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Selves in time and place : identities, experience and history in Nepal / edited by Debra Skinner, Alfred Pach, III and Dorothy Holland.

By: Skinner, Debra
Contributor(s): Pach, Alfred | Holland, Dorothy C
Language: English Publisher: Lanham, Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.Description: xii, 342p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0847685993
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Book Book British Museum Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KWMB [SKI-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L71203
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Includes references. - Contents: Introduction / D. Skinner, D. Holland, A. Pach; I, Personal trajectories. Fate, domestic authority and women's wills / M. Des Chene; Narrative subversions of hierarchy / S.M. Parish; Contested selves, contested femininities / D. Skinner, D. Holland; Narrative constructions of madness in a Hindu village / A. Pach; II, Cultural productions of identity. Consumer culture and identities in Kathmandu / M. Liechty; Situating persons: honor and identity / Ernestine McHugh; Tibetan identity layers in the Nepal Himalayas / Stan Mumford; Crossing boundaries: ethnicity and marriage in a Hod village / P. Ghimire; Engendered bodies, embodied genders / Kathryn S. March; III, Politicized selves. The case of the disappearing shamans / S.B. Ortner; Imagined sisters: the ambiguity of women's poetics and collective actions / E. Enslin; Growing up Newar Buddhist / Todd Lewis; Afterword. Selves in motion / Robert I. Levy.