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Himalayan space : cultural horizons and practices / edited by Balthasar Bickel and Martin Gaenszle.

By: Bickel, Balthasar
Contributor(s): Gaenszle, Martin
Language: English Publisher: Zurich : Völkerkundemuseum, 1999.Description: 278p. : ill., maps ; 23cm.ISBN: 390910536X
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Book Book British Museum Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KWMB [BIC-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L73088
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction: cultural horizons and practices / B. Bickel, M. Gaenszle; Spatial categories of the Newars / G. Toffin; Cultural formalism and spatial language in Belhara / B. Bickel; The up-down dimension in Rai grammar and mythology / Karen Ebert; Travelling up - travelling down: the vertical dimension in Mewahang Rai ritual journeys / M. Gaenszle; Cardinal directions in Magor mythology / Michael Oppitz; Nomen est numen: western Tamang oral ritual texts / A. Höfer; Parallel landscapes: ritual and political values of a shamanic soul journey / Judith Pettigrew.