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The Concept of Economy in a Peasant Society: A Case Study of the Athpahariya Rais in East Nepal
The article attempts to analyze concepts of economics as they apply to a group of people living in east Nepal and to synthesize the substantivist and formalist theories in order to perceive them as be...
Review of Wendy Doniger O' Flaherty, Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva
This is a review by D. R. Dahal of Wendy Doniger O' Flaherty, Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva.
Review of A. Patricia Caplan, Priests and Cobblers
This is a review by D. R. Dahal of A. Patricia Caplan, Priests and Cobblers: Social Change in a Hindu Village in Western Nepal (San Francisco: Chandler, 1972).
Economic Development through Indigenous Means: A Case of Indian Migration in the Nepal Tarai
The article attempts to analyze the reason and impact of Indian migration in the Terai of Nepal. It mainly focuses on a historical approach to understand past economic development and the present soci...
Population Growth, Land Pressure and Development of Cash Crops in a Nepali Village
The article attempts to explain why cash crops like big cardamon (Amomun subulatum) have been introduced into marginal land in a village in eastern Nepal. The article discusses population growth, land...
Review of Heiko Schrader, Trading Patterns in the Nepal Himalayas
This is a review by Dilli R. Dahal of Heiko Schrader, Trading Patterns in the Nepal Himalayas.
Political Organization and the Changing Role of Leadership: A Study of the Athapahariya Community
The article attempts to analyze the changing role of leadership of a group called Athpahariya Rais of Dhankuta district in eastern Nepal. The discussion is centered on the powers assigned to the leade...
Review of James F. Fisher, Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface
This is a review by Dilli R. Dahal of James F. Fisher, Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface.
Review of Lionel Caplan, Land and Social Change in East Nepal
This is a review by D. P. Rajaure and D. R. Dahal of Lionel Caplan, Land and Social Change in East Nepal: A Study of Hindu-Tribal Relations (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1970).
Review of Mary M. Cameroon, On the Edge of the Auspicious
This is a review by Dilli R. Dahal of Mary M. Cameroon, On the Edge of the Auspicious.
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