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Massacre at the palace : the doomed royal dynasty of Nepal

Author: Jonathan Gregson
Publisher: New York : Talk Miramax Books, ©2002.
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Offers a portrait of the royal family of Nepal and the crown prince, Dipendra, who slaughtered his father, the king, his mother, and his siblings, and provides a look at a troubled monarchy and a nation in turmoil.
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Gregson, Jonathan.
Massacre at the palace.
New York : Talk Miramax Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)656196127
Named Person: Shah dynasty; Shah dynasty; König) Birendra Bir Bikram (Nepal
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Gregson
ISBN: 0786868783 9780786868780
OCLC Number: 49828482
Description: xiv, 255 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Shooting Cats ix --
1 Of Cows and Kings 1 --
2 A Country Called Nepal 19 --
3 The Regency Syndrome 35 --
4 A House Divided 51 --
5 The Century of Captivity 65 --
6 The Shamsher Supremacy 83 --
7 King Tribhuvan & Sons 101 --
8 Heir Apparent 119 --
9 Behind Palace Walls 137 --
10 Love and Marriage 153 --
11 Star-Crossed Lovers 169 --
12 The Family Reunion 181 --
13 The Sounds of Silence 205 --
14 Laid to Rest? 227 --
15 A New Model Monarchy 241.
Other Titles: Doomed royal dynasty of Nepal
Responsibility: Jonathan Gregson.
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Offers a portrait of the royal family of Nepal and the crown prince, Dipendra, who slaughtered his father, the king, his mother, and his siblings, and provides a look at a troubled monarchy and a nation in turmoil.

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