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Product ID: 9789937597517
Book Name: Essays on Nepal: Past and Present
Author Name: Sam Cowan
Price: USD 17
Description:

Sam Cowan's unique essays are essential for the specialist and highly entertaining for the generalist. His analyses of the battles of the Maoist insurgency, or 'People's War, were pathbreaking when originally published and remain deeply insightful. What he has to say on frontiers, human rights abuses, corruption in high places, and the misjudgements and foibles of Nepal's rulers, makes for compulsive reading.

-David Gellner Professor of Anthropology, University of Oxford

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Product ID: 9789937623315
Book Name: Chitaabaata Uddhar Gariyeko Chinaa (Nepali Language)
Author Name: Kk. Panday
Price: USD 10
Description:

Chitaabaata Uddhar Gariyeko Chinaa (Nepali Language) Kk. Panday

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Product ID: 9789937623377
Book Name: Behind Her Wedding Veil: Struggles of My Rebellious Mother
Author Name: Kk. Panday
Price: USD 10
Description:

Editor\'s Impressions: Through the history of one family, the author gives us a unique glimpse of the evolution of Nepal over the past century. The personal journeys of his grandmother, mother, father and not least of the author himself have a great deal to tell us about where Nepal has come from and where it is going. Though this book ranges far and wide, it is always to the greatest single influence in his life-his mother-that the author returns. His…

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Product ID: 9789937623469
Book Name: Erotic Exposition in Nepalese Temples
Author Name: Sagar and Sunil
Price:

Original Price: USD 5

Discount Price: USD 4

Description:

Erotic Exposition in Nepalese Temples Sagar and Sunil

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Product ID: 9789937623506
Book Name: The Mountain Boy and the Foreign Aid Circus
Author Name: Claude W. Bobillier
Price:

Original Price: USD 8

Discount Price: USD 6.4

Description:

Claude Bobillier was born in a modest family in the Swiss Alps in August 1939. Never having felt home in his native land, he left for New Zealand as a young adult. After years of struggle, he finally emerged with a doctorate and embarked on a career in development. Twenty eight years working in thirty different countries in Asia and Africa advising corrupt and incompetent governments and arrogant western aid bureaucracies, have allowed him to witness first hand the scandals…

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Product ID: 9789937623551
Book Name: Man and His House in the Himalayas: Ecology of Nepal
Author Name: Gerard Toffin
Price:

Original Price: USD 25

Discount Price: USD 20

Description:

Man and His House in the Himalayas: Ecology of Nepal  by Gerard Toffin

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Product ID: 9789937623803
Book Name: Behind Closed Eyes
Author Name: Jason Siff
Price: USD 11.95
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Product ID: 9789937623810
Book Name: Encountering Newar Buddhism: An Introduction through its Rituals and Stories
Author Name: Todd T. Lewis
Price: USD 15
Description:

Todd Lewis is one of a small group of scholars who have quietly been carrying out a revolution in our understanding of Mah?y?na Buddhism. We still find it stated that the Buddhism of Nepal is ‘inauthentic’, ‘corrupt’ and ‘unworthy of consideration by those wanting a better understanding of Buddhism because of its syncretistic nature with Hinduism’. Yet scholars like Todd Lewis have taught us to see the Buddhism of Nepal as a perfectly ‘orthodox’ expression of Mah?y?na Buddhism ‘in a…

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Product ID: 9789937623858
Book Name: Reply from Tibet
Author Name: Dharma Ratna Yami
Price: USD 10
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Product ID: 9789937623872
Book Name: Mustang in Black and White
Author Name: Photographs By Kevin Bubriski, Text by Sienna Craig
Price: USD 45
Description:

Book Details:

Author: Photographs by Kevin Bubriski , Text by Sienna Craig
Pages: High Quality Fox Fine Textured Paper., pp. 152., B&W Pictures.
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9789937623872
Publisher: Vajra Books
Binding: Hard Bound

Book Blurbs

Much has been philosophized about black and white. It was Eugene Smith (1918-1978) who commenced this working style in a powerful way... Kevin Bubriski shares this sensibility with Smith... It is all about marking places. - Niels Gutschow

In the…

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Product ID: 9789937623995
Book Name: Manifesting Gods and Remedial Faults: The Masta Cult of Western Nepal
Author Name: Hayami Yasuno
Price: USD 16
Description:

This study is an ethnographic exploration of the Masta cult of a Brahman village named Ludku in the Sija Valley in the Karnali Basin of Western Nepal. It clarifies how the Brahmans turn to the oracular deities, Mastas, when they fall victims to human injustice and supernatural afflictions and that the Mastas work as agents of dos which is translated as remedial faults in opposition to pap (sin) which is generally beyond redemption. The Mastas possess mediums called dhamis who give advice…

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Product ID: 9789937665421
Book Name: Witnessing Palace, Power and Politics: Memoir of a Military Secretary
Author Name: Vivek Kumar Shah
Price: USD 20
Description:

