Author: Helena Norberg-Hodge
Translator: Hee-seung Yang
Publisher: Joongang Books
245 pages | 223*152mm
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About This Book
"The celebration here of traditional Ladakhi life induces exhilaration but also
sadness, as if some half-remembered paradise known in another life had now been
lost. So evocative is it that I felt -- I'm not sure what -- homesickness?"
--Peter Matthiessen, from the Introduction
"Though full of stories and photographs of the Ladakhi way of life. [Ancient
Futures] is much more than a travelogue; it is . . . an ecologue .... The
Western industrial 'monoculture' that has infected and endangers the rich
ancient culture of Ladakhi is the one that is endangering us, its progenitors,
as well. A book that must be heeded." --Kirkpatrick Sale, The Nation
"A sensitive, thought-provoking account." --New York Review off Books
"An indispensable book for people who are trying to protect rural life."
"Everyone who cares about the future of this planet, about their children's
future, and about the deterioration in the quality of life in our own society,
should read [this book]." --The Guardian (England)
About The Author
Helena Norberg-Hodge, the first non-Ladakhi to become proficient in the
language, lives in Ladakh for part of each year. The rest of the time she
travels and lectures about the urgent lessons Ladakh has to offer the world.
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