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Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von#

b. Vienna, July 27, 1909, ethnologist who explored India and the Himalayas, 1945-1950 professor in Hyderabad (India). From 1950-1976 held a chair at the London School of Oriental and African Studies. Has conducted large-scale field studies in Assam, in the Deccan, in the Himalayas and especially in Nepal and was accompanied by his wife on most of his expeditions.


The Sherpas of Nepal, 1964; Himalayan Traders, 1975; The Sherpas Transformed, 1984.