The Newars

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Title:The Newars


Author:Gopal Singh Nepali

Publisher:United Asia Publications

Publish Year:1965

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Hard Back

Subject:Nepal Anthropology | Nepal Culture and Custom


Remarks:B&W Photographs, Map, Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Good. No dust jacket. Green cloth board cover faded, soiled and slightly dent on corners. Slightly shaken in hinge and free back endpaper is loose. The edges of pages and leaves are sunned foxed, . Apart from these, the book can be taken as good condition.


Size:142 x 240 mm


Price:USD 200.00

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  • The Newars of Nepal are a people with a high degree of material culture and a distinctive social organization. Though stray references on them are available from the pioneering accounts of Levi, Hodgson Oaldfield, K.P. Chattopadhyaya and others, there has been no systematic ethno-sociological study on the subject.

    Gopal Singh Nepali

    Gopal Singh Nepali was born in Kathmandu in 1926, but brought up and educated in India at Varanasi and Bombay. He took his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Bombay. He taught as assistant lecturer at Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Bombay and as lecturer in Sociology at the University of Gorakhpur before joining Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi as lecturer in Sociology in 1963. Dr. Nepali retired from the department of sociology, Banaras Hindu University as professor on Jan. 31, 1986. He was also then holding the directorship of Centre for the Study of Nepal, Banaras Hindu University. He was subsequently appointed professor at the Centre for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal (West Bengal), where he worked for two years. Dr. Nepali was a professor at the Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.
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