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A Selected Bibliography for Issue 39’s Sharp End — The Center Will Not Hold

A Selected Bibliography for The Sharp End, Alpinist 39

Adams, Vincanne. Tigers of the Snow (and Other Virtual Sherpas). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Ang Tharkay and Basil P. Norton. Memoires d’un Sherpa. Paris: Amiot-Dumont, 1954.

Ata-Ullah, Mohammad. Citizen of Two Worlds. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1960.

Child, Greg. “Profile: Nazir Sabir, Pakistan’s World-Class Mountaineer.” Climbing 104 (October 1987).

Das Shrestha, Kashish. “Everest: Dying for the ‘High’.” (May 5, 2012).

Moore, Donald S., Anand Pandian and Jake Kosek, eds. Race, Nature, and the Politics of Difference. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Douglas, Ed. Tenzing: Hero of Everest. Washington, D.C: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Ellis, Reuben. Vertical Margins: Mountaineering and the Landscapes of NeoImperialism. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin, Press, 2001.

Fisher, James F. Sherpas: Reflections on Change in Himalayan Nepal. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.

Galwan, Rassul. Servant of the Sahibs. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923.

Hillary, Sir Edmund. High Adventure: The True Story of the First Ascent of Everest. New York: Oxford University Press, 1955.

Isserman, Maurice and Stewart Weaver. Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Jamling Tenzing Norgay, with Broughton Coburn. Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Mt. Everest. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Jajja, Sumaira. “Lost Before Climbing to Fame.” (March 18, 2012).

Kapadia, Harish. High Himalaya Unknown Valleys. New Delhi: Indus Publishing Company, 2001.

Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent. New Delhi: Orient Longmans, Ltd., 1969.

Kohli, M. S. Sherpas: The Himalayan Legends. New Delhi: UBS Publishers’ Distributors Pvt. Ltd., 2003.

Kurtyka, Voytek. “The Art of Suffering.” Mountain 121 (May/June 1988).

Messner, Reinhold. All Fourteen Eight Thousanders. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1999.

Neale, Jonathan. Tigers of the Snow. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002.

Ortner, Sherry. Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Padoan, Amanda and Peter Zuckerman. Buried in the Sky. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2012.

Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. New York: Random House, 1994.

Said, Edward. Orientalism. New York: Random House, 1979.

Selters, Andy. “Climb Disconnected.” Alpinist 39 (Summer 2012).

Sharp, Joanne P. Geographies of Postcolonialism: Spaces of Power and Representation. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd., 2009.

Swenson, Steve. “K2: The Mountaineers Mountain, Part I.” Alpinist 37 (Winter 2011-2012).

Swenson, Steve. “K2: The Mountaineers Mountain, Part II.” Alpinist 38 (Spring 2012).

Tenzing Norgay and James Ramsey Ullman. Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing. London: Harrap, 1955.

Tichy, Herbert. Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods. London: Methuen, 1957.

Unsworth, Walt. Everest: The Mountaineering History. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 2000.

Wilkinson, Freddie. One Mountain Thousand Summits. New York: Penguin Group, 2010.

Yan, Dongdong. “Free Mountaineering: An Inside Look at Modern Chinese Alpinism.” The American Alpine Journal 2010.

Additional interviews, research assistance and other correspondence provided by:

Janice Sacherer, Harish Kapadia, Divyesh Muni, Sumaira Jajja, Allen Steck, Hildegard Diemberger, Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman, Bill Buxton, Bob A. Schelfhout Aubertijn, Steve Swenson, Michael Kennedy, Brot Coburn, Dawa Steven Sherpa, N. Nima Sherpa, Motup Chewang, Sarah Ives, Yong Liu, Meher Mehta, Suman Dubey, Eberhard Jurgalski, Shaheen Baig, Ashraf Aman and Simone Moro.

[With thanks to The Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library and Top of the World Books.–Ed.]