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The Himalayan Dilemma

Reconciling Development and Conservation, 1st Edition

By Jack D. Ives, Bruno Messerli

Routledge

324 pages

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`This is an important book that deserves to be read by everyone concerned with presenting major environmental issues.' Geography

` … an essential text for policy makers and aid professionals, as well as for students of environmental studies and international development … It is indeed, a book appropriate to the urgent and critical issues which it addresses.' - Journal of Environmental Management

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`This is an important book that deserves to be read by everyone concerned with presenting major environmental issues in a realistic and honest way.' - Geography

`An important book which should be read by anyone who is concerned for environmental issues…an essential text for policy makers and aid professionals, as well as for students of environmental studies and international development…a beautifully produced book, a real tribute to the art of the book maker. The clean, easy to read text is complemented by excellent photographs and figures. It is indeed, a book appropriate to the urgent and critical issues which it addresses.' - Journal of Environmental Management

`This book is an excellent model for integrated and interdisciplinary approach for understanding mountain problems at Himalayan scale. A comprehensive reference list is included. Maps, diagrams and photographs enhance the book's topical importance.' - National Geographical Journal of India

`Through its clarity of approach, width of subject matter and its undeniable topical interest, this highly geographical book will be enjoyed by a wide readership, ranging from conservationists, foresters and geomorphologists to planners and politicians.' - Earth Surface Processes and Landforms

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography