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By John Whelpton

ISBN-10: 0521800269

ISBN-13: 9780521800266

ISBN-10: 0521804701

ISBN-13: 9780521804707

Nepal emerged as a unified nation over 2 hundred years in the past, targeted at the Kathmandu Valley with its thousand years of city civilisation. whereas John Whelpton's historical past makes a speciality of the interval because the overthrow of the Rana kin autocracy in 1950–51, the early chapters are dedicated to the origins of the dominion and the evolving kin of its various peoples. by means of drawing on examine on Nepal's surroundings, society and political associations, the writer portrays a rustic of notable contrasts, which has been regularly buffeted by way of its neighbours, the 2 Asian giants, China and India. monetary and political turmoