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Ancient futures learning from Ladakh by Helena Norberg-Hodge

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StatementHelena Norberg-Hodge.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,204p. :
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL21003345M
ISBN 100712652310

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Ancient Futures is much more than a book about Ladakh. Passionately argued, it raises important questions about the whole notion of progress, and explores the root causes of the malaise of industrial society. At the same time, the story of Ladakh serves as a source of inspiration for our own future. The Ancient Future Trilogy is a set of fantasy novels by Traci story follows a 20th-century Australian woman who is transported to 6th century Wales in an attempt to change the future. Major themes within the series include time travel, martial arts, magic and Psychic three novels in the series are The Ancient Future: The Dark Ages, An Echo In Time: Atlantis and. Ancient futures: learning from Ladakh User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Norberg-Hodge first went to Ladakh in and has spent six months there every year since. This slim volume is her soapbox to air her views of how Ladakh should be. Part 1 is the romantic, idealized Read full review5/5(1).   "Ancient Futures is a magnificent book that has had a huge impact on the course of my life’s work. Its central message is wonderfully empowering. Its central message is wonderfully empowering. As Helena Norberg-Hodge shows us, so many of the problems we face in the modern world are not the product of “human nature”, and therefore out of Author: Helena Norberg-Hodge.