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Sherpas, tourism, and cultural change in Nepal's Mount Everest region

Auteur :
STEVENS, S. F.

Description :
The Mount Everest region of Nepal receives more than 8 000 trekking tourists every year. Tourism has brought new opportunities for the Sherpa people who inhabit the Khumbu area. The A. documents the economic development that has occurred. In spite of these changes, values, beliefs and subsistence activities have continued as in the past.―(DWG)


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Journal of cultural geography, issn : 0887-3631, 1991, vol. 12, n°. 1, p. 39-58, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 11 réf.

Date :
1991

Editeur :
Pays édition : Etats-Unis

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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