Human ecology of Sikkim

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Gyan Publishing House, Jun 1, 2004 - Ethnobotany - 304 pages
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A historic view on the human ecology of sikkim; the culture and structure of local ecosystems, human ecosystems, various richness of human ecosystems, monasteries and the monastic architecture, customs and their eco-biological significances, spirit possession, shamans and Jhakis, ethno-botany and adaptations. A complete guide to the tourist industry policy makers and scholars.
  

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Contents

List of maps tables and figures
11
Introduction
17
HUMAN ECOLOGY AND HUMAN ECOSYSTEMS
29
Determinism or Possibilism Ecosystem based Model
37
REVIEW OF LITERATURE
47
The Study Area Terrain Profile and Geographical
53
Realms of Spiritual Ecology in Upper Rangit
89
Introduction Architecture of the Monasteries Site Selection
103
CHORTENS
126
126 Chortens of Tashiding Conclusion
136
Some Case Studies
171
Human Ecology
239
Understanding Human Ecology of Upper Rangit
263
Conclusion
271
Bibliography
285
Index
297

Beliefs Legend and Anecdotal Accounts Holy Water
116

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