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Review of Lionel Caplan, Administration and Politics in a Nepalese Town
This is a review by Ludwig F. Stiller of Lionel Caplan, Administration and Politics in a Nepalese Town: The Study of a District Capital and Its Environs (London: Oxford University Press, 1975).
Of People and Naks: The Management and Meaning of High Altitude Herding among Contemporary Solu Sherpas
The article studies economic and management aspects of high altitude herding in Solu in northern Nepal. High altitude herding remains an integral part of contemporary Solu Sherpa life. Solu Sherpas re...
Ecological Constraints on Trans-Himalayan Trade in Nepal
The article discusses the ecological constraints on trans-Himalayan trade in Nepal. It discusses the primary trade route where main markets and entrepots are interconnected. One such route is the rout...
The Kuswar of Chaithali (Central Nepal)
An ethnographic study of the Kuswar by the author is presented with the help of a man named Sarkiman who is Kuswa and was a traveling companion of the author for more than ten years. The article explo...
Population, Social Structure, and Strategic Behaviour: An Essay on Polyandry, Fertility and Change in Limi Panchayat
The article is an essay on polyandry, fertility, and change in Limi panchayat with the aim of assessing population, social structure, and strategic behavior. It tries to explain the importance of poly...
Review of Gabriel Campbell, Saints and Householders: A Study of Hindu Ritual and Myth among the Kangra Rajputs
This is a review by Augusta Molnar of Gabriel Campbell, Saints and Householders: A Study of Hindu Ritual and Myth among the Kangra Rajputs.
Nepal: An Assertive Monarchy
This is a review by Y. N. Khanal of Nepal: An Assertive Monarchy, edited by S. D. Muni
Rote Learning in Nepalese Public Schools
The article focuses on rote learning in Nepalese public schools. Rote learning is the most used methodology in Nepalese schools. It can generally be characterized as exhibiting rote memorization of ma...
Migratory Traders of Baragaon
This article presents seasonal migratory trading patterns of the population of Baragaon. The study areas are villages located in the Kagbeni and Muktinath panchayats in the central part of Mustang dis...
Preliminary Research Report on Anthropological Explorations of the Eastern Himalayas: Arun Valley Trade
This is a report which presents an introduction to trade economy of the Arun valley. The article is a research report on anthropological explorations of the eastern Himalayas, where the author visited...
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