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In the Shadow of the Devi Kumaon: Of a Land, a People, a Craft

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The untamed beauty of the Himalayas immediately captures our collective imagination with visions of serenity, natural splendour and mysticism. But these mountains also dictate the lives of those who live by its laws—the resilient hill dwellers, or paharis, whose work and lives are shaped by their surroundings.
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published June 2017 by Niyogi Books
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Anup Das
Feb 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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An Interesting Book for the Travelers, and Ethnographers on a journey to Picturesque Kumaon Region in India

In the book "In the Shadow of the Devi Kumaon: Of a Land, a People, a Craft" author by Manju Kak has documented several moods of the Kumaon range of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand state. Manju Kak is a noted artist and writer, who used her acumen to make this book a journey of photo-documentary on different shades of Kumaon hills alongside its Himalayan trails. The author provides an insightf
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