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Product ID: 9789388070584
Book Name: The Wayward Daughter: A Kathmandu Story
Author Name: Shradha Ghale
Price: USD 6
Description:

Sumnima Tamule is in a crisis. Her friends at Rhododendron High School—all girls from semi-royal and other rich families—will soon be going abroad, but she, with second-division marks in her final exams, might have to settle for a grimy little college in town. Her parents, plodding away in middle-class Kathmandu, are deeply disappointed, and all their hopes are now pinned on Numa, her sister. Sundry cousins from their village in far-off Lungla—driven out by poverty…

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Product ID: 9789937005050
Book Name: Sankhu: Historical and Cultural Heritage
Author Name: Dilli Raj Sharma, Tek Bahadur Shrestha
Price: USD 40
Description:

The book deals with the comprehensive picture of Sankhu, an ancient historical place located north-east of the Kathmandu valley. The site was also important for its strategic location of trade route to Tibet. The work mainly covers settlement history, political history, religion, artistic importance, architectural details, and fair and festivals based on field data. it also tries to identify the unique features of the town in terms of traditional practices and art expressions.

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Product ID: 9789937005326
Book Name: The Great Boudha Stupa
Author Name: Binod Karki, Sachin Yagol Shrestha
Price: USD 35
Description:

The Great Boudha Stupa by Binod Karki, Sachin Yagol Shrestha

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Product ID: 9789937014670
Book Name: Nepali Anthropology New Direction and Contributions
Author Name: Binod Pokharel, Janak Rai, Mukta singh Lama Tamang
Price: USD 15
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Pummeled by an unprecedented number of political upheavals and disasters, Nepal has been doughtily struggling to rise from the ruins. Notwithstanding this fact, the anthropology discipline has 'come of age' in Nepal due to the history of its teaching for more than three decades at the Tribhuvan University and research tradition maintained by native anthropologists for more than six decades despite its institutional infancy of less a year with the establishment of independent Central Department of Anthropology (CDA)…

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Product ID: 9789937019217
Book Name: Birds of Nepal: The Art of Hira lal Dangol and His Family Legacy
Author Name: Hira Lal Dangol
Price: USD 40
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Product ID: 9789937022385
Book Name: Kinship Studies in Nepali Anthropology
Author Name: Laya Prasad Uprety, Binod Pokharel, Suresh Dhakal
Price: USD 15
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Product ID: 9789937028332
Book Name: The Birds of the Bagmati and Taudaha Area, 2003-2016: Status, Stories and Trends of 263 Bird Species in The Kathmandu Valley,Nepal
Author Name: Arend Van Riessen
Price: USD 40
Description:

Does the Kathmandu valley have a beach and gulls? Are house Crows waiting for Godot or for the Booted Eagle? Why did Taudaha’s cormorants increase at the same time as Pharping’s Buddhist monasteries? Which birds you only see when you stay home? How do bird species trends reflect the local environmental changes? Why the Black Redstart refuses to stay longer than a few days at a time in the Kathmandu Valley? And did the Alexandrine parakeet conquer the Kathmandu Valley…

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Product ID: 9789937032032
Book Name: The Cultural Heritage of Nepal, before, during and after the 2015 Earthquakes : Current and Future Challenges
Author Name: Articles from Multiple Authors
Price: USD 20
Description:

Contributors: Rohit Ranjitkar, Anne Claire Juramie, Karine Ladrech, David Andolfatto, Gudrun Buhneman, Naresh Shakya, Neel Kamal Chapagain, Kai Weise, Robin Coningham, Suresh Suras Shrestha, Anie joshi, Roland Chih-Hung Lin, Susanne Von Der Heide, Gyanin Rai, 

Some 20 International academics and heritage experts analyse the situation of cutural heritage in Nepal before, during and after the 2015 earthquakes.

This book is the outcome of a collective initiative. Nepali and international experts aim at expressing their views and methodology regarding…

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Product ID: 9789937032032
Book Name: The Cultural Heritage of Nepal, before, during and after the 2015 Earthquakes : Current and Future Challenges
Author Name: Articles from Multiple Authors.
Price: USD 20
Description:

Contributors: Rohit Ranjitkar, Anne Claire Juramie, Karine Ladrech, David Andolfatto, Gudrun Buhneman, Naresh Shakya, Neel Kamal Chapagain, Kai Weise, Robin Coningham, Suresh Suras Shrestha, Anie joshi, Roland Chih-Hung Lin, Susanne Von Der Heide, Gyanin Rai, 

Some 20 International academics and heritage experts analyse the situation of cutural heritage in Nepal before, during and after the 2015 earthquakes.

