Order in Paradox: Myth, Ritual and Exchange among Nepal's Tamang

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Title:Order in Paradox: Myth, Ritual and Exchange among Nepal's Tamang

ISBN:8120813693

Author:David H. Holmberg

Publisher:Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Publish Year:2015

Edition:Reprint Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Anthropology/ Sociology | Nepal | Nepal Anthropology | Nepal Culture and Custom

Language:English

Remarks:Notes, Maps, Figures, Table, Glossary, Bibliography and Index.

Pages:265

Size:140 x 216 mm

Weight(gms):420

Price:USD 6.59

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  • This lively account of ritual, religion, and exchange in the Tamang society of Nepal is sophisticated and well written. Holmberg draws on his informative descriptions of Tamang Buddhism for comparative insights into marriage exchange caste, sacrifice, and the coherence of religious fields..... The study illuminates the diversity of types of sacrifice the study illuminates the diversity of types of sacrifice the interplay of spoken and written ritual languages and the paradox of exchange that differentiates while promising to unify

    David H. Holmberg

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