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No Purdah in Padam


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The Story of the Women’s Overland Himalayan Expedition 1958

By Antonia Deacock

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Published by George G Harrap London, 1960, 1st Edition, some light foxing edges and dust wrapper, D/w (worn edges and piece small area of front cover, Good.   The 3 members of the expedition, Anne Davies, Eve Sims and the author, drove 16,000 miles to India and back, trekked 300 miles through the Himalayas to Eastern Zanskar, crossing 5 high passes and making the first ascent of Biwi Giri, while studying the lives of  local women released from purdah.

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Weight0.45 kg