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Product ID: 99946-833-4-9
Book Name: Mass Media in Post-1990 Nepal
Author Name: Pratyoush Onta
Price: USD 5
Description:

Since 1990 media in Nepal has recorded spectacular growth, both in terms of quantity and quality. Several large newspapers and magazines published by different institutions now characterize the print media landscape while there has been a phenomenal growth in the number of independent FM radio stations. Several factors are responsible for this media growth. This book examines those factors and describes the changes witnessed in the media scene in the last fifteen years. It also analyzes many micro-facets of media…

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Book Name: WANDERING WITH SADHUS ASCETICS IN THE HINDU HIMALAYAS
Author Name: SONDRA L. HAUSNER
Price: USD 20
Description:

WONDERING WITH SADHUS will be interest to student and scholars who is interested in any of a number of subject. Meditation, Yoga, Sacrifice, Vedanta,gender, bhakti, pilgrimage,body, space,desire, and liberation,Beautifully written, it is also wonderful contribution to the field of Anthropology and religion.

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Book Name: Nepal: Atlas & Statistics
Author Name: ***
Price: USD 35
Description:

Nepal: Atlas & Statistics

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Book Name: Four Lamas of Dolpo Tibetan Biographies
Author Name: David L. Snellgrove
Price: USD 30
Description:

This volume presents in English translation the autobiographies of four Tibetan lamas in the land of Dolpo, which was part of Western Tibet until the end of the 18th century. Three of them were born in the 16th century, and one in the 17th.

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Product ID: ISSN 20910568
Book Name: Sason Journal Of Sociology And Anthropology: Volume IV 2013
Author Name: Dilli Ram Dahal, Laya Prasad Uprety, Bipin Kumar Acharya
Price: USD 6
Description:

SASON is a non-profit and non-governmental Organization, which was conceived by the professional academicians in 1985. There are altogether 400 members in the society. SASON as an organization of Professional sociologists and anthropologists has been conducting various academic activities like seminar, conferences, talk programmes, publications, etc. SASON is Committed to promoting academic endeavors in anthropology and Sociology in order to contribute towards the development of the country. Its broad objectives are to work towards professional advancement of the community of…

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Book Name: Sason Journal Of Sociology And Anthropology: Volume III 2012
Author Name: Dilli Ram Dahal, Laya Prasad Uprety, Bipin Kumar Acharya
Price: USD 6
Description:

SASON is a non-profit and non-governmental Organization, which was conceived by the professional academicians in 1985. There are altogether 400 members in the society. SASON as an organization of Professional sociologists and anthropologists has been conducting various academic activities like seminar, conferences, talk programmes, publications, etc. SASON is Committed to promoting academic endeavors in anthropology and Sociology in order to contribute towards the development of the country. Its broad objectives are to work towards professional advancement of the community of…

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Book Name: Readings In Anthropology And Sociology Of Nepal: Proceedings Of SASON Silver Jubilee Conference held
Author Name: Dilli Ram Dahal, Laya Prasad Uprety, Bipin Kumar Acharya
Price: USD 10
Description:

SASON is a non-profit and non-governmental Organization, which was conceived by the professional academicians in 1985. There are altogether 400 members in the society. SASON as an organization of Professional sociologists and anthropologists has been conducting various academic activities like seminar, conferences, talk programmes, publications, etc. SASON is Committed to promoting academic endeavors in anthropology and Sociology in order to contribute towards the development of the country. Its broad objectives are to work towards professional advancement of the community of…

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Book Name: Sason Journal Of Sociology And Anthropology: Volume 1
Author Name: Dilli Ram Dahal, Laya Prasad Uprety
Price: USD 6
Description:

SASON is a non-profit and non-governmental Organization, which was conceived by the professional academicians in 1985. There are altogether 400 members in the society. SASON as an organization of Professional sociologists and anthropologists has been conducting various academic activities like seminar, conferences, talk programmes, publications, etc. SASON is Committed to promoting academic endeavors in anthropology and Sociology in order to contribute towards the development of the country. Its broad objectives are to work towards professional advancement of the community of…

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Book Name: The Shahas of Western Nepal
Author Name: Dr Inga-Britt Krause
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

This book has been planned as an in-depth study of Rara village with enough information. The lucid style of the book makes its readers enthusiast the most important advantage is that it diligently goes to political autonomy and economic dependence in former Nepalese community. It also traces three castes - sah, Thakuris, Chetris and Doms who inhabited in Rara village. Also the book provides an analysis of the economic relationship and the kinship systems of Thakuris and Chetris. So it…

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Book Name: Nepal Mandala A cultural study of Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Mary Shepherd Slusser
Price: USD 90
Description:

