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Product ID: 978813210524
Book Name: The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas: Local Attachments and Boundary Dynamics (Governance, Con
Author Name: Joanna Pfaff-Czamecka (Author), Gerard Toffin (Author)
Price: USD 34.95
Description:

This volume is an exploration of the various forms of bonds and attachments by which individuals in the Himalayan regions of India and Nepal are bound to their groups. To grasp these phenomena adequately, the book proposes a new analytical approach through the concept of belonging. The book is based on several case studies carried out by anthropologists, historians, and geographers who help bring together rich ethnographical data from different regions of the Himalayas. Organized in three parts, it describes…

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Product ID: 9788172732929
Book Name: Nepal: Democracy in Transition
Author Name: Navin Mishra
Price: USD 15
Description:

Nepal began the trasition from the 14th century absolute monarchy to a 20th century multiparty democracy and constitutional moarchy in 190. Duri9ng the brief parliamentary period that followed, as many as nineteen different commnist parties appeared. Frustrated with government policies, the largest-the Communist Party of Nepal-withdrew from the political process in 1994 and then, in 1996, launched a people's War, hoping to install a Maoist government.

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Product ID: 9788173030103
Book Name: Himalayan Householder: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes
Author Name: Thomas E. Fricke
Price: USD 12
Description:

The book is an attempt to describe and place into context the processes that encourage population expansion in Nepali mountain communities. The author takes a closer look at the adaptive strategies employed by these people and how these strategies intersect with demographic and household processes. This is a study in cultural anthropology based mainly on demography and household processes that characterize an agropastoral people of north central Nepal.

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Product ID: 97881730304310
Book Name: Rhythms of a Himalayan Village
Author Name: Hugh R. Downs
Price: USD 25
Description:

Rhythms of a Himalayan Village fuses splendid photographs and text to capture the Buddhist Sherpa community of Gompa Zhung in northeastern Nepal, revealing a world where the sacred and secular coexist in harmony. The opening section of the book, Celebration, recreates a festival called Mani Rimdu. At its heart is a mystery play in which every event corresponds to a different aspect of an individual spiritual awakening as he moves beyond greed, anger and negligence to illumination.

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Product ID: 9788173054600
Book Name: Hath-Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia
Author Name: Masatoshi A. Konishi
Price: USD 100
Description:

This is the first attempt to have an overall view of the history of handmade paper in South Asia ranging from prehistory of paper to the present situation of paper manufacture, based on extensive and intensive fieldworks carried out in 1977-78, 1994-95 and 2003 in various countries in South Asia, West and Central Asia, and in Europe. Researches were carried out on the textual references to early Indian paper, searching into the catalogues of old manuscripts as well as on…

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Product ID: 9788173054600
Book Name: Hath- Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia
Author Name: Masatoshi A. Konishi
Price: USD 100
Description:

Hath- Kaghaz: History Of Handmade Paper In South Asia by Masatoshi A. Konishi

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Product ID: 9788175418660
Book Name: Perspectives on Nepal: Recent History and Indo-Nepal Relations
Author Name: Deb Mukharji
Price: USD 17
Description:

The past three decades have been momentous in the life of Nepal. From the attenuated democracy of the 90s, still under the shadow of the palace, Nepal has emerged…

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Product ID: 9788175968929
Book Name: Wandering with Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas
Author Name: Sondra L. Hausner
Price: USD 26
Description:

In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers?sadhus or ascetics?in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away of social commitments, and their break with family and community, renouncers in fact regularly interact with "householder" society. They form a distinctive, alternative community with its own internal structure, but one that is not located in any single place. Highly mobile and dispersed across the…

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Product ID: 9788178357744
Book Name: Nepal: Transition to Democratic Republican State
Author Name: B. C. Upreti
Price: USD 20
Description:

Nepal is passing through a critical phase of political transformation. Since the royal coup of 2005; the Maoist ceasefire and April 2006 movement for democracy to April 2008 Constitutional Assembly, the country has witnessed a number of complex phases of political developments. The declaration of Nepal as a republican state, abolition of monarchy and the rise of the CPN (Maoist) party to the centre stage of politics are significant developments. The issues of framing a new constitution,…

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Product ID: 9788180698130
Book Name: Thapa Politics In Nepal
Author Name: K.L. Pradhan
Price: USD 26
Description:

