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Product ID: 9789937534773
Book Name: Bote Of Nepal
Author Name: Suresh Dhakal, Netra Bikram Sapkota
Price: USD 10
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Bote Of Nepal

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Product ID: 9789937553049
Book Name: The Life of the Buddha: Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists Sketchbooks
Author Name: Gudrun Buhnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot
Price: USD 30
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ABOUT THE BOOK: This book describes, analyses and reproduces line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are: 1) Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (circa late nineteenth century) 2) Manuscript 82.242.1-24, preserved in the Newark Museum (from the later part of the twentieth century) and 3) A section from manuscript 440 in the private collection of Ian Alsop, Santa Fe, New Mexico (early twentieth century). The line drawings…

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Product ID: 9789937594035
Book Name: Discourses of Awareness: Development, Social Movements and the Practices of Freedom in Nepal
Author Name: Tatsuro Fujikura
Price: USD 15
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Discourses of Awareness: Development, Social Movements and the Practices of Freedom in Nepal Tatsuro Fujikura Discourses of Awareness explores the ways in which projects of development and social transformation, through both their successes and failures, have helped produce new forms of imagination and socio-political engagements in Nepal. Combining historical and ethnographic analyses, the book shows, among other things, how the self-conception of contemporary village leaders, the revolutionary visions of the Maoists, and the mobilization for the liberation of bonded laborers,…

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Product ID: 9789937594127
Book Name: POWER FOR NEPAL: Odd Hoftun & the History of Hydropower Development
Author Name: Peter Svalheim; Translated by Katherine M. Parent
Price: USD 15
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"Odd Hoftun\'s life and work are much more than a calling. In his field, he is a pioneer. Based on Norway\'s history and development, he built up the power industry in Nepal in an unparalleled manner. Innovative, committed and determined, he provided power and water to hundreds of thousands of the poor in Nepal, and contributed to pushing the country into the future. His basis was an unshakeable belief in the human ability to help themselves. Hoftun\'s life and Nepal\'s…

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Product ID: 9789937594172
Book Name: Voicing Subjects : Public Intimacy and Mediation in Kathmandu
Author Name: Laura Kunreuther
Price: USD 15
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Voicing Subjects traces the relation between public speech and notions of personal interiority in Kathmandu. It explores two seemingly distinct formations of voice that have emerged in the midst of the country’s recent political and economic upheavals: a political voice associated with civic empowerment and collective agency, and an intimate voice associated with emotional proximity and authentic feeling. Both are produced and circulated through the media, especially through interactive technologies. The author argues…

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Product ID: 9789937597036
Book Name: Multi-Ethnic Interface in Eastern Nepal
Author Name: Anne Z. Parker
Price: USD 20
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Multi-Ethnic Interface in Eastern Nepal captures the complex and evolving dynamics between Nepal’s diverse ethnic groups in co-creating the landscape and the culture they live in. This exploration of Siddha Pokhari in eastern Nepal offers a intimate glimpse into the relationships between ethnic and caste groups, illuminating the nuanced processes and emergent properties of the interface of peoples, beliefs and cultures. The dynamics described here, inspired by Nepal’s exceptionally multi-ethnic scene, can provide a lens through which to understand the…

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Product ID: 9789937597074
Book Name: The Nepal Multidimensional Exclusion Index: Making Smaller Social Groups Visible and Providing a Bas
Author Name: Lynn Bennett & Dilip Parajuli
Price: USD 15
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Lynn Bennett worked at the World Bank from 1988 to 2011, including as the Gender Coordinator for the Asia Region and as Director for Social Development in the South Asia Region at the World Bank. She led the joint DFID/World Bank Gender and Social Exclusion Assessment (GSEA), the summary report of which was published in 2006 as Unequal Citizens: Gender, Caste and Ethnic Exclusion in Nepal. Dilip Parajuli is a Senior Economist with the South Asia Education Unit at the…

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Product ID: 9789937597135
Book Name: Sucāruvādadeśika: A Festschrift Honoring Professor Theodore Riccardi
Author Name: Todd Lewis & Bruce McCoy Owens (eds)
Price: USD 25
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Suc?ruv?dade?ika – a very beloved/beautiful/delightful teacher/guide whose speech/music is delightful – honors Professor Theodore Riccardi, Jr. of Columbia University through contributions by various of his students and colleagues. Professor Riccardi was known to them as an intellectual who studied, taught, mentored and served through the many years of his engagement with Nepal. The contributors to this volume reflect a range of academic expertise, moral engagement and artistic inspiration that he commanded among students, peers and colleagues, which they have tried…

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Product ID: 9789937597258
Book Name: History of Kings of Nepal: A Buddhist Chronicle (3 Volumes)
Author Name: Manik Bajracharya, Axel Michaels and Niels Gutschow
Price: USD 75
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Product ID: 9789937597272
Book Name: Land, Lineage and State: A Study of Newar Society in Mediaeval Nepal
Author Name: Prayag Raj Sharma
Price: USD 15
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This study of mediaeval Nepal (Kathmandu Valley) attempts to show how over a period of 600 years the interplay of land, lineage and state strongly shaped Newar society, including some of its key institutions such as kinship, guthi, religion and caste as well as their settlement patterns. With a focus on the mediaeval era and using both historical and anthropological methods, the author discusses the gradual development of the Newari language and culture from the Licchavi era until the 1980s.…

