Hindu Kingship, Ethnic Revival, and Maoist Rebellion in Nepal
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Hindu Kingship, Ethnic Revival, and Maoist Rebellion in Nepal

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ISBN-13:
9780198072256
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2011
Seiten:
294
Autor:
Marie Lecomte-Tilouine
Gewicht:
295 g
Format:
213x140x18 mm
Serie:
Oxford India Paperbacks
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAP; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PUBLISHER'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION: STEREOTYPES, ALTEROCENTRISM, AND ALTERIZATION IN NEPAL;; 1. Spirits, Shamans, and Englishmen: Perception of the Others in Vir Caritra, a Nineteenth-Century Nepalese Novel;; 2. Hindu Power in a Tribal Territory: The Cult of Bhume among the Magars;; 3. The Enigmatic Pig: On Magar Participation in the State Rituals of Nepal;; 4. Desanskritization of the Magars; Ethno-History of a Group with No History;; 5. The Messianic and Rebel King Lakhan Thapa: Utopia and Idelology among the Magars;; 6. The Transgressive Nature of Hindu Kingship in Nepal;; 7. Regicide and Maoist Revolutionary Warfare in Nepal: Modern Incarnations of a Warrior Kingdom;; 8. 'Kill one, he becomes one hundred': Martyrdom as Generative Scarifice in the Nepal People's War; Postscript; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
This volume discusses issues of tribal identity and Maoist rebellion in the face of Hindu kingship and caste organization in Nepal. The author bases her analysis of identity and interactions on written and oral conversations.