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Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments

Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199483556
eISBN:
9780199097692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199483556.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Darjeeling occupies a special place in the South Asian imaginary with its Himalayan vistas, lush tea gardens, and brisk mountain air. Thousands of tourists, domestic and international, annually flock ... More


Political Violence in Nepal from Unification to Janandolan I: The Background to ‘People’s War’

John Whelpton

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter analyses episodes of political violence in Nepal from the creation of the state through the conquests of King Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha in the late eighteenth century up to 1990, ... More


Reciting the Goddess: Narratives of Place and the Making of Hinduism in Nepal

Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199341160
eISBN:
9780190844561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book presents a new perspective on the making of Hinduism in Nepal with the first book-length study of Nepal’s goddess Svasthānī and the popular Svasthānīvratakathā textual tradition. In the ... More


Dil Maya: Fragments of a Life

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter is based on some nine hours of taped conversations with an elderly Lhotshampa woman, named ‘Dil Maya’ in a refugee camp. In his reconstruction, the author attempts to recover an ... More


Introduction

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Introduction emphasizes that Bhutan’s origins and heritage are Buddhist and that its older languages are Tibeto-Burman. Bhutan is widely known as a place where a culture has been preserved that ... More


Matters of History

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the history of Bhutan and the history of Nepali migration to Bhutan. The author describes how the refugees use the terms umbho (‘above’) and undho (‘below’) to distinguish ... More


Southern Bhutan in Early British Accounts

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the history of Southern Bhutan as recorded in British colonial accounts. Though these are inevitably coloured by colonial preoccupations, they shed valuable light on the ... More


The Settlement and Administration of the South

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the development of an administration in southern Bhutan where Nepali migrants settled first in Samchi and Sibsu in its southwestern corner. The author details how the ... More


Lhotshampa Culture

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the nature of ‘Bhutanese Nepaliness’, and Lhotshampa perceptions of their own culture and society as being more conservative than their ‘Nepali’ or ‘Gorkha’ counterparts across ... More


The Asymmetry of Cultural versus Genetic Reproduction

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The incompatibility of cultural and genetic reproduction results in anti-sexual attitudes and institutions in human social life; these may be seen as varying ways in which a socio-cultural system ... More


Gendered Labor: Experiences of Nepali Women within Pan-Ethnic Informal Labor Markets in Boston and New York

Shobha Hamal Gurung and Bandana Purkayastha

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how contemporary globalization has created gendered labor by drawing on the experiences of Nepali immigrant women within pan-ethnic informal labor markets in Boston and New York ... More


Men

Nicole Constable

in Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Who are the men? How do men and women meet? Do their goals correspond? Chapter 4 turns to the vast diversity of nationalities, histories, and juridical status of men who become the fathers of the ... More


Alignment in transitive clauses: case determining agreement

András Bárány

in Person, Case, and Agreement: The Morphosyntax of Inverse Agreement and Global Case Splits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198804185
eISBN:
9780191842399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804185.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

After having discussed how agreement can determine Case in Chapter 4, this chapter moves on to discuss how Case can determine (and restrict) agreement. In many languages, the verb can only agree with ... More


An Unexpected Archive: The

Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

in Reciting the Goddess: Narratives of Place and the Making of Hinduism in Nepal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199341160
eISBN:
9780190844561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341160.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 3 presents a literary and linguistic historiography of the Svasthānīvratakathā textual tradition from the earliest extant manuscript of 1573 CE to the present. The chapter maps out major ... More


Development of verb-verb complexes in Indo-Aryan

Benjamin Slade

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the historical development and properties of verb-verb compounds in Indo-Aryan, with reference to verb-verb compounds in Dravidian. The history of modern Indo-Aryan verb-verb ... More


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