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Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface

Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface

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Frontmatter -- General Editor's Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction / FISHER, JAMES F. -- SECTION ONE General Issues -- Fourfold Classifications of Society in the Himalayas / ALLEN, N. J. -- Kinship and Culture in the Himalayan Region / MOODEY, RICHARD W. -- Cultural Implications of Tibetan History / NAKANE, CHIE -- Homo hierarchicus Nepalensis: A Cultural Subspecies / FISHER, JAMES F. -- Hierarchy or Stratification? Two Case Studies from Nepal and East Africa / CAPLAN, A. PATRICIA -- Himalayan Research: What, Whither, and Whether / BERREMAN, GERALD D. -- SECTION TWO The South Asian Perspective -- Actual and Ideal Himalayas: Hindu Views of the Mountains / BHARATI, AGEHANANDA -- Stratification and Religion in a Himalayan Society / RAHA, MANIS KUMAR -- Changing Patterns of Multiethnic Interaction in the Western Himalayas / NITZBERG, FRANCES L. -- An Additional Perspective on the Nepali Caste System / HITCHCOCK, JOHN T. -- Maiti-Ghar: The Dual Role of High Caste Women in Nepal / BENNETT, LYNN -- Dhikurs: Rotating Credit Associations in Nepal / MESSERSCHMIDT, DONALD A. -- The Role of the Priest in Sunuwar Society / FOURNIER, ALAN -- A New Rural Elite in Central Nepal / HÖFER, ANDRÁS -- Nepalis in Tibet / BISTA, DOR BAHADUR -- Modernizing a Traditional Administrative System: Sikkim 1890-1973 / ROSE, LEO E. -- Bureaucracy and Bureaucrats: A Few Themes Drawn from the Nepal Experience / GOODALL, MERRILL R. -- SECTION THREE The Central Asian Perspective -- The Retention of Pastoralism among the Kirghiz of the Afghan Pamirs / SHAHRANI, M. NAZIF -- Correlation of Contradictions: A Tibetan Semantic Device / EKVALL, ROBERT B. -- The White-Black Ones: The Sherpa View of Human Nature / ORTNER, SHERRY B. -- Tibetan Oracles / PETER PRINCE OF GREECE AND DENMARK -- Some Aspects of Pön / TRUNGPA, CHÖGYAM -- Tibetan Bon Rites in China: A Case of Cultural Diffusion / JACKSON, ANTHONY -- The Saintly Madman in Tibet / ARDUSSI, JOHN / EPSTEIN, LAWRENCE -- Trans-Himalayan Traders in Transition / FÜRER-HAIMENDORF, CHRISTOPH VON -- Tibetan Communities of the High Valleys of Nepal: Life in an Exceptional Environment and Economy / JEST, CORNEILLE -- Tibetan Culture and Personality: Refugee Responses to a Culture-Bound TAT / MILLER, BEATRICE D. -- Εthnogenesis and Resource Competition among Tibetan Refugees in South India: A New Face to the Indo-Tibetan Interface / GOLDSTEIN, MELVYN C. -- The "Abominable Snowman": Himalayan Religion and Folklore from the Lepchas of Sikkim / SIIGER, H. -- SECTION FOUR Perspectives Merged: The Newars -- Notes on the Origins of the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal / DOHERTY, VICTOR S. -- Symbolic Fields in Nepalese Religious Iconography: A Preliminary Investigation / SCHMIDT, RUTH L. -- Intercaste Relations in a Newar Community / TOFFIN, GÉRARD -- The Role of the Priest in Newar Society / GREENWOLD, STEPHEN MICHAEL -- Structure and Change of a Newari Festival Organization / ISHII, HIROSHI -- A Descriptive Analysis of the Content of Nepalese Buddhist Pūjās as a Medical-Cultural System with References to Tibetan Parallels -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects


Verlag De Gruyter Mouton
Ersterscheinung Januar 1979
Maße 236 mm x 160 mm x 45 mm
Gewicht 1117 Gramm
Format Hardcover
ISBN-13 9789027977007
Auflage Reprint 2011
Seiten 584