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Life and death on Mt. Everest : Sherpas and Himalayan mountaineering

Author: Sherry B Ortner
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1999.
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"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". -- Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry B Ortner
ISBN: 069100689X 9780691006895
OCLC Number: 41326318
Description: xii, 376 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginning --
Sahibs --
Sherpas --
Monks --
Death --
Men --
Counterculture --
Women --
Reconfigurations.
Responsibility: Sherry B. Ortner.
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"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". -- Jacket.

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