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Product ID: 9789937597258
Book Name: History of Kings of Nepal: A Buddhist Chronicle (3 Volumes)
Author Name: Manik Bajracharya, Axel Michaels and Niels Gutschow
Price: USD 75
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Product ID: 9789937597272
Book Name: Land, Lineage and State: A Study of Newar Society in Mediaeval Nepal
Author Name: Prayag Raj Sharma
Price: USD 15
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This study of mediaeval Nepal (Kathmandu Valley) attempts to show how over a period of 600 years the interplay of land, lineage and state strongly shaped Newar society, including some of its key institutions such as kinship, guthi, religion and caste as well as their settlement patterns. With a focus on the mediaeval era and using both historical and anthropological methods, the author discusses the gradual development of the Newari language and culture from the Licchavi era until the 1980s.…

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Product ID: 9789937597289
Book Name: The History of Janakpurdham: A Study of Asceticism and the Hindu Policy
Author Name: Richard Burghart
Price: USD 40
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The History of Janakpurdham is a major contribution to the understanding of three important social persona in Hindu societies of South Asia: the ascetic, the Brahman and the king. Deviating from earlier discussions that focused on the binary opposition between the Brahman and the king, Burghart introduces a model of a trinity that included the ascetic. Besides being a rich ethnography of the Ramanandi order of ascetics, the book also provides a very detailed ethnohistory of Janakpurdham in…

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Product ID: 9789937597357
Book Name: Pasupatiksetra: A Historical Inventory
Author Name: Axel Michaels, Govinda Tandon
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9789937597371
Book Name: Breaking Views: Engaging Art in Post-Earthquake Nepal (Hardback)
Author Name: Christiane Brosius, sanjeev maharjan
Price: USD 40
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How do artists look at their lifeworld after a catastrophe such as the earthquake in Nepal 2015? What does art mean in this context, what can it ‘do’? This book is a collaborative effort responding to these and other questions. It brings together the expertise of artists and curators, an art historian and an anthropologist, to offer a set of perspectives that reflect friction, fragility and precarity as much as perseverance and resilient strongholds.…

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Product ID: 9789937597449
Book Name: The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and The Himalaya
Author Name: Hari Dhungana, gunjan Dhakal, Claire Femenias, Dinesh Kafle, Shrochis Karki, Ananta Koirala, Deepak
Price: USD 18
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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 2012
2018, pp. vi + 298

Authors: Hari Dhungana, gunjan Dhakal, Claire Femenias, Dinesh Kafle, Shrochis Karki, Ananta Koirala, Deepak aryal, Shamik Mishra, Harsha Man Maharjan, Saumitra Neupane, Lokranjan Parajuli, Jacob Rinck, James Sharrock, Alban Von Stockhausen, Marion Wettstein

The papers contained in this volume were presented at the Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, 18 to 21 July, 2012,…

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Product ID: 9789937597456
Book Name: Nepali Musicmakers: Between The Dales of Darjeeling and The Vales of Kathmandu
Author Name: Peter J. Karthak
Price: USD 25
Description:

This book is an accidental product, an incidental result... Two of my other long-form pieces appear for the first time in this book ... They are, 'Other Encounters: Darjeeling' and 'Other Encounters: Kathmandu.' These twin folios mention and highlight those Nepali music makers - many past by now and quite a few still practicing their crafts, of two musical crucibles, one in the town of Darjeeling and the other in the capital city of Kathmandu.

This book is…

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Product ID: 9789937597517
Book Name: Essays on Nepal: Past and Present
Author Name: Sam Cowan
Price: USD 17
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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
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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
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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
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Original Price: USD 5

Discount Price: USD 4

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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
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Original Price: USD 8

Discount Price: USD 6.4

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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
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Original Price: USD 25

Discount Price: USD 20

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