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By Christoph von Fûrer-Haimendorf

Inhabiting a secluded valley within the jap Himalayas, the Apa Tanis remained almost unknown to the surface international until eventually 1944-45 while the writer spent numerous months of their villages, learning their inner social constitution in addition to their political and fiscal kin with neighbouring tribes.
The financial system of the Apa Tanis, who knew neither the main of animal traction nor the wheel, resembled that of yes Neolithic societies, however the equipment utilized in the exploitation in their typical surroundings have been faraway from primitive, and a built agriculture enabled a inhabitants of a few 20,000 to stay in a single valley of 20 sq. miles.
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