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The sacred town of Sankhu : the anthropology of Newar ritual, religion and society in Nepal

Author: Bal Gopal Shrestha
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2012.
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This book presents a detailed view on Newar society and culture, its socio-economic, socio-religious and ritual aspects, concentrating on a single Newar town of Sankhu in the Valley of Nepal. The foundation of the town of Sankhu is attributed to the godde.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bal Gopal Shrestha
ISBN: 144383825X 9781443838252 1299659020 9781299659025
OCLC Number: 825978073
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 615 pages) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: by Bal Gopal Shrestha.

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