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The Himalayas: A Syllabus of the Region’s History, Anthropology, and Religion

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by Todd T. Lewis and Theodore Riccardi, Jr.
Foreword by Gerald D. Berreman
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN: ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN STUDIES, INC., 1995
240 PAGES

“Syllabus” brings to mind an outline, a skeleton to be built upon by both learner and instructor. This occasional paper for the Association for Asian Studies provides such a skeleton, and gives us a great deal more at the same time.

Lewis and Riccardi have synthesized a very large number of strands with skill and sophistication using the uniqueness of the region as their powerful, overarching theme.