Nepal culture shift! reinventing culture in the Himalayan kingdom by Madhu Raman Acharya

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Published by Adroit Publishers in Delhi .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-356) and index.

Book details

StatementMadhu Raman Acharya.
LC ClassificationsHN670.9.A8 A25 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 364 p. ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3595499M
ISBN 108187392266
LC Control Number2002314188

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