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  • Writer's pictureWilliam Tyler

JW3 afternoon class beginning Thurs 7th October

You may enrol to attend in person or join by zoom. Tel Box Office on 020 7433 8988


THE HIMALAYAS: A History


'To the rains that cool'

A part mythical place: Shangri-La and the Yeti

Facts: What and Where?

Introduction to its history

A secret no longer:

Chinese Occupation of Tibet 1951

Conquest of Everest 1953

Opening up of Bhutan and Sikkim: An historical introduction

Modern Tourism



Some References


Himalaya: A Human History by Ed Douglas

The Frozen River by James Crowder

Fortress Monasteries of The Himalayas by Peter Harrison

Himalayan (a parody poem) by Rudyard Kipling.




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