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Sherpas Of Nepal

Jennifer Bourdillon

Sherpas Of Nepal

by Jennifer Bourdillon

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Published by O. U. P in s.l .
Written in English


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StatementJennifer Bourdillon and Victor Coverley - Price.
SeriesPeople of the world
ContributionsCoverley-Price, Victor.
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Open LibraryOL13874910M

  Who Are Nepal's Sherpas?: Parallels Members of this Nepalese community are renowned for their climbing skills and remarkable endurance at high altitudes. They are paid well by .   The trail from Everest Base Camp was full of outbound Sherpa guides heading home laden with seven or eight times the annual per capita income .

Sherry B. Ortner is Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She is the author of two previous books on the Sherpas of Nepal, Sherpas through Their Rituals and High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism (Princeton), and has also written books on .   INTRODUCTION The Sherpas are an ethnic group of Tibetan origin who occupy the high valleys around the base of Mount Everest in northeastern the Tibetan language, Shar Pa means "people who live in the east," and over time this descriptive term has come to identify the Sherpa community. According to Sherpa tradition, the ethnic group migrated to Nepal from the Kham region .

  Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Sherpas of Nepal: Buddhist highlanders Book . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Label mounted on title page: Distributor for the U.S.A.: Transatlantic Arts, New York. Description.


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James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal.

The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary Sherpas Of Nepal book by: Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers editorially hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List cturer: Oxford University Press.

The Sherpas of Nepal: Buddhist Highlanders. by Christoph Von Furer-Haimendorf (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: Sherpas of Nepal: Buddhist Highlanders.

Hardcover – January 1, by Christoph Von Furer-Haimendorf (Author)Author: Christoph Von Furer-Haimendorf. About the Book James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal.

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The Sherpas of Nepal: Buddhist highlanders. [Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf] -- An anthropologist explores the social organization and religious life of Asia's Himalayan hillmen, or Buddhist Highlanders.

James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal.

The author first visited. The word Sherpa originates from the Tibetan words for “eastern people.” The Sherpa are an ethnic group from the Himalayas, with most of them living in the eastern parts of Nepal.

Sherpas also reside in the more westerly Rolwaling Valley and in the Helambu region north of Kathmundu. Sherpa is predominately a spoken language, although it is occasionally written in the Tibetan or Devanagari script.

The greatest number of Sherpas live in Nepal and speak Nepali in addition to their own language. Those educated in Tibet or in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries may speak Tibetan. The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary on the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of Returning to the Everest region several times during the s and James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social /5.

The Sherpas of Nepal in the Tibetan Cultural Context: (The Tibetan Symbolic World: a Psychoanalytic Exploration) Robert A. Paul Motilal Banarsidass Publ., - Buddhism - pages.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, Sherpas of Nepal. London: John Murray, [©] (OCoLC) Books. Stöbere bei Google Play nach Büchern.

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Get this from a library. Snowlight of Everest: a history of the Sherpas of Nepal. [Saṅs-rgyas-bstan-ʼdzin, Gser Dgon; Franz-Karl Ehrhard; Alexander W Macdonald] -- Chiefly history of social life and customs of the Sherpas of Nepal.

Sherpas of Nepal - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. This is a presentation about the sherpas that live in Nepal. There is also a small quiz at the end to test the audience.

Enjoy!. LibraryThing Review User Review - BookWallah - LibraryThing. Significant as this was first ever ethnography on the Sherpa people of Nepal. Based on anthropological fieldwork from /5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, Sherpas of Nepal.

New Delhi: Sterling, © (OCoLC) James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal. The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary on the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of /5(5).

Sherpas in the Nepali Mountains, Mountain Guides Many of us tend to think of Sherpas as a group of specialized porters, but they are in reality one of the ethnic groups of peoples that can be found in the beautiful mountainous regions of Nepal. The Sherpas are a tribe of Tibetan origin who occupy the high valleys around the base of Mount Everest in northeastern Nepal.

In the Tibetan language, Shar Pa means "people who live in the east," and over time this descriptive term has come to identify the Sherpa community. According to Sherpa tradition, the tribe migrated to Nepal from the Kham region of eastern Tibet over a thousand years ago.The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary on the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of Returning to the Everest region several times during the s and s, he discovered that the construction of the schools had far less impact than one of the by-products of their building: a short-take-off-and Cited by: This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

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