Published in December 2017 by Heidelberg University Publishing, “Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a ‘Contact Zone'” by Markus Viehbeck (ed.), looks at the complex cultural history of the Eastern Himalayan town of Kalimpong and its neighbours as a history of encounters.
An open access version is available on the Heidelberg University Publishing website: https://heiup.uni-heidelberg.de/catalog/book/301 The description is in German but the essays are in English. Contributors include Charisma K. Lepcha, Clare Harris, Emma Martin, Tina Harris, Trine Brox and Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa.
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