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Many Tongues, One People The Making of Tharu Identity in Nepal

ISBN-10: 0801487285

ISBN-13: 9780801487286

Edition: 2002

Authors: Arjun Guneratne

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Description:

The Tharu of lowland Nepal are a group of culturally and linguistically diverse people who now define themselves as a single ethnic group. Arjun Guneratne's study of the Tharu presents a new definition of ethnicity.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 3/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Note to the Reader
Introduction: Ethnicity and Culture
The Tharu and the Tarai
Ethnicity and the Nepali State
Land, Labor, and Politics
Organizing the Elite
The Making of Tharu Identity
Conclusion
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index