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Books on Nepal

Product ID: 9788193610404
Book Name: 19th Century Nepal
Author Name: H A Oldfield
Price: USD 25.95
Description:

This beautifully illustrated volume by a colonial doctor and artist contains a fascinating account of mid-19 th century Nepal placed in context by a distinguished contemporary scholar of Nepalese history. The reader gets a close look at the royal families, their intrigues, the way that British influence and power grew, the country’s natural beauty, and its geographical features.
This edition contains a modern introduction by Professor Tri Ratna Manandhar, former…

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Product ID: 9788193610411
Book Name: Buddhism in Nepal
Author Name: H A Oldfield
Price: USD 24
Description:

This beautifully illustrated volume by a colonial doctor, observer of life, and artist, contains a detailed account and visuals about Buddhism in century Nepal. It shows how the lives of the Hindu and Buddhist communities inter-twined at various stages in history and the ways in which Nepalese Buddhism is different from the way the faith developed in other countries.

With a modern introduction by Professor Tri Ratna Manandhar, former Vice Chancellor, Lumbini Buddhist University, Lumbini…

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Product ID: 9788193626023
Book Name: Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution
Author Name: Harish Kapadia
Price: USD 30
Description:

 Portrays a history of 90 years of Himalayan climbing and exploration, using the best possible sketch maps from the Himalayan Journal

The last 90 years have been a glorious period in Himalayan exploration. As explorers from across the globe have attempted to discover the Himalaya, the Himalayan Club has played a pioneering role in chronicling their expeditions for posterity. The accompanying maps, from the Himalayan Journal, are a historical treasure capturing various facets…

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Product ID: 97891784974589
Book Name: House Of Snow: An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal
Author Name: Ed Douglas
Price: USD 35
Description:

House of Snow includes over 50 excerpts of fiction and non-fiction inspired by the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage of this fascinating country. Here are explorers and mountaineers, poets and political journalists, national treasures and international stars such as Michael Palin amd Jon Krakauer, Laxmi Prasad Devkota and Manjushree Thapa—all hand-picked by well-known authors and scholars of Nepali literature including Samrat Upadhyay, Michael Hutt, Isabella Tree and Thomas Bell.

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Product ID: 9789350024171
Book Name: Revolution, Yes! Right Liquidation, No! : Series of Letters Sent to the Headquarters of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
Author Name: Yogendra Dhakal
Price: USD 20
Description:

This book is a thorough exposition, analysis, and refutation of the political line that saw the Nepali Maoist party give up the Peoples War, give up the base areas, give up the Peoples Liberation Army, and surrender all of their revolutionary demands to join the electoral parliamentary system. Nine years since the peace process, the Nepali Maoists have split into two, three and more factions, and are confused and divided amongst themselves.

The Nepali Maoists fought a ten year Peoples…

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Product ID: 9789350025253
Book Name: Federal Nepal Trials and Tribulations
Author Name: Dipendra Jha
Price: USD 25
Description:

Federal Nepal: Trials and Tribulations is Jha's debut non-fiction book, which includes insights from the perspective of a constitutional lawyer and insider for political parties during the constitution drafting process. The book exposes the manipulations in the constitution writing and implementing process and the dilution of the agenda of change, including federalism. It was expected that Nepal's new constitution would help reform the state uniting Madhesi, Tharu, Janjatis, women and hill people. But the…

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Product ID: 9789350981771
Book Name: The Rise of Revolution: Internal Displacement in Contemporary Nepal
Author Name: Monika Mandal
Price: USD 30
Description:

 

This volume focuses on Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and IDPs in South Asia. The volume begins with an overview of Maoist rebels in 1996, as they launched a ‘people’s war’ to overthrow the monarchy and establish a socialist republic in Nepal. Specifically, it attempts to bring out the tensions between minority ethnic groups and low castes in the rural areas and the upper caste Hindus who still have a…

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Product ID: 9789353040642
Book Name: Nepal: A Country in Transition
Author Name: Dwarika Nath Dhungel, Madan Kumar Dahal
Price: USD 20
Description:

Created in 1768, Nepal is one of the few countries to have escaped the colonial occupation. However, since Nepal opened up to the modern world in 1951, it has faced a series of political upheavals, followed by volatile constitutional experiments, leading to increasing risks to its very basic structure.
Nepal: A Country in Transition analyses the crux of ongoing upheavals on multiple fronts, and helps in a comprehensive understanding of the problems facing the country.…

