Contributions to Nepalese Studies

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 1, January

Case Markers in the Chhathare Limbu
Introduction Limbu has four major dialects--Panthare, Phedappe, Taplejunge and Chhathare. Among them, the Chhathare dialect is quite distinct from other dialects because its speakers can easily understand other dialects but the speakers of other...
Manadeva Samvat: An Investigation into an Historical Fraud
Nullius in verba Don't take anybody's words for granted. Motto of the Royal Society, London There is no Manadeva II, King or Feudatory Between Ganadeva (Samvat 479-487) and sivadeva I (Samvat 512-535) there is no king named Manadeva. Although...
Proximate Causes of Conflict in Nepal
Introduction The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has made the entry of Nepal as a country, razed by violent domestic conflict for file first time in its annual report SIPRI 2003. This is a loud expression of internal conflicts expanding...
Sociology in Nepal: Underdevelopment Amidst Growth
Rise of Sociology The rise of social sciences in the post-16th century Western Europe has widely been attributed to the enormous political, economic and cultural contradictions-and struggles--generated by the twin crises of feudalism and "faith",...