Sacred Mountain

By Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children

Sacred Mountain: Everest presents a fascinating historical account of the people whose livelihoods are deeply intertwined with this majestic mountain. Closely integrated into the writing are a number of important economics lessons surrounding the trade routes, environmental tourism, employment creation, and economic development associated with Mount Everest. The striking photographs, text boxes, and charts further add to the appeal of this interesting and informative book.