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Discovering Himalaya: Tourism of Himalayan Region (In 2 Volumes)

K.S. Gulia (Editor) Himalaya Past and Present Series

Discovering Himalaya is an informative anthology of over 30 descriptive essays, analytical articles, review papers and absorbing travelogues that portray the beauty and characteristic features of Himalayan ecosystem -- its glaciers, rivers, river basins, watershed etc., and also highlight the issues, problems and challenges related to their conservation and management. Not only that, their importance and role as an eco-tourism attraction has also been discussed from various viewpoints including historical. The contents of the book (in two vols.) have been judiciously selected so as to justify the title ‘Discovering Himalaya’.

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About the author

K.S. Gulia

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.  His book 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 Gujarat 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 Munabas sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during Operation Parakram.  Having retired from the Army, he is currently Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal.  He is currently working on the Human Ecosystems in the schooling fraternity.

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Title Discovering Himalaya: Tourism of Himalayan Region (In 2 Volumes)
Author K.S. Gulia
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2007
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher Isha Books
Language: English
isbn 8182054109 , 9788182054103
length 23cm.