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Khawa Karpo: Tibetan Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation

by Salick, Jan and Robert K. Moseley

Condition: As New

St. Louis, MO: Missouri Botanical Garden Press. 2012. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. As New. xii, 273 pp, foreword by Peter H. Raven, preface, 1. Khawa Karpo: Sacred Mountain and Tibetan God; 2. Khawa Karpo Conservation Research; 3. Conservation Priorities; Appendix: 1. Vegetation Types; 2. Checklist of Vascular Plants; 3. Preliminary Checklist of Wild Mammals and Birds; contributing authors, bibliography, index of plant and animal names with color illustrations throughout. First Edition, 2012. "Renowned for its biological and cultural diversity as well as its beauty, the Tibetan sacred mountain Khawa Karpo supports one of the most exceptional areas of plant and animal diversity in the world. Lying within the Menri (or Meili) mountain range that straddles the border of Tibet and Yunnan in southwest China, the area is known for both its sacred geography and its abundance of medicinal plants used in traditional Tibetan medicine. The book details conservation programs focused on Tibetan traditional knowledge of ethnobotany, ecology, and natural resource management as well as conservation biology and planning to create a Tibetan community-centered approach to conservation." Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial wrappers. 0
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000320
  • Title: Khawa Karpo: Tibetan Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Author: Salick, Jan and Robert K. Moseley
  • Format/binding: S Soft Cover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Edition: F First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1935641069
  • ISBN 13: 9781935641063
  • Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden Press
  • Place: St. Louis, MO
  • Date published: 2012
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURE & ECOLOGY;


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