This book is the outcome of a collective initiative. Nepali and international experts aim at expressing their views and methodology…

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Product ID: 9789937042819
Book Name: Shivadharmottar (Shivadharma puran ditiyaKhanda: Parichayatmak Bhumika ra Anuvad
Author Name: Prof. Dr. Bhagvatprasad Sharma, Dr. Rita Gyawali (paudyal)
Price: USD 15
Description:

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Prof. Dr. Bhagvatprasad Sharma, Dr. Rita Gyawali (paudyal)

National Archives, Nepal

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Product ID: 9789937044042
Book Name: Nepal India China: Relations in the 21st Century
Author Name: Shambhu Ram Simkhada
Price: USD 10
Description:

Nepal's location between India and China is a fact of geography. China and India are both changing, and Nepal too is experiencing far-reaching changes.This is also a reality. Historically, Nepal has been the meeting point of two great civilizations, and today the central Himalaya is one of the epicenters of an impending global paradigm shift. A small nation between two big powers is considered to be 'revenge of geography'. Translating revenge into reward requires political skill and diplomatic ability to…

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Product ID: 9789937044042
Book Name: Nepal India China Relations in the 21st Century
Author Name: Shambhu Ram Simkhada
Price: USD 15
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Product ID: 9789937049511
Book Name: Studies in Historical Documents from Nepal and India
Author Name: Simon Cubelic, Axel Michaels, Astrid Zotter
Price: USD 40
Description:
This volume is the outcome of the conference "Studying Documents in Pre-Modern South Asia and Beyond: Problems and Perspective", held 4-6 October 2015 in Heidelberg. In bringing together experts from different fields--including Indology, Tibetology, History, Anthropology, Religious Studies, and Digital Humanties--it aims at exploring and rethinking issues of diplomatics and typology, the place of documents in relation to other texts and literary genres, methods of archiving and editing…
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Product ID: 9789937049528
Book Name: Anupanmanjari: Pragya Nepali Tikaasahitaa
Author Name: National Archives Nepal
Price: USD 10
Description:

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Anupanmanjari ( Pragya Nepali Tikaasahitaa)

Nepal Archives, Nepal 

 

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Product ID: 9789937096065
Book Name: Facts of Nepal 2019
Author Name: Basnet, Karki and Dabadi
Price: USD 8
Description:

The fifth instlament of Facts of Nepal series. The booklet covers 19 sectors which depict various aspects of the social, economic and cultural condition of the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Product ID: 9789937100946
Book Name: Nepali in Context: A Topical Approach To Learning Nepali
Author Name: Daniel Watters, Narendra B. rajbhandary
Price: USD 40
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Product ID: 9789937103312
Book Name: The Nepali Diaspora: Migrants, Ministry and Mission
Author Name: Valerie M Inchley
Price: USD 25
Description:

Dr. Inchley is a medical doctor from the UK who has spent over 40 years living and working in Nepal. Initially she was based in the west in Pokhara but latterly in Kathmandu. Originally, she worked in a variety of roles in a health and development INGO but after the onset of multiparty democracy, she became involved in Bible teaching and this later led to her visiting migrants in the world-wide Nepali…

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Product ID: 9789937104074
Book Name: An Outline History of Nepal
Author Name: Yagya Nath Acharya/Narayan Prasad Uprety
Price: USD 6
Description:

Synopsis: It covers the whole span of Nepalese history. Its comprehensive and accessible approach will appeal to students, teachers and professionals alike

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Product ID: 9789937203289
Book Name: Social Sciences In A Multicultural World: Proceedings Of The International Conference
Author Name: Kailash Pyakuryal, Bhanu Timseena, Bipin Acharya, Gyanu Chhetri, Mina D. Uprety
Price: USD 15
Description:

SASON is a non-profit and non-governmental Organization, which was conceived by the professional academicians in 1985. There are altogether 400 members in the society. SASON as an organization of Professional sociologists and anthropologists has been conducting various academic activities like seminar, conferences, talk programmes, publications, etc. SASON is Committed to promoting academic endeavors in anthropology and Sociology in order to contribute towards the development of the country. Its broad objectives are to work towards professional advancement of the community of…

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Product ID: 9789937213677
Book Name: Gaiety of Spirit: The Sherpas of Everest
Author Name: Frances Klatzel
Price: USD 30
Description:

Since the birth of modern mountaineering, the term Sherpa has been used to refer to Himalayan men working as guides on expeditions in and around the area of Mount Everest. Known mostly for their remarkable mountaineering skills and expertise, Sherpas are much more than mere high-altitude porters.

The Sherpas are an extraordinary ethnic people who settled the remote valleys in the Himalayas about 500 years ago and whose culture is steeped in the rich philosophical traditions of Himalayan Buddhism. As…

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