Thapa Politics In Nepal

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Product ID: 9788182749207
Book Name: Maoist Threat in India: A Red Corridor From Nepal to Tamil Nadu
Author Name: Dr. B.P. Saha
Price: USD 44
Description:

The book is not merely a narrative or a pen-picture of the extremist out-fits and their activities in several states in India. Truly, it is an unflinching testimony of the extremist movements, its fast growth in seven states, defection by many leaders, birth  of independent out-fits, enthusiastic response from the vast section of neglected, exploited and down-trodden mass, various facets of the movement, inter action with leaders in jail, its initial success and sign of decay, etc, depicted relying on…

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Product ID: 9788183630641
Book Name: Understanding Sustainable Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation: Small Farmer's Perspective in Nepal
Author Name: Dr. Yogendra Prasad Acharya
Price: USD 20
Description:

This book reflects small farmers perspectives on development and poverty alleviation. It examines sustainable development initiatives in developing world. Successful management of micro finance organizations is a constant advantage in the dynamic nature of today's development organizations. Development banks and government agencies around third world are turning to micro finance project management to achieve long run development objectives at grass root level. It is hoped that this book will be…

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Product ID: 9788183631389
Book Name: Politics of Geo Politics: Continuity and Change in India Nepal Relations
Author Name: Lok Raj baral
Price: USD 20
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Product ID: 9788183631419
Book Name: Making New Nepal: From Students Activism to Mainstream Politics
Author Name: Amanda Therese Snellinger
Price: USD 15
Description:

One of the most important political transitions to occur in South Asia in recent decades was the ouster of Nepal s monarchy in 2006 and the institution of a democratic secular republic in 2008. Based on extensive ethnographic research between 2003 and 2015, Making New Nepal provides a snapshot of an activist generation s political coming-of-age during a decade of civil war and ongoing democratic street protests.

Amanda Snellinger illustrates this generation s entr e into politics through the stories…

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Product ID: 9788183631426
Book Name: The Making Of 'Cash Maoism' In Nepal: A Thabangi Perspective
Author Name: Pawan Patel
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9788184006964
Book Name: Sikkim: Requim for a Himalayan Kingdom
Author Name: Andrew Duff
Price:

Original Price: USD 25

Discount Price: USD 25

Description:

The book “Sikkim – Requiem For A Himalayan Kingdom” is an extremely well researched book by Andrew Duff, a freelance journalist based in London. It provides valuable insight into late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s thinking and her firm resolve and ruthlessless in annexing the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim in 1975.

Against the backdrop of a Cold War machinations in Asia, the author recounts the last days of this landlocked Kingdom and the inside story of its last King Palden…

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Product ID: 9788185618135
Book Name: Monk, Householder, and Tantric Priest: Newar Buddhism and its Hierarchy of Ritual
Author Name: David N. Gellner
Price: USD 20
Description:

Many misconceptions circulate in the West about Tantric religion, whether Buddhist or Hindu, mainly because scholars have relied exclusively on textual sources. Here, for the first time, is an account of how Tantric Buddhism works in practice. Monk, Householder and Tantric Priest is a detailed ethnography of the Mahayana and vajrayana (Tantric) Buddhism of the Newars of the Kathmandu valley, Nepal. It describes the way of life and social organisation…

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Product ID: 9788186227572
Book Name: A Short History of Mustang (10th-15th century)
Author Name: Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 25
Description:

A Short History of Mustang (10th-15th century Roberto Vitali

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Product ID: 9788187392927
Book Name: In Hope and in Fear: Living through the people\'s war in Nepal
Author Name: David Seddon
Price: USD 25
Description:

In Hope and in Fear provides a unique insight into how ordinary Nepalis experienced and lived through the Maoist insurgency. Their hopes and their fears, and the way in which they responded to and coped with the anxieties, tensions and pressures generated by the conflict, are the central concern of this collection. Providing a historical background to the launching of the Maoist insurgency in February 1996, the first part of the book also gives perspectives on developments from 1996 up…

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Product ID: 9788187393023
Book Name: Building Political Culture in Nepal
Author Name: Meena Vaidya Malla
Price: USD 25
Description:
This book looks critically at various crucial aspects of the political culture of Nepal on the basis of Nepal's geography, economy, social hierarchy, ethnic groups, religion, and gender.It investigates their access, barrier, quality,trend dimensions, and reviews political culture during different historical periods of Nepal. It is basically a study of attitude and orientation people towards political parties, leaders,opposition, union demonstration, bureaucracy, foreign interference…
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