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Author Name    Eden Vansittart

Title   Gurkhas (Handbooks for the Indian Army)

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Size   19 x 25 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2012

ISBN    8120607031 / 9788120607033

Seller ID   102896

This book, compiled for the Indian Army, gives a clear and concise account of the various Gurkha tribes and castes found in Nepal. In the compiling of this book, the author referred to all the know works written about Nepal, or its inhabitants; a large part of the book consists of extracts from these other authorities. The book is divided geographically into central and eastern Nepal. Starting with 2 chapters on the geography and history of Nepal, the book describes the customs, habits, festivals of the Gurkha tribes such as : Thakurs, Khas, Gurungs, Magars, Tharus, Kitantis, Limbus, Rais, Sumwars, Murmis, etc. The book also contains notes on Gurkha recruiting, a brief account of Buddhism, and a list of the districts, talukas, zillas, and villages of Nepal. This work was first published in 1906.Printed Pages: 244.

Gurkhas (Handbooks for the Indian Army) Eden Vansittart

Price = 14.00 USD

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