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Historical dictionary of Nepal

Author: Nanda R Shrestha; Keshav Bhattarai
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Scarecrow Press, 2003.
Series: Asian/Oceanian historical dictionaries, no. 46.
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"The Historical Dictionary of Nepal offers a concise account of Nepal's history and political evolution, focusing on the period since the rise of Prithvi Narayan Shah in 1743 and on the developments of the past fifty years. In addition, valuable information is provided on the country's economy, population, social systems, and cultural continuity and change in order to highlight growing Western influence. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shrestha, Nanda R.
Historical dictionary of Nepal.
Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Scarecrow Press, 2003
(OCoLC)657301967
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nanda R Shrestha; Keshav Bhattarai
ISBN: 0810847973 9780810847972
OCLC Number: 51931102
Description: lviii, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Maps Chapter 2 Tables Chapter 3 Editor's Foreword Chapter 4 Acknowledgments Chapter 5 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 6 Notes to the Reader Chapter 7 Chronology Chapter 8 Introduction Chapter 9 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 10 Appendix: Prime Ministers and Council Chairmen, 1951-2003 Chapter 11 Glossary Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 About the Authors
Series Title: Asian/Oceanian historical dictionaries, no. 46.
Responsibility: Nanda R. Shrestha, Keshav Bhattarai.
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