CONTENTS:- 1. Kumaun: Land and Its People / N.C. Dhoundiyal and V.R. Dhoundiyal 2. A Glimpse on Pindari and Its Valleys / J.C. Shah 3. Environmental Geomorphological Study in Kumaun Himalaya: A Case Study of a Drainage Basin / Jyoti Joshi 4. Legal Control on Urban Environmental Hazards in Hill Areas of U.P.: Some Observations / Amit K. Pant and P.C. Joshi 5. Ethnobotany of the Bhotia Tribe of Kumaun Himalaya / Pramila Joshi and P. C. Pande 6. Ethnobiology of Kumaun Himalaya / P.C. Pande, Pramila Joshi and G.C. Joshi 7. Social Upliftment in Uttarakhand / Aradhana Shukla and S.K. Najkoon 8. Changing Patterns of Kumauni Society / Rajeshwari Pant and C.L. Sharma 9. Socio-Cultural Environment and Tourism in Kumaun Hills / S.K. Singh and Savita Singh 10. Painted Rock Shelters at Petsal / Yashodhar Mathpal 11. Hill Economy in Human Resource Development Perspective / N.S. Bisht 12. Tea: A Way to Economic Revolution in Uttarakhand / Ramit Joshi 13. Structural Changes in Wage Patterns in the Unorganized Sector / Harish C. Joshi and D.C. Pandey 14. Agricultural Development and Ecofarming / J.C. Kuniyal and R.K. Pandey 15. Patterns of Self-image among Tribal and Non-Tribal Adolescents of Kumaun / P.D. Bhatt and V.K. Sharma 16. Psycho-Social Academic Effects of School Distance / Leela Patni 17. Political Education through Newsmedia in Rural Kumaun / S.K. Sharma and Nidhi Sharma
The Book is an attempt to present a synthesised form of studies on Kumaun. The articles, generally analytical and empirical in nature, provide full-length, data-based Account of the geographical, socio-cultural, political, economic, psychological, behavioural and other related facets of Kumaun and highlight the need to undertake area specific developmental works for this region. Researches conducted in different disciplines on diverse themes are included in the work to describe patterns and derive slpecific generalisations.