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Product ID: 978-81-8739-2996
Book Name: Ignored or ill - represented? The Grievance of Terai - Madhes Conflict in Nepal
Author Name: bishnu raj upreti, suman babu paudel, safal ghimire
Price: USD 17.6
Description:

About the Book In the wake of recent democratic movements in Nepal, Terai-Madhes region has emerged as a hot topic in politics and academia. It is now known not only as an agriculturally fertile, but also a politically contested region. There is a contest for recognition, for representation and for redistribution of power to tens of ethnic groups residing in this region. Whatever the present contentions are, people in this region had long been suffering from the ignorance by the…

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Product ID: 978-81-87392-941
Book Name: Demographic and Epidemiological Transitions in Nepal: Developmental Implications
Author Name: Juhee Vajracharya Suwal
Price: USD 25.6
Description:

The Demographics of population through the analysis of fertility, mortality and migration are the most important elements in understanding change in the economic and social character of Nepal. This book is expected to be of value and interest not only to demographers, social scientists including anthropologists, policy makers in Nepal, funding agencies and development planners, but also to researchers, students and well-wishers of Nepal around the world.

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Product ID: 978-81-87392-965
Book Name: Contemporary Governance Challenges and The United Nations Peace Building in Conflict and Post Confli
Author Name: Dhurba Rizal
Price: USD 41.6
Description:

The history of mankind has been inundated by local, national, regional and global conflicts, which have caused colossal damage to the political, economic, social and physical fabric of nations and societies. The tragedy of millions dispossessed by the war still continues. In a country, where war has ended or formal peace settlement has been concluded, state and society face the mammoth state building and post recovery tasks. This study sets out to understand the contemporary governance challenges and peace building…

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Product ID: 978-81-87392-989
Book Name: POLITICS OF FOREIGN AID IN NEPAL, 1951-1980: A Study of Development Assistance from India, China, US
Author Name: govinda malla
Price: USD 22.5
Description:

This book deals with aid politics of global powers-the USA and the USSR and regional powers-India and China towards Nepal from 1951-1980. A critical analysis of aid politics in Nepal in pesented in this book. From the point of view of the recipient Country, an assessment of aid is there in the book in achieving the cherished goal of its all-round development.

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Product ID: 978-81-87393-01-
Book Name: TERRITORIAL CHANGES AND TERRITORIAL RESTRUCTURINGS IN THE HIMALAYAS
Author Name: EDITOR: JOELLE SMADJA
Price: USD 48
Description:

In association with CNRS, FRANCE What are the characteristics and consequences of current territorial changes and restructurings in the Himalayan region and do they contribute to making this region a specific entity? These are the questions addressed in this book by Indian, Nepalese and European scholars. Anthropologists, geographers or historians,they are specialists of the area and with this book make an original contribution to Himalayan studies. They use the notion of territory in a broad way including its political, administrative…

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Product ID: 978-81-87393-061
Book Name: SOCIAL ETHNOGRAPHY OF HILL MUSLIM OF NEPAL
Author Name: PRAKASH UPADHYAY
Price: USD 22.5
Description:

TITLE: SOCIAL ETHNOGRAPHY OF HILL MUSLIM OF NEPAL AUTHOR: PRAKASH UPADHYAY

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Product ID: 978-81-87393-10-
Book Name: THE CASTE SYSTEM IN TERAI MADHESH
Author Name: ram dayal rakesh
Price: USD 14.5
Description:

THE CASTE SYSTEM IN TERAI MADHESH AUTHOR: RAM DAYAL RAKESH

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Product ID: 978-81-87393-11-
Book Name: TRAJECTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN NEPAL
Author Name: krishna hachhethu
Price: USD 32
Description:

TRAJECTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN NEPAL BY KRISHNA HACHHETHU

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Product ID: 978-81-87393-25-
Book Name: Tourism in Nepal & SAARC
Author Name: shoora b. paudyal
Price: USD 14.5
Description:

About The Book This book is a study of tourism in Nepal and SAARC covering different time period. This book analyzes the demand determinants of tourism in Nepal and SAARC. Interestingly, all empirical studies provide the consistent findings over the time period. The conclusions emerged from the empirical studies provide the some interesting and valuable policy implications for the development of the tourism in the region. About The Author Shoora B. Paudyal is a Professor at Department of Economics, Tribhuvan…

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Product ID: 978-9937-506-02-
Book Name: A Buddhist Guide to Power Places of the Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 5
Description:

A Buddhist Guide to Power Places of the Kathmandu Valley

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Product ID: 978-9937-506-08-
Book Name: The God of Compassion
Author Name: Kesar Lall
Price: USD 3
Description:

The God of Compassion

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Product ID: 978-9937-594-073
Book Name: Ruptures and Repairs in South Asia: Historical Perspectives
Author Name: Yogesh Raj
Price: USD 7
Description:

