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Title: The Kinship Basis of a Nepalese Rural Ward
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Ferdinand E. Okada
One Sentence Summary: an aspect of the social structure of rural Nepal.

Description: an aspect of the social structure of rural Nepal. It discusses the features of a few gaon panchayat along with a sketch plan of the Makaibari gaon panchayat area. The survey area was inhabited by distinct ethnic groups or caste groups and each with kinship groupings which are statistically presented in a table. The article discusses the different patrilineage structures, especially that of Shrestha khala. The results of this survey on kinship patterns is comparable with most of the rural wards in the midland hill zone in Nepal. The author feels that social surveys help field workers of developmental projects to facilitate their work. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-10)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1976-12
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_04_01_02.pdf
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1976) Vol. 4, no. 1
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Prayag Raj Sharma
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 4
Source Number: 1
Source Page Numbers: 23-38
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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