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