~ Physical Features, Ethnicity and Social Structure: Bhutan ~ The People of Nepal ~ Index ~About The Book:- Volume-1. Historical Perspective: This Book Gives A Detailed Account Of The Origin And Location Of Himalaya. Aeons Ago, The Region Was Covered By A Shallow Tethys Sea, But As A Result Of The Plates Tectonics Coming Closer And Colliding, There Emerged The Mountain Of Himalaya. This Is The Youngest Mountain Of The World Which Is Still Registering Growth In Its Peaks Annually. Besides These Fascinating Details, It Deals With The Different Ranges Of Kashmir, Uttarakhand, And Other Parts Of Western And Eastern Himalaya, Which Are Diverse Ecological, Environmental And Climatic Zones. Volume-2. Demography And Human Geography: Another Volume Of This Book Deals With The Demography And Social Structure In Various Regions Of The Himalaya. This Includes The People, Communities, Languages, The Aboriginals, And Later Arrivals. The People Of Jaunsar-Bawar Are Called As The ^Relics Of Past^, Who Still Preserve Their Culture Dating Back To Mahabharata Period. There Are Polyandrous And Polygynandrous People In Jaunsar-Bawar, Spiti And Lahaul. This Book Also Deals With Kinship And Social Organisation Of India, Bhutan And Nepal. Volume-3. Geological And Physical Perspective: This Volume Deals With Geology Of Nepal, Uttarakhand, Myth, History And Man, And Other Facts About Nepal. This Book In Three Volumes Contains Uptodate Wealth Of Information Culled From Various Sources On The Subject In Fascinating Detail., About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia Is A Noted And Active Environmentalist. A Ph.D. In Human Ecology Of The Himalayan Ecosystems, He Has Applied Himself Into Sustained Research In Various Facets Of Human Ecology. Compilations Of The Vast Storehouse Of Human Ecology Papers Have Been Published In Five Volumes Under The Title "Encyclopaedia Of Human Ecology". His Books Human Ecology Of Sikkim And Geneses Of Disasters, Have Been Widely Acclaimed In The Intellectual Circles For Qualitative And Analytical Excellence. His Research Papers On Human Ecosystems Of The Himalayas And Of The Arid Zone Of Indian Thar Desert Make Interesting Studies. The Author Commanded An Infantry Brigade In Gujrat In The Aftermath Of The Devastating Earthquake Of 26 January 2001, And Was Deeply Involved In Rehabilitating The Suffering Population In The Affected Areas. He Successfully Commanded His Brigade In Munabao Sector Of Barmer (Rajasthan) During Operation Prakram. Currently Appointed As Director Of The Pratap Group Of Public Schools At Karnal, He Continues His Human Ecology Related Works In The Ecosystems Of The Indian Schooling Fraternity., Content:- Vol - Ii ~ Introduction ~ People, Communities And Languages ~ The Ancient Himalayan Tribes ~ The People ~The People Of Kullu ~ The People Of Lahaul And Spiti ~ Demographic Profile Of Uttaranchal ~ Physical Aspect Of The People ~ Kinship And Social Organization ~ Polyandrous Castes -- A Brief Ethnographic Survey ~ The People Of Sikkim ~ The Country And The People Of Bhutan ~ Physical Features, Ethnicity And Social Structure: Bhutan ~ The People Of Nepal ~ Index ~
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