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Land of the dawn-lit mountains : a journey across Arunachal Pradesh - India's forgotten frontier, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

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Land of the dawn-lit mountains : a journey across Arunachal Pradesh - India's forgotten frontier
Title
Land of the dawn-lit mountains
Title remainder
a journey across Arunachal Pradesh - India's forgotten frontier
Statement of responsibility
Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
Title variation
Land of the dawn lit mountains
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eng
Summary
'Remote, mountainous and forbidding, here shamans still fly through the night, hidden valleys conceal portals to other worlds, yetis leave footprints in the snow, spirits and demons abound, and the gods are appeased by the blood of sacrificed beasts.' A mountainous state clinging to the far north-eastern corner of India, Arunachal Pradesh - meaning 'land of the dawn-lit mountains' - has remained uniquely isolated. Steeped in myth and mystery, not since pith-helmeted explorers went in search of the fabled 'Falls of the Brahmaputra' has an outsider dared to traverse it. Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent sets out to chronicle this forgotten corner of Asia. Travelling some 2,000 miles she encounters shamans, lamas, hunters, opium farmers, fantastic tribal festivals and little-known stories from the Second World War. In the process, she discovers a world and a way of living that are on the cusp of changing forever
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YDX
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS485.N68
LC item number
B65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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Land of the dawn-lit mountains : a journey across Arunachal Pradesh - India's forgotten frontier, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
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Land of the dawn-lit mountains : a journey across Arunachal Pradesh - India's forgotten frontier, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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ocn959035742
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20 cm
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Extent
371 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471156564
Lccn
2017430861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
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(OCoLC)959035742

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