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Product ID: 9783447066631
Book Name: Getting married: Hindu and Buddhist Marriage Rituals Among the Newars of Bhaktapur and Patan, Nepal
Author Name: Niels Gutschow, Axel Michaels
Price: USD 125
Description:

Otto Harrassowitz Getting Married: Hindu And Buddhist Marriage Rituals Among The Newars Of Bhaktapur And Patan, Nepal

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Product ID: 9788120834811
Book Name: The Philosophy of Buddhism (Die Philosophie des Buddhismus)
Author Name: Erich Frauwallner
Price: USD 25
Description:

The translation of Erich Frauwallners Die Philosophie des Buddhismus, first published in 1956, opens up a classic introduction to Buddhist thought to a broader English language readership. The book covers the period of early canonical literature with examples of its philosophically relevant ideas, followed by the principal philosophical concepts of systematic Sravakayana Buddhism. In the main part of the book, Frauwallner presents the first survey of the development of the philosophical systems of Mahayana Buddhism. He was well aware of…

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Product ID: 9788129113047
Book Name: THE CULT OF BHAIRAVA IN NEPAL
Author Name: Milan Ratna Shakya
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

The Cult of Bhairava in Nepal is an account of the Bhairava faith and conventions of Nepal. The adamantine practice of an early Saiva sect with the pragmatic convention of salvation (nivbriti) and accumulating merits (pravriti margas) as a way of life still persists and has become a part heritage in present day Nepal. Bhairava ensures the safeguarding of inevitable knowledge. He is also the reflection of a fierce aspect of Siva and is the patron sentinel deity in this…

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Product ID: 9788132100867
Book Name: Ethnic Activism and Civil Society in South Asia
Author Name: David N Gellner
Price: USD 30
Description:

This volume is the second in the Governance, Conflict, and Civic Action series. To discuss the state of civil society, the 10 articles in Ethnic Activism and Civil Society in South Asia present case studies of different kinds of ethnic (\'communal\') activism in South Asia covering countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka, and India-with Darjeeling, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu, in particular. The articles examine Hindu nationalism, Dalit activism in India, Janjati movement in Nepal, and the transnational connections among them,…

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Product ID: 9788132104506
Book Name: Varieties of Activist Experience: Civil Society in South Asia
Author Name: David N Gellner
Price: USD 30
Description:

This book examines in rich detail the lives, struggles and strategies of South Asian activists seeking to advance various political, social and environmental causes. Through a series of case studies from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka on activists\' efforts, it elucidates how they mediate between different spheres that are often (and sometimes legally) kept apart-the political and the legal, the economic and the political, the local and the international. The uniqueness of this book lies in its treatment of…

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Product ID: 978813210524
Book Name: The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas: Local Attachments and Boundary Dynamics (Governance, Con
Author Name: Joanna Pfaff-Czamecka (Author), Gerard Toffin (Author)
Price: USD 34.95
Description:

This volume is an exploration of the various forms of bonds and attachments by which individuals in the Himalayan regions of India and Nepal are bound to their groups. To grasp these phenomena adequately, the book proposes a new analytical approach through the concept of belonging. The book is based on several case studies carried out by anthropologists, historians, and geographers who help bring together rich ethnographical data from different regions of the Himalayas. Organized in three parts, it describes…

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Product ID: 9788173054600
Book Name: Hath-Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia
Author Name: Masatoshi A. Konishi
Price: USD 100
Description:

This is the first attempt to have an overall view of the history of handmade paper in South Asia ranging from prehistory of paper to the present situation of paper manufacture, based on extensive and intensive fieldworks carried out in 1977-78, 1994-95 and 2003 in various countries in South Asia, West and Central Asia, and in Europe. Researches were carried out on the textual references to early Indian paper, searching into the catalogues of old manuscripts as well as on…

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Product ID: 9788173054600
Book Name: Hath- Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia
Author Name: Masatoshi A. Konishi
Price: USD 100
Description:

Hath- Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia by Masatoshi A. Konishi

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Product ID: 9788175968929
Book Name: Wandering with Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas
Author Name: Sondra L. Hausner
Price: USD 26
Description:

