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

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, 1991 - History - 282 pages
1 Review
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

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

Contents

Historical Background
9
People and Society
27
Tribes and Traditions
50
Copyright

6 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information