Sherpa settlement and subsistence: Cultural ecology and history in highland Nepal

TitleSherpa settlement and subsistence: Cultural ecology and history in highland Nepal
Publication TypeThesis
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsStevens, SF
Date Published1989
PublisherUniversity of California, Berkeley, Department of Geography
CityBerkeley, California
Keywordsagroforestry; conservation; ecology; environment systems; government intervention

"Submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Geography in the graduate division of the University of California at Berkeley." A detailed analysis of forest conservation amongst the Khumbu Sherpas of Highland Nepal. Stevens outlines forest uses of the Sherpas as well as giving linguistic definitions of different indigenous conservation programs. Includes the effect of national government intervention on forest conservation in Highland Nepal.


Chapter 9: Sherpa Forest Use and Management. Chapter 10: Forest Nationalization and Environmental Change. Maps; charts; figures; tables. (Has since been published as Claiming the High Ground. University of California Press. 1993.)

Research Notes

Local system: (OCoLC)214968998 (OCoLC)22755719
Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references
Collection title: CIKARD-Center for Indigenous Knowledge in Agriculture and Rural Development. Department of Anthropology, Iowa State University

Number of Pages

486 pp.

Short TitleSherpa settlement and subsistence

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