In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers?sadhus or ascetics?in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away of social commitments, and their break with family and community, renouncers in fact regularly interact with "householder" society. They form a distinctive, alternative community with its own internal structure, but one that is not located in any single place. Highly mobile and dispersed across the…

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Product ID: 9788180698130
Book Name: Thapa Politics In Nepal
Author Name: K.L. Pradhan
Price: USD 26
Description:

Thapa Politics In Nepal

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Product ID: 9788182749207
Book Name: Maoist Threat in India: A Red Corridor From Nepal to Tamil Nadu
Author Name: Dr. B.P. Saha
Price: USD 44
Description:

The book is not merely a narrative or a pen-picture of the extremist out-fits and their activities in several states in India. Truly, it is an unflinching testimony of the extremist movements, its fast growth in seven states, defection by many leaders, birth  of independent out-fits, enthusiastic response from the vast section of neglected, exploited and down-trodden mass, various facets of the movement, inter action with leaders in jail, its initial success and sign of decay, etc, depicted relying on…

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Product ID: 9788184006964
Book Name: Sikkim: Requim for a Himalayan Kingdom
Author Name: Andrew Duff
Price:

Original Price: USD 25

Discount Price: USD 25

Description:

The book “Sikkim – Requiem For A Himalayan Kingdom” is an extremely well researched book by Andrew Duff, a freelance journalist based in London. It provides valuable insight into late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s thinking and her firm resolve and ruthlessless in annexing the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim in 1975.

Against the backdrop of a Cold War machinations in Asia, the author recounts the last days of this landlocked Kingdom and the inside story of its last King Palden…

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Product ID: 9788186227572
Book Name: A Short History of Mustang (10th-15th century)
Author Name: Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 25
Description:

A Short History of Mustang (10th-15th century Roberto Vitali

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Product ID: 9788187392927
Book Name: In Hope and in Fear: Living through the people\'s war in Nepal
Author Name: David Seddon
Price: USD 25
Description:

In Hope and in Fear provides a unique insight into how ordinary Nepalis experienced and lived through the Maoist insurgency. Their hopes and their fears, and the way in which they responded to and coped with the anxieties, tensions and pressures generated by the conflict, are the central concern of this collection. Providing a historical background to the launching of the Maoist insurgency in February 1996, the first part of the book also gives perspectives on developments from 1996 up…

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Product ID: 9788187393047
Book Name: Lumbini Tourism
Author Name: gitu giri
Price: USD 25
Description:

Lumbini Tourism by Gitu Giri

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Product ID: 9788187393078
Book Name: Mgnrega: Success or Failure
Author Name: Dr. Moitri Dey
Price: USD 19.2
Description:

Mgnrega: Success or Failure  by Dr. Moitri Dey

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Product ID: 9788187393177
Book Name: Making Business Count for Peace: Reflections from Tourism Sector in Nepal
Author Name: Bishnu Raj Upreti, Sagar Raj Sharma, Pranil KUmar Upadhayaya Safal Ghimire, Andrea Duff
Price: USD 16
Description:

Making Business Count for Peace: Reflections from Tourism Sector in Nepal  by Bishnu Raj Upreti, Sagar Raj Sharma, Pranil KUmar Upadhayaya Safal Ghimire, Andrea Duff

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Product ID: 9788187393184
Book Name: Livelihood, Insecurity, and Social Conflict in Nepal
Author Name: Bishnu Raj Upreti, Ulrike Muller Koker
Price: USD 35
Description:

Livelihood, Insecurity, and Social Conflict in Nepal by Bishnu Raj Upreti, Ulrike Muller Koker

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Product ID: 9788187393191
Book Name: Land, Agriculture, and Agrarian Transformation
Author Name: Kailash N. Pyakuryal, Bishnu Raj Upreti
Price: USD 29.6
Description:

Land, Agriculture, and Agrarian Transformation by Kailash N. Pyakuryal, Bishnu Raj Upreti

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Product ID: 9788187393306
Book Name: Nepal: Imagination and Realities Between Past and Present
Author Name: Gerard Toffin
Price: USD 55
Description:
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