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The Sacred Town of Sankhu

The Anthropology of Newar Ritual, Religion and Society in Nepal

The Sacred Town of Sankhu( )
Author: Shrestha, Gopal Bal
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publisher
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $92.95
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"The book is a perceptive ethnography of Sankhu focused on its social structure, religion and culture, lately in the throes of change. Dr Shrestha has done extensive fieldwork to collect data, which are supplemented by a close and critical assessment of available textual material relating to the local myths, legends and historical traditions. This book is exemplary ethnography of the social, cultural and religious practices of the Newars written by an insider who is a promising scholar...
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