Studies in

Nepali History

and Society


Volume 14 No. 2 December 2009 (Pus 2066 v.s.)





The Politics of Land Reform in Nepal: 1951-1964 (pp. 217-259)

Peter Gill


Fields and Writings: Fifty Years of French Anthropology in Nepal (pp. 261-301)

Gérard Toffin


Civic Engagement and Deliberative Governance: The Case of Community Forest Users' Federation, Nepal (pp. 303-334)

Hemant R Ojha


Independent Radio and Public Engagement in Nepal, 1997-2007 (pp. 335-366)

Pratyoush Onta


To be a Nepaliya...(in Nepali, pp. 367-404)

CK Lal



Update on the Constituent Assembly (pp. 405-422)

Martin Chautari


Scholar of the Newars: The Life and Work of John K. Locke (pp. 423-440)

Gregory Sharkey


Book Reviews

Sushma Joshi, The End of the World, (pp. 441-445)

by James Sharrock


Marcella Sirhandi, Royal Nepal Through the Lens of Richard Gordon Matzene, (pp. 445-448)

by Mark Liechty


Michael Wilmore, Developing Alternative Media Traditions in Nepal, (pp. 448-452)

by Lal Deosa Rai




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