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Life and death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan mountaineering, Princeton, 1999

Author : Ortner, Sherry B
Pages : xiv,376p., (30)ill., ind., 23cm.
Year : 2000
ISBN : 195652118, 195652118
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Place : Reprint: New Delhi
Binding : Hardcover
Price (Airmail) : US $35.25
About the book:

Drawing on years of field research in the Himalaya, renowned anthropologist Sherry Ortner presents a compelling account of the evolving relationship between the mountaineers and the Sherpas, a relationship of mutual dependence and cultural conflict played out in an environment of mortal risk.
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