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Whole books on the Himalayan region, some written way back in the past when the Himalayas were a trifle shorter!
Culled from open access material are a few COMPLETE books on the Himalayan region. Some of these are seminal works that have contributed significantly to our understanding of the Himalayan region and continue to direct enquiry and development action in the region.
Title: The Languages of the Northern Himalayas
Author: Thomas Grahame Bailey
Year of Publication: 1908 
Publisher: Royal Asiatic society, London
Language: English, Multiple
The book, a good read for people interested in linguistics is a documentation and compilation of studies in the grammar of twenty-six Himalayan dialects from the northern and northwestern regions.
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Title: Hindu-Koh: Wanderings and Wild Sport on and Beyond The Himalayas
Author: Donald Macintyre
Year of Publication: 1891 
Publisher: W. Blackwood and sons?, Edinburgh, London
Language: English
This well-illustrated book is an interesting account of the Himalayan travel and sport; a good read for those interested in Indian game and sport. The author shares from his own experiences some tales of shooting in the Hindu-Kush and other uplands also describing the scenery, the climate and the seasons.
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Title: Holy Himalaya: The Religion, Traditions, and Scenery of Himalayan province (Kumaon and Garwhal)
Author: E. Sherman Oakley
Year of Publication: 1905 
Publisher: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, London
Language: English
The book gives an account of the religious history of the Indian holy land, the Gods residing in the Himalayas and the customs prevalent in the regions of Kumaon and Garwhal. The author has also tried to trace the roots of Hinduism from the Himalayas.
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Title: Sport and Folklore in the Himalaya
Author: Henry Lawrence Haughton
Year of Publication: 1913
Publisher: E. Arnold, London
Language: English
The book apart from assisting those interested in shooting in the Himalayas also helps the reader to appreciate the beauties and mysteries of nature in the Kashmir Mountains.
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Title: Himalayan Architecture
Author: Ronald M Bernier
Year of Publication: 1997
Publisher: Associated University Press
Language: English

The architecture of the Himalayas is a manifestation of the rich tradition of the mountain people. This book is an account of the Himalayan heritage—the palaces, the monasteries, the building arts, and survival arts across the Himalayas.

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