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When Men and Mountains Meet

John Keay

When Men and Mountains Meet

The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1820-75 (277p)

by John Keay

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Published by Transatlantic Arts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860307M
    ISBN 100719533341
    ISBN 109780719533341

      Even if producers at the History Channel knew they'd struck gold when they cast the stars of Mountain Men, they couldn't have predicted just how rich a vein they'd hit. Here are just a few tidbits.   Historian and author Glenn L. Pearsall discusses his book "When Men and Mountains Meet: Stories of Hope and Despair in the Adirondack Wilderness after .

    The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary they were present at multiple engagements in the war's southern campaign, they are best known for their role in the American victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain in The term "overmountain" arose because their settlements were west of, or "over. Get this from a library! When men and mountains meet: the explorers of the western Himalayas, [John Keay].

    When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas John Keay. Archon Books, Hamden, Connecticut, pages, black and white photographs, illustrations, maps, bibliography. $ This is a book of the men who mapped, whored, botanized, ran guns, out- maneuvered kings and plumbed the rivers of the Himalaya from.   Great things are done when Men & Mountains meet by William Blake. Great things are done when Men & Mountains meet This is not Done by jostling in the Street _____ Notes ↑ The Poetical Works of William Blake, including the unpublished French Revolution together with the Minor Prophetic Books and Selections from The Four Zoas, Milton.


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When Men and Mountains Meet, a book based largely on out-of-print and archival material, is the first narrative account of the early exploration of this incomparable part of the world.

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