A memoir of a former military secretary, it takes us deep into the intrigues at the Narayanhiti Roayal Palace and provide an inside-view into the momentous events of our times: the Royal Massacre, King Gyanendra's wresting of all executive powers, the Maoists' armed rebellion and its genesis and the forces backing it, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Nepal's mainstream political parties and the Maoists, the end of monarchy, and the…

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Product ID: 9789937711005
Book Name: The Rise of the House of Gorkha
Author Name: Ludwig F. Stiller S.J.
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Rise of the House of Gorkha, provides us with a very readable narrative of how the work of the political conquest of territorial Nepal was achieved between 1740 and 1816. Relying on the more fundamental work done by Mahesh C. Regmi on the economic incentives and impact of the era of conquest, Stiller provided us what is still the best account of the relationship between land the military that…

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Product ID: 9789937711012
Book Name: Prithvinarayan Shah: The Founder of Modern Nepal
Author Name: Tulasi Ram Vaidya
Price: USD 10
Description:

Prithvinarayan Shah was a great strategist, a good warrior and daring commander. The whole life of Prithvi Narayan Shah passed in struggle. In that struggle he had to suffer many ups and downs. He is to be credited for having laid the foundation of a big kingdom i.e. Nepal. He will ever remain as a great ruler in the history of the country.

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Product ID: 9789937711029
Book Name: The Silent Cry: The People of Nepal 1816- 1839
Author Name: Ludwig F. Stiller S.J.
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Silent Cry is the story of the People of unified Nepal during a trying period of adjustment and searching of goals. This story begins with the Treaty of Sugauli signed in 1816 and continues through to the death of Prime Minister Bhim Sen Thapa in 1839. 

In this book, Ludwig F. Stiller, a leading Nepalese historian, has described the Treaty of Sugauli as "a beginning rather than an end to Nepal's time of troubles." The Treaty was signed on…

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Product ID: 9789937711135
Book Name: Jaya Prakash Malla: The Brave Malla King of Kantipur
Author Name: T. R. Vaidya
Price: USD 10
Description:

 

Jaya Prakash Malla Is An Outcome Of A Dispassionate Examination Of The Available Sources, Conducted In A Spirit Of Severe Impartiality, Complete Neutrality And A Careful Analysis Without Any Preconceived Notion. He Is Depicted By Mot Of The Historians As An Arrogant, Haughty, Tyrant, Unpopular King. There Are Many Similarities Between Jaya Prakash Malla And Tipu Sultan. Line Tipu, He Preferred Death Of Surrender. There Are Very Few Biographical And Documentary Proofs On Jaya Prakash Malla…

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Product ID: 9789937905817
Book Name: Lost in Transition: Rebuilding Nepal From the Maoist Mayhem and Mega Earthquake
Author Name: Kul Chandra Gautam
Price:

Original Price: USD 15

Discount Price: USD 15

Description:

Nepal is a land of spectacular natural beauty and abundant natural resources, in a strategic geographic location between China and India, with their large and vibrant economies. With such favourable assets and the tremendous goodwill of the international community, Nepal ought to have a galloping economy and a prosperous society. Yet, it remains mired in poverty and is considered one of the world’s least developed countries.

What holds Nepal’s economy back? And what would it take to unleash its development…

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Product ID: 9789937921251
Book Name: Global Citizen from Gulmi: My Journey From the Hills of Nepal to the Halls of United Nations
Author Name: Kul Chandra GAutam
Price: USD 13
Description:

'Global Citizen from Gulmi' recounts Kul Chandra Gautam's journey from a remote village in Nepal, lacking schools, roads and electricity, to the highest ranks of UNICEF. By turns serious, amusing and poignant, it shares the highs and the lows of an illustrious career spanning three decades. It contains candid anecdotes about Gautam's interactions with international personalities such as Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bill Gates, Eduard Shevardnadze and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand as well as UNICEF's…

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Product ID: 9789937924580
Book Name: On His Majesty's Service: Royals, Hippies and Hustlers, British Film Makers and Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles for Conservation in the Himalayas
Author Name: Hemanta R. Mishra and Jim Ottaway, Jr.
Price: USD 16
Description:

On his 
MAJESTY'S SERVICE

Royals, Hippies & Hustlers, British Film Makers &
Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American
Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles 

for Conservation in the Himalayas

 

About the Authors

Dr. HEMANTA RAJ MISHRA was part of the pioneering team that created a comprehensive network of National Parks and Protected areas, and a comprehensive wildlife…

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Product ID: 9789974446879
Book Name: Khumbu Since 1950: Cultural, Landscape, and Climate Change in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Khumbu, Nepal
Author Name: Alton C. Byers, Ph.D.
Price:

Original Price: USD 15

Discount Price: USD 11

Description:

Khumbu Since 1950

Cultural, Landscape, and Climate Change in the Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) National Park, Khumbu, Nepal

 

A photograph captures an instant. But we can represent time and the change it brings by repeat photography. Pictures taken decades, or even a century apart, show us how the world has changed and is changing. Nowhere is before-and-after photography as dramatic as in portraying climate change, urbanisation and the rapid…

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