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Himalayan anthropology : the Indo-Tibetan interface

Author: James F Fisher
Publisher: The Hague : Mouton ; Chicago : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, 1979.
Series: World anthropology.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F Fisher
ISBN: 0202900673 9780202900674
OCLC Number: 5776517
Notes: Papers prepared for the 9th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973.
Description: xvi, 567 pages : with illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fourfold classifications of society in the Himalayas / N.J. Allen --
Kinship and culture in the Himalayan region / Richard W. Moodey --
Cultural implications of Tibetan history / Chie Nakane --
Homo hierarchicus Nepalensis : a cultural subspecies / James F. Fisher --
Hierarchy or stratification? Two case studies from Nepal and East Africa / A. Patricia Caplan --
Himalayan research : what, whither, and whether / Gerald D. Berreman --
Actual and ideal Himalayas : Hindu views of the mountains / Agehananda Bharati --
Stratification and religion in a Himalayan society / Manis Kumar Raha --
Changing patterns of multiethnic interaction in the western Himalayas / Frances L. Nitzberg --
An additional perspective on the Nepali caste system / John T. Hitchcock --
Maiti-ghar : the dual role of high caste women in Nepal / Lynn Bennett --
Dhikurs : rotating credit associations in Nepal / Donald A. Messerschmidt --
The role of the priest in Sunuwar society / Alan Fournier --
A new rural elite in central Nepal / András Höfer --
Nepalis in Tibet / Dor Bahadur Bista --
Modernizing a traditional administrative system : Sikkim 1890-1973 / Leo E. Rose --
Bureaucracy and bureaucrats : a few themes drawn from the Nepal experience / Merrill R. Goodall --
The retention of pastoralism among the Kirghiz of the Afghan Pamirs / M. Nazif Shahrani --
Correlation of contradictions : a Tibetan semantic device / Robert B. Ekvall --
The white-black ones : the Sherpa view of human nature / Sherry B. Ortner --
Tibetan oracles / H.R.H. Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark --
Some aspects of Pön / Chögyam Trungpa --
Tibetan Bön rites in China : a case of cultural diffusion / Anthony Jackson --
The saintly madman in Tibet / John Ardussi and Lawrence Epstein --
Trans-Himalayan traders in transition / Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf --
Tibetan communities of the high valleys of Nepal : life in an exceptional environment and economy / Corneille Jest --
Tibetan culture and personality : refugee responses to a Tibetan culture-bound TAT / Beatrice D. Miller --
Ethnogenesis and resource competition among Tibetan refugees in South India : a new face to the Indo-Tibetan interface / Melvyn C. Goldstein --
The "abominable snowman" : Himalayan religion and folklore from the Lepchas of Sikkim / H. Siiger --
Notes on the origins of the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal / Victor S. Doherty --
Symbolic fields in Nepalese religious iconography : a preliminary investigation / Ruth L. Schmidt --
Intercaste relations in a Newar community / Gérard Toffin --
The role of the priest in Newar society / Stephen Michael Greenwold --
Structure and change of a Newari festival organization / Hiroshi Ishii --
A descriptive analysis of the content of Nepalese Buddhist pūjās as a medical-cultural system with references to Tibetan parallels / William Stablein.
Series Title: World anthropology.
Responsibility: ed., James F. Fisher.

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