When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-1875

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The majestic and sublime Himalayas have long exerted a powerful force on the imaginations of explorers and travelers. Indeed, as a challenge for these adventurous souls, the mountain wilderness that separates the Indian subcontinent from Inner Asia is unique: no similar region has ever aroused such intense interest. When Men and Mountains Meet, a book based largely on out-of-print and archival material, is the first narrative account of the early exploration of this incomparable part of the world. The difficulty of ...

When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-1875 1994, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195774658

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