David N. Gellner and Declan Quigley
Title Contested Hierarchies
Book Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Oxford University Press 1998
019564848X / 9780195648485
Seller ID 017705
Contested Hierarchies is an innovative collaborative study by six anthroplogists (two British, one American, one French, one Japanese and one Nepali) of a famous complex society, that of the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Focusing on the core institutions of kinship and intercaste relations, the different contributions toContested Hierarchies analyse the cultural specificities of Newar society. Printed Pages: 378 with numerous halftones.