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Report on the University of California Expedition to Kutang and Nubri in Northern Nepal in Autumn 1973
The article reports on the University of California expedition to Kutang and Nubri in northern Nepal in autumn 1973. The expedition's primary aim was the microfilming of Tibetan Buddhist texts. Along ...
A Report on Limbi Panchayat, Humla District, Karnali Zone
The article discusses the inhabitants of Limi panchayat, Humla district, Karnali zone, Nepal, and their engagement with the potential development in the area. It is based on fieldwork carried out from...
Padipur: A Central Terai Village
The article is a holistic study of a central Terai village - Pradipur. Pradipur came under Tribhuwan village development plan in 1954, and a committee of village leaders was made responsible for all d...
Notes on Two Shaman-curers in Kathmandu
The article discusses the role of shaman as folk curer. Their popularity remains strong in contemporary medicine in Nepal. The shamanistic healers are popular and have different names like jhankri, dh...
Cost-Cutting, Caste and Community: A Look at Thakali Social Reform in Pokhara
The article sheds light on the Thakalis' social reform in Pokhara, Nepal. It starts with a survey of Bista's work and many recent articles. Though their population is relatively small, the Thakalis' e...
The Press in Nepal (1951-74)
The author argues that it is a difficult task to present the genesis, growth, and present function of the press in Nepal. The article gives an account on the history of the Nepali press and shows the ...
Tibet Handbook
Tibet Handbook by Victor Chan was published in 1994. This book is mainly a pilgrimage guide, and it is broken down into seven main parts. Part two provides a history of Lhasa, as well as the primary...
Trekking in Tibet: A Traveler's Guide
Trekking in Tibet appears to be a solid manual for a focused audience: trekkers. Although most parts of Section I could prove useful to any type of tourist in Tibet, Section II (a majority of the boo...
Fodor's the Himalayan countries
As was the case with the Fodor's edition that was published a decade later than this one, this edition (1990) is quite outdated and quite general. All of the information regarding Tibet specifically,...
Nepal on the Eve of the Rana Ascendancy
The article tries to add research work on the number of positions within the administrative hierarchy based on the work of Satish Kumar's Rana Polity in Nepal. Actually, it is a supplement to t...
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