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Product ID: 9789380565668
Book Name: The Nepal New Constitution and Madhesi Movement
Author Name: Dr. Krishna Kumari, Prashant Kumar Jha
Price: USD 38.5
Description:

The Nepal New Constitution and Madhesi Movement by Dr. Krishna Kumari, Prashant Kumar Jha

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Product ID: 9789382059479
Book Name: Understanding Nepal in Contemporary TImes
Author Name: Pramod Jaiswal
Price: USD 60
Description:

Understanding Nepal in Contemporary TImes  by Pramod Jaiswal

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Product ID: 9789382711407
Book Name: From The Streets Of Kathmandu
Author Name: Basu Rai
Price: USD 10
Description:

From The Streets Of Kathmandu by Basu Rai

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Product ID: 9789383316724
Book Name: Nepal- India: Open Border's Security and Challenges
Author Name: Sushil K. Naidu
Price: USD 25
Description:

Nepal's second Constitut Assembly has to deliver a constitution by January 22, 2015. But the country faces a deeply polarized polity, with little possibility of a broad based constitution being delivered by that day. HT spoke to a range of Nepali Politicians and diplomats in Kathmandu last week, besides drawing on existing literature, to connect dots and bring together an explainer of the constitutional process in Nepal; its history; as well as the nature of the current moment. On September…

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Product ID: 9789383316731
Book Name: India-Nepal Border: Regional Cooperation and Cross Border Trade
Author Name: Sushil K. Naidu
Price: USD 25
Description:

India is Nepal's largest trade partner and source of foriegn investment; India is also the only transit providing country for Nepal. Nepal shares a border of about 1850 kilometres with five Indian states - Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal Sikkim. An Close Neighbours, India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation characterized by open borders and deep-rooted people to people contacts of kinsip and culture. The relation between trade, infrastructure and economic development within countries is…

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Product ID: 9789383930333
Book Name: India-China-Nepal: Decoding Trilateralism
Author Name: Pramod Jaiswal, Geeta Kochhar
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9789383930517
Book Name: Nepal's Foreign Policy and Her Neighbours
Author Name: Pramod Jaiswal, Geeta Kochhar
Price: USD 32
Description:

Nepal's Foreign Policy and Her Neighbours by Pramod Jaiswal, Geeta Kochhar

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Product ID: 9789383996056
Book Name: Society and Economy in Ancient Nepal
Author Name: Dr. Prakash Narayan
Price: USD 15
Description:

Society and Economy in Ancient Nepal by Dr. Prakash Narayan

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Product ID: 9789385755361
Book Name: The Prisoner in Kathmandu: Brian Hodgson in Nepal 1820-43
Author Name: Charles Allen
Price: USD 16
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Product ID: 9789385755880
Book Name: Thamel : Dark Star of Kathmandu
Author Name: Rabi Thapa
Price: USD 8
Description:

'Thamel is a many-splendoured thing...It's a bar, a parlour, a trek store, a whore, a bore, the core of the week, end of a line, flung to the future, blast from the past, blowing through as you watch another wasted sunset fade into the mauve llight of night...A thousand signs clamouring for your attention, bad at the best of times, sublime when you don't expect it, the village all grown up and demanding a pair of Levi's.'

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Product ID: 9789385932052
Book Name: A Difficult Transition
Author Name: Mandira Sharma and Seira Tamang
Price: USD 20
Description:

The Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia research project (coordinated by Zubaan and supported by the International Development Research Centre) brings together, for the first time in the region, a vast body of research on this important – yet silenced – subject. Six country volumes (one each on Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and two on India, as well as two standalone volumes) comprising over fifty research papers and two book-length studies, detail the histories of sexual violence and…

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Product ID: 9789388070195
Book Name: Hostage: Inspired by the True Story of Nepali Migrants
Author Name: Greta Rana
Price: USD 6
Description:

 

Hari Prasad, a boatman living by the banks of the Rapti in the plains of Nepal, is saddled with debts and responsibility for his three children and wife. Left with no other option, he seeks employment in the Gulf. After five years of working at a resort in a desert near Dubai, he is able to pay off his loans, reclaim his ancestral land, put his children through school, and return home. But when…

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