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Ascetics in Western Nepal
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Priests and Cobblers: Social Change in a Hindu Village in Western Nepal (reprint)
Creator’s Description: This book is a study of the changing relations between members of the priestly caste (Brahmins) and a group of untouchables (Sarkis or Cobblers) over the period from th...
Land and Social Change in East Nepal: A Study of Hindu-Tribal Relations (Second Edition, with a Postscript)
Creator’s Description: This book examines the relations between the Limbus, an indigenous "tribal" people, and the Hindus who have entered their region during the past two hundred years. It d...
Warrior Gentlemen: “Gurkhas” in the Western Imagination
Creator’s Description: In recent years there has been a growing interest in how non-Western peoples are depicted in the literatures of the West. This study eschews the tendency to regard virt...
The Yakha: Culture, Environment and Development in East Nepal
Creator’s Description: This is a social anthropological study of a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group, the Yakha, based in East Nepal. The field research involved was carried out from January 1989 u...
Warrior Gentlemen: “Gurkhas” in the Western Imagination
Creator’s Description: In recent years there has been a growing interest in how non-Western peoples are depicted in the literatures of the West. This study eschews the tendency to regard virt...
Land and Social Change in East Nepal: A Study of Hindu-Tribal Relations
Creator’s Description: This book examines the relations between the Limbus, an indigenous "tribal" people, and the Hindus who have entered their region during the past two hundred years. It d...
Administration and Politics in a Nepalese Town: The Study of a District Capital and Its Environs
Creator’s Description: This book describes and analyzes the processes by which recent economic and political developments have impinged on traditional social institutions and relationships wi...
Studies in Nepali History and Society
Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS) aims to further understanding of cultural politics and social conditions in Nepal through a commitment to historical analysis, attention to Nepali...
A Nepalese Copper-plate from the Time of Prithvinarayan's Father
A short study of a copper plate (tāmā patra) photographed at a bazaar in Bodhnath, Kathmandu in February, 1962. (Mark Turin 2004-04-01)
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