This book illustrates an exciting approach to understanding both momentous and everyday events in the history of South Asia. It advances notions of rupture and repair to comprehend the aftermath of natural, social and personal disasters, and demonstrates the generality of the approach by seeking their historical resolution. The introduction of rice milling technology in a rural landscape in Bengal, the post-cold war global shift in international relations, the assassination attempt on a journalist in a rented city house in…

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Product ID: 978-9937-594-080
Book Name: The State of Sociology and Anthropology: Teaching and Research in Nepal
Author Name: Madhusudan Subedi and Devendra Uprety
Price: USD 5
Description:

Contents Abbreviations vii Preface ix Introduction 1 Institutional History of Sociology and Anthropology 3 Sociology and Anthropology Curriculum: Past and Present Status 8 Sociological and Anthropological Scholarship 21 Sociological/Anthropological Research 24 Institutional Collaboration and Research Projects 48 Professional Society and the Non-University Sector 51 Quality Issues in Sociology and Anthropology 53 Conclusion: The Present as the Future’s Past 63 Acknowledgements 67 References 67 Annex I: PhD in Sociology and Anthropology Awarded by Tribhuvan University 92 Annex II: Sociological and Anthropological…

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Product ID: 978-9937-594-097
Book Name: The State of Geography Teaching and Research in Nepal: A Review and Reflection
Author Name: Bhim Prasad Subedi
Price: USD 5
Description:

Geography has been taught in Nepal’s schools for a hundred years and colleges for over sixty years. However its academic practitioners have felt that the discipline has been in ‘a state of neglect.’ This book is an inquiry into the historical trajectory of Geography in Nepal as well as the current state of its teaching, curricula, research and publications. Based on documentary research and a thorough review of the existing literature, it analyzes the achievements and challenges of the discipline…

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Product ID: 978-9937-594-103
Book Name: The State of History Education and Research in Nepal
Author Name: Yogesh Raj and Pratyoush Onta
Price: USD 5
Description:

This book is an inquiry into the state of historical knowledge production in Nepal from both diachronic and landscape perspectives. Based on documentary research, interviews and a thorough review of the existing literature, it offers a compact analysis of the present state of teaching and research in history and reviews the institutional and methodological innovations and weaknesses of the past dozen years. The authors survey the institutions, processes and outcomes related to history both within the university locations and beyond,…

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Product ID: 978-9937-594-127
Book Name: POWER FOR NEPAL: Odd Hoftun & the History of Hydropower Development
Author Name: Peter Svalheim
Price: USD 14
Description:

POWER FOR NEPAL: Odd Hoftun & the History of Hydropower Development Peter Svalheim

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Product ID: 978-9937-8004-5-
Book Name: Suitably Modern: Making Middle-Class Culture in Kathmandu
Author Name: Mark Liechty
Price: USD 10
Description:

Suitably Modern traces the growth of a new middle class in Kathmandu as urban Nepalis harness the modern cultural resources of mass media and consumer goods to build modern identities and pioneer a new sociocultural space in one of the world’s “least developed countries.” Since Nepal’s “opening” in the 1950s, a new urban population of bureaucrats, service personnel, small business owners, and others have worked to make a space between Kathmandu’s old (and still privileged) elites and its large (and…

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Product ID: 978-9937-8004-64
Book Name: By the Way: Travels through Nepals Conflict
Author Name: Ajit Baral, Bela Malik, DR Pant, Jagannath Adhikari, Purna Basnet and Usha Titikshu
Price: USD 10
Description:

By the Way is a collection of essays on Nepali society amidst an armed conflict. All the authors have traveled through and written about different ecological and social zones of the country that were, at one time or another, engulfed by armed violence. The essays are written from various perspectives, each bringing a distinctive voice. Each author was particularly struck by one or two particular issues. Nonetheless, the essays share certain commonalities: each describes the reasons for the authors journeys,…

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Product ID: 978-9937-8004-95
Book Name: Changing Livelihoods: Essays on Nepals Development since 1990
Author Name: Jagannath Adhikari
Price: USD 6
Description:

The articles collected in this book cover a range of development issues of great contemporary importance: mobility and rural livelihoods, rural-urban relations and regional development, urban environment and development and food security in both rural and urban Nepal. Most of the articles are based on research done in west central Nepal since the early 1990s. Written by the most prolific and insightful geographer working in Nepal today, this book helps us to understand the many facets of changes that are…

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Product ID: 978-9937-8094-12
Book Name: Food Crisis in Karnali : A Historical and Politico-economic Perspective
Author Name: Jagannath Adhikari
Price: USD 5
Description:

This book traces the history of food crisis and general underdevelopment in Karnali and then analyzes this crisis from a political economic perspective. The interventions from government in recent times in the form of food aid and development initiatives and their impact on peoples general livelihood have also been covered. Historical as well as contemporary information about livelihoods, food production, requirements and nutritional status clearly shows that the food crisis is deepening in Karnali. The study reveals that much of…

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