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Travels, Shangri-La

A collection of short essays ranging over many subjects; offered here is one chapter describing a journey Crichton made to Hunza in the early 1980s. Crichton found Hunza very much degraded and disillusioning.
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Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas

Clark creates a one-person Peace Corps unit in Hunzaland. Clark is a geologist by profession. The book is filled with detailed observations that prove as revealing of the mid-20th century American mentality as they are of Hunza.
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Lost Horizon

About a legendary hidden paradise called Shangri-La, based in part on the Hunza. It is also a darn good tale exploring the human potential for spiritual development. This is the book that the movie, "Lost Horizon" was based on.
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Language Hunting In The Karakoram

Mrs. E.O. Lorimer and her husband, David, both linguists, journeyed to Hunza in the late 1930s, spending a year in residence there. Mrs. Lorimer learned about everything from cropping cycles to childrearing, food customs and dietaries, handling social malfactors (few) and having parties and dances. The rigors of their trek into Hunza and the Lorimer's difficulties obtaining any additional supplies well-illustrates the isolation of these people.
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De Hunzas: Hetvolk dat geen ziekte kent

De geheimen van Hunzaland, een 2000 jaar oude paradijstuin in het Himalayagebergte in noord Kasjmir, waar een "verloren volk" het antwoord heeft gevonden op een aantal vragen over voeding, bodem, geestelijke instelling, waardoor er tot op hoge leeftijd praktische geen degeneratieziektes voorkomen en men nog sport en zwaar lichamelijk werk kan verrichten.
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Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise

Seedsman and gardener John Tobe journeyed to Hunzaland, stayed the summer and wrote this wordy, lengthy and detailed account. Like the reports of most such visitors, Tobe's account is as revealing of himself as it is of the conditions in Hunza.
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The Wheel of Health

Dr. Wrench's thoughts about the Hunza, a mountain people renowned for their longevity and vigor. In this book you will encounter a summary of the lifeworks of two other renowned health "explorers," Sir Robert McCarrison and Sir Albert Howard.
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