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Book Name: Sherpa Himalaya Nepal
Author Name: Mario Fantin
Price: USD 50
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Sherpa Himalaya Nepal by Mario Fantin

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Book Name: TOURISM MONOGRAPH OF NEPAL
Author Name: Yajna Raj Satyal
Price: USD 16
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TOURISM MONOGRAPH OF NEPAL AUTHOR - Yajna Raj Satyal

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Product ID: 0-231-04664-2
Book Name: Dangerous Wives and Sacred Sisters: Social and symbolic Roles of High-Caste Women in Nepal
Author Name: Lynn Bennett
Price: USD 20
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This comprehensive study explores the ways in which the social and symbolic roles of high-caste Brahman-Chetri Nepali women combine to define their position in patrilineal Hindu society. A multilevel interpretation of the Hindu perception of women, the work examines the social, mythic, and ritual structures of the society with reference to a particular Hindu community and then details the ways in which individual women live within the ambivalences of their status and make their choices. The unit of study is…

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Product ID: 0-299-11984-x
Book Name: Himalayan Dialogue: Tibetan Lamas and Gurung Shamans in Nepal
Author Name: Stan Royal Mumford
Price: USD 19
Description:

Here for the first time is a thorough anthropological study of Tibetan lamaism in dialogue with the Nepalese shaman tradition. It combines textual analysis with richly contextualised ethnographic data. Rites studied include exchanges with the underworld, demon exorcism, recalling the soul, and the famed guiding of the consciousness in the Tibetan death rite. "Anthropology in the grand style" - American Anthropologist "The analysis of this confrontation is compelling" - American Ethnologist "An account of myths and rituals practised in a…

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Product ID: 0-299-14494-1
Book Name: The Rulings of The NIght: An Ethnography of Nepalese Shaman Oral Texts
Author Name: Gregory G. Maskarinec
Price: USD 25
Description:

The Rulings of the Night offers something new to the anthropology of language and ritual. Built on impeccably careful fieldwork, and beautiful at times in its transparency, the book gets back to the words themselves in crafting an understanding of the deadly important play between shamanic prayers and social reality in the Nepal Himalayas. The authors novel focus on the pragmatics of everday speech is sure to provoke argument and a much needed one, at

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Product ID: 0-7002-0796-3
Book Name: Priests and Cobblers: A Study of Social Change in a Hindu Village in Western Nepal
Author Name: A. Patricia Caplan
Price: USD 10
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This book is study of the changing relations between members of the priestly caste (Brahmins) and a group of untouchables (Cobblers). The study covers a periods of several decades up to the time of fieldwork at the end of the 1960s in a Hindu village in western Nepal. From a position of almost total economic dependence on the priestly caste, the untouchables had become increasingly independent because of the new opportunities available in the expanding economy of the area. As…

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Product ID: 0-8014-8728-5
Book Name: Many Tongues, one people the Making of Tharu Identity in Nepal
Author Name: Arjun Guneratne
Price: USD 19
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The Tharu of lowland Nepal are a culturally and linguistically diverse people who, only a few generations ago, would not have acknowledged each other as belonging to the dame ethnic group. Today the Tharu are actively redefining themselves in Nepals multiethnic polity. In many Tongues, One People, Arjun Guneratne argues that shared cultural symbols-including religion, language, and common myths of descent-are not a necessary condition for the existence of a shared sense of peoplehood. The many diverse and distinct sociocultural…

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Product ID: 019564848X
Book Name: Contested Hierarchies (a collaborative ethnography of caste among the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: David N Gellner/ Declan Quigley
Price: USD 13
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Synopsis: This is an innovative collaborative study by six anthropologists (Gellner, Todd T Lewis, Hiroshi Ishii, Quigley, Gerard Toffin & Rajendra P Pradhan) of a famous complex society. Focusing on the core institutions of kinship & intercaste relations, the book adopts a variety of different viewpoints, thus avoiding the unconscious high-caste that has charaterized many other studies in South Asia.

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Product ID: 019566611-9
Book Name: The Anthropology of Buddhism and Hinduism
Author Name: David N. Gellner
Price: USD 15
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The Anthropology of Buddhism and Hinduism Author: David N. Gellner

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Product ID: 0231123914
Book Name: High Frontiers
Author Name: Kenneth Michael Bauer
Price: USD 17.95
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High Frontiers Author: Kenneth Michael Bauer

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Book Name: Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas
Author Name: Sienna Craig
Price: USD 16.95
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A tender account?by turns cultural exploration and memoir of a young womans firsthand experience of change and continuity in one of the worlds most remote regions, through the lens of the horse and horse culture. At just 19, Sienna Craig made her first venture deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan area of Nepal, in the rainshadow of the Himalayas. As an equestrian and a budding anthropologist, she sought not only to understand what it was like to rely on horses…

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Product ID: 81-7303-010-3
Book Name: Himalayan Households: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes
Author Name: Thomas E Fricke
Price: USD 20
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Himalayan Households: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes Author: Thomas E Frick

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Product ID: 81-7303-177-0
Book Name: Tantric Healing in the Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Angela Dietrich
Price: USD 25
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Tantric Healing in the Kathmandu Valley Author: Angela Dietrich

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Product ID: 81-87138-17-3
Book Name: NEPALI AAMA
Author Name: Broughton Coburn
Price: USD 20
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Born almost a century ago in to the Gurung tribe, her given name was Vishu Maya Gurung, but her relatives and villagers call her Aama (mother). She speaks with a salty candor about her everyday world - farming her rice paddies and millet fields, vigorously climbing trees to gather fodder for her water buffalo, brewing herbs and trekking for weeks on pilgrimage to 12,000 feet in the Himalayas.

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Product ID: 81-87392-00-2
Book Name: LANDOWNERSHIP IN NEPAL
Author Name: Mahesh C. Regmi
Price: USD 22.5
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LANDOWNERSHIP IN NEPAL Author: Mahesh C. Regmi

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Product ID: 81-87392-01-0
Book Name: A STUDY IN NEPALI ECONOMIC HISTORY
Author Name: Mahesh C Regmi
Price: USD 14.5
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A STUDY IN NEPALI ECONOMIC HISTORY AUTHOR - Mahesh C Regmi

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Product ID: 81-87392-02-9
Book Name: IMPERIAL GORKHA: AN ACCOUNT OF GORKHALI RULE IN KUMAUN ( 1791-1815)
Author Name: Mahesh C. Regmi
Price: USD 10
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IMPERIAL GORKHA: AN ACCOUNT OF GORKHALI RULE IN KUMAUN ( 1791-1815) AUTHOR - Mahesh C. Regmi

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Product ID: 81-87392-05-3
Book Name: TOURISM SCENE IN NEPAL
Author Name: Yajna Raj Satyal
Price: USD 8
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Product ID: 81-87392-06-1
Book Name: CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ASPECTS OF NEPAL CHINA RELATIONS
Author Name: V K Manandhar
Price: USD 9.6
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CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ASPECTS OF NEPAL CHINA RELATIONS AUTHOR - V K Manandhar

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Product ID: 81-87392-07-X
Book Name: THATCHED HUTS & STUCCO PALACES: Peasants and Landlords in 19th Century Nepal
Author Name: Mahesh C. Regmi
Price: USD 16
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THATCHED HUTS & STUCCO PALACES: Peasants and Landlords in 19th Century Nepal AUTHOR - Mahesh C. Regmi

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