On His Majesty's Service: Royals, Hippies and Hustlers, British Film Makers and Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles for Conservation in the Himalayas

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Title:On His Majesty's Service: Royals, Hippies and Hustlers, British Film Makers and Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles for Conservation in the Himalayas

ISBN:9789937924580

Author:Jim Ottaway Jr
Hemanta R. Mishra

Publisher:Vajra Books/ Vajra Publications

Publish Year:2018

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Natural History / Wildlife

Language:English

Remarks:B&W Photographs.

Pages:354

Size:140 x 215 mm

Weight(gms):505

Price:USD 11.00

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  • Contents
    Preface
    Foreword
    Prologue: The Syangboche Agreement
                     Map l. Protected Areas of Nepal
     l. Winds Of Change
    2. Invasion Of The American Army Of Peace
    3. The Plot To Raid Inside Tibet
        Map 2. Trail to Tsum Valley & Beyond
    4. The Sounds Of Buri Gandaki
    5. Guerrillas In The Sacred Valley
    6. The Aftermath
    7. For King And Country
    8. Langtang Lures
        Map 3. Langtang National Park
    9. Temptation Of The Terai
         Map 4. Chitwan National Park
    10. The Big Bad Bovine Of Koshi Tappu
          Map 5. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
    I l. Silvery Grasslands Of Suklaphanta
         Map 6. Suklaphanta National Park
    12. Likhu Khola Disaster
    13. A Taste Of Scotland
    14. The Hippie Haven Revisited
    15. The Hustler Of Istanbul
    16. A Passage To EuroPe
    17. To Hell And Back In America
    18. Kingdom Of Bickering Bureaucrats
    19. Finding A Good Wife
    20. Bardia Blues
          Map 7. Bardia National Park
    21. Killing For Peace And Prosperity
    22. Making Mt. Everest A National Park'
          Map 8. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park
    23. Hillary Of The Himalayas
    24. New Zealand's Helping Hands
    25. Genesis Of A Conservation Trust
    26. Preserving Goddess Provider Annapurna
          Map 9. Annapurna Conservation Area
    27. The Rogue Elephant Of )haPa
    28. Tigers Behaving Badly
    29. A Big Hurrah For Rhinos
    30. My Eureka Moment
    Epilogue: Nepal TodaY

    Jim Ottaway Jr

    Hemanta R. Mishra

    Dr. HEMANTA RAJ MISHRA was part of the pioneering team that created Chitwan National Park and other protected areas in Nepal. He has worked with the Government of Nepal, National Trust for Nature Conservation (formerly KMTNC), the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the Global Environment Facility, and other international organizations. He is the author of the The Soul of the Rhino and The Bones of the Tiger-captivating accounts of his early works in Chitwan National Park, which he wrote with Jim Ottaway Jr. In 1987, Mishra received the prestigious J. Paul Getty Conservation Prize for his works in Nepal. JIM OTTAWAY Jr Jr is a former American newspaper publisher, writer, and editor, who retired as a senior vice-president of Dow Jones
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