In these volumes Mary Slusser has documented and illustrated the origins and evolution of the remarkable Nepalese civilization that evolved in the Kathmandu Valley - known for much of its long history as "Nepal Mandala." She studied and photographed the sculptures and shrines, mapped the old cities and traced their long-fallen walls, attended festivals, and collected legends and folklore. Because of religious conservatism she could not excavate, but thanks to centuries of isolation that ended only in 1951, "surface archaeology"…

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Book Name: The Cult of Kumari: Virgin Worship in Nepal
Author Name: Micheal Allen
Price: USD 15
Description:

Kathmandu Newar Buddhist girls as young as two years old are selected to become living incarnations of the Hindu goddess Taleju. Called Kumaris the children are worshiped daily by both priests and laity and until some sign of imperfection appears most commonly with the onset of menstruation they are required to live in accordance with a rigorous code of purity maintenance. In this book Dr. Alien provides a detailed ethnographic account of all of the principal manifestations of this remarkable…

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Book Name: Anthropology of Nepal Problems and Process
Author Name: Michael Allen
Price: USD 25
Description:

An International Conference on the Anthropology of Nepal: Peoples Problems and Processes was held in the Hotel Vajra Kathmandu from the 7th to the 14th September 1992. It was organized jointly by the Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS) Tribhuvan University and the Department of Anthropology University of Sydney. This volume includes research articles written by 13 Nepalese and 24 foreign scholars. A distinctive feature of the collection is the special attention accorded to the kind of contribution that…

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Book Name: Gods Men and Territory Society and Culture in Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Anne Vergati
Price: USD 15
Description:

The Newars who live in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal are well known for their urban civilisation as well as for the social organisation of their territory which they have conserved for centuries. The author shows that for the Newars there exists a complex relationship between gods and men and also that their notion of territory is inextricably linked with the sanctuaries and temples, where gods have precise sites. Even though political power has always been in the hands of…

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Book Name: Tales of Kathmandu: Folktales from the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal
Author Name: Karna Sakya, Linda Griffith
Price: USD 10
Description:

This book gives a comprehensive analysis of folklore in general, as well as a thematic and structural study of Nepalese folk tales. It draws comparisons between the genres of myths, legend and folklore, pointing out some little-known or forgotten characteristics of the later. This book helps the readers to understand the most interesting customs and traditions of Nepalese life-style. The stories in this book are collected from various ethnic groups living in different parts of Nepal. Emphasis is given to…

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Book Name: Tales of the Turquoise: A Pilgrimage in Dolpo
Author Name: Corneille Jest
Price: USD 8
Description:

Tales of the Turquoise is put together from day-to-day notes of events taken during a twenty day pilgrimage of many of the major temples,. shrines and sacred mountains of the Dolpo region of north-west Nepal. The authors companion, Karma, a nomad from Western Tibet, revealed himself to be an excellent story teller with a sense of humour. The journey was punctuated by Karmas stories which rapidly became an indispensible part ?of the days itinerary, stories which responded to the authors…

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Book Name: People, Politics & Ideology: Democracy and Social Change in Nepal
Author Name: Martin Hoftun, William Raeper, John Whelpton
Price: USD 30
Description:

This volume presents an account of political developments in Nepal since the ending of the Rana autocracy and the beginning of experiments with democracy. The book also analyzes the differing conceptions of democracy in Nepal and the extend to which democratic principles could actually be put into practice.

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Book Name: Nepal: Atlas & Statistics
Author Name: Harka Gurung
Price: USD 30
Description:

Nepal Atlas and Statistics

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Book Name: Nepals Failed Development: Reflection on Mission and Maladies
Author Name: Devendra Raj Pandey
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

I can understand why (the book) has been so favourably received. What stands out most prominently is its intellectual integrity. prof. Milton J. Esman, Cornell University The book is polemic narrative of Nepals development maladies dubiously crafted in pandays creative mind. It is a real drama, slowly dripping through the nib of his fountain pen, a drama that pulsates in every vein that can feel the pain of poverty... What he lends to the book is an authentic voice, a…

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Book Name: Gender and Social Exclusion in Nepal
Author Name: Lynn Bennett, Bandita Sijapati & Deepak Thapa
Price: USD 20
Description:

Gender and Social Exclusion in Nepal forms part of the Gender and Social Exclusion Assessment (GSEA) that was completed in two stages – in 2005 and 2011. The GSEA 2005 examined gender, caste and ethnicity as three interlocking factors that strongly influence individual and group access to assets, capabilities and voice in Nepal. This update looks at the changes that took place in the thinking, legal framework and development policies related to exclusion and inclusion after the 2006 People’s Movement,…

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