The Gorkha conquests: the process and consequences of the unification of Nepal, with particular reference to eastern Nepal

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Oxford University Press, 1991 - History - 282 pages
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This book traces the creation of the modern Nepalese State through the aggrandizement of the principality of Gorkha. It challenges the dominant view of the entire process as one of national unification, and maintains that the creation of the State in the absence of popular socio-cultural integration makes the notion of national unification invalid.

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The author of the book Dr Kumar Pradhan passed away on 20th Dec 2013.


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