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Product ID: 9789937597289
Book Name: The History of Janakpurdham: A Study of Asceticism and the Hindu Policy
Author Name: Richard Burghart
Price: USD 40
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The History of Janakpurdham is a major contribution to the understanding of three important social persona in Hindu societies of South Asia: the ascetic, the Brahman and the king. Deviating from earlier discussions that focused on the binary opposition between the Brahman and the king, Burghart introduces a model of a trinity that included the ascetic. Besides being a rich ethnography of the Ramanandi order of ascetics, the book also provides a very detailed ethnohistory of Janakpurdham in…

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Product ID: 9789937597357
Book Name: Pasupatiksetra: A Historical Inventory
Author Name: Axel Michaels, Govinda Tandon
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9789937597371
Book Name: Breaking Views: Engaging Art in Post-Earthquake Nepal (Hardback)
Author Name: Christiane Brosius, sanjeev maharjan
Price: USD 40
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How do artists look at their lifeworld after a catastrophe such as the earthquake in Nepal 2015? What does art mean in this context, what can it ‘do’? This book is a collaborative effort responding to these and other questions. It brings together the expertise of artists and curators, an art historian and an anthropologist, to offer a set of perspectives that reflect friction, fragility and precarity as much as perseverance and resilient strongholds.…

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Product ID: 9789937597449
Book Name: The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and The Himalaya
Author Name: Hari Dhungana, gunjan Dhakal, Claire Femenias, Dinesh Kafle, Shrochis Karki, Ananta Koirala, Deepak
Price: USD 18
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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 2012
2018, pp. vi + 298

Authors: Hari Dhungana, gunjan Dhakal, Claire Femenias, Dinesh Kafle, Shrochis Karki, Ananta Koirala, Deepak aryal, Shamik Mishra, Harsha Man Maharjan, Saumitra Neupane, Lokranjan Parajuli, Jacob Rinck, James Sharrock, Alban Von Stockhausen, Marion Wettstein

The papers contained in this volume were presented at the Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, 18 to 21 July, 2012,…

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Product ID: 9789937597456
Book Name: Nepali Musicmakers: Between The Dales of Darjeeling and The Vales of Kathmandu
Author Name: Peter J. Karthak
Price: USD 25
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This book is an accidental product, an incidental result... Two of my other long-form pieces appear for the first time in this book ... They are, 'Other Encounters: Darjeeling' and 'Other Encounters: Kathmandu.' These twin folios mention and highlight those Nepali music makers - many past by now and quite a few still practicing their crafts, of two musical crucibles, one in the town of Darjeeling and the other in the capital city of Kathmandu.

This book is…

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Product ID: 9789937597517
Book Name: Essays on Nepal: Past and Present
Author Name: Sam Cowan
Price: USD 17
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Sam Cowan's unique essays are essential for the specialist and highly entertaining for the generalist. His analyses of the battles of the Maoist insurgency, or 'People's War, were pathbreaking when originally published and remain deeply insightful. What he has to say on frontiers, human rights abuses, corruption in high places, and the misjudgements and foibles of Nepal's rulers, makes for compulsive reading.

-David Gellner Professor of Anthropology, University of Oxford

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Product ID: 9789937597531
Book Name: The Politics of Change Reflections on Contemporary Nepal
Author Name: Deepak Thapa
Price: USD 5
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This companion volume to A Survey of the Nepali People in 2017 has been designed to provide insights into the general socio-political context in which the survey was conducted. The contributors provide perspectives on a range of topics to highlight issues pertinent to the changes Nepal has experienced in recent years, particularly since the adoption of the new constitution in 2015 and the 2017 elections. These include politics at the national and local levels;…

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Product ID: 9789937623315
Book Name: Chitaabaata Uddhar Gariyeko Chinaa (Nepali Language)
Author Name: Kk. Panday
Price: USD 10
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Chitaabaata Uddhar Gariyeko Chinaa (Nepali Language) Kk. Panday

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Product ID: 9789937623377
Book Name: Behind Her Wedding Veil: Struggles of My Rebellious Mother
Author Name: Kk. Panday
Price: USD 10
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Editor\'s Impressions: Through the history of one family, the author gives us a unique glimpse of the evolution of Nepal over the past century. The personal journeys of his grandmother, mother, father and not least of the author himself have a great deal to tell us about where Nepal has come from and where it is going. Though this book ranges far and wide, it is always to the greatest single influence in his life-his mother-that the author returns. His…

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Product ID: 9789937623469
Book Name: Erotic Exposition in Nepalese Temples
Author Name: Sagar and Sunil
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Original Price: USD 5

Discount Price: USD 4

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Erotic Exposition in Nepalese Temples Sagar and Sunil

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