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Author: Pratyoush Onta, Mark Liechty, Seira Tamang, Tatsuro Fujikura, Lokranjan Parajuli

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In this issue:

- Madhes and the Nepali State
- Reading Maoist Memoirs
- Corporate Friendly Nepali Dailies
- Rural Reporting
- Reading Historical Texts from South Asia
- Locating Place in Samrat Upadhyaya's Fiction
- Mawdudi's Islamic Revivalist Ideology
- Book Reviews

Studies in
Nepali History
and Society 
Volume 17 No. 1 June 2012 (Asàr 2069 v.s.)

CONTENTS

Editorial Note    1

Articles
Khattam Kathmandu: The Question of Place in
Samrat Upadhyay’s Fiction    3
Andrew Nelson 

Corporate Friendly Nepali Dailies: 
A Case Study of KFC Coverage    25 
Indra Dhoj Kshetri    

Mawdudi’s Islamic Revivalist Ideology 
and the Islami Sangh Nepal    41
Megan Adamson Sijapati

Towards a Case Typology of Historiography:
Reading Historical Texts from South Asia    63
Yogesh Raj

Reading Nepali Maoist Memoirs 107
Michael Hutt

Commentaries
Some Initial Comments on the Failed Constitution 
Building Process    143
Bipin Adhikari

Rural Reporting in Contemporary Mainstream
English Print Media in Nepal 155
Ruhi Tewari

Of Madhes and the Nepali State 175
Bhaskar Gautam

Book Reviews
Ken’ichi Tachibana, Hyoushou no Minzokushi:
Nepâru Senjuumin Chepan no Mikuro Sonzairon (An Ethnography
of Representations: The Micro-Ontology of the
Chepang, a Nepali Indigenous People); and
Kazuyuki Watanabe, Hitsuji Kai no Minzokushi: Nepâru Iboku
Shakai no Shigen Riyou to Shakai Kankei (Ethnographical
Study of Sheep Herders: Resources Use and Social
Relationships among Transhumant Society of Nepal), 191
by Katsuo Nawa

Niels Gutschow, Architecture of the Newars: A History of
Building Typologies and Details in Nepal (Three volumes), 198
by Shiva Rijal

Bhaskar Gautam and Jagannath Adhikari, eds., Sahar??karan.:
J??vika?ko Bibidh A?ya?m,    206
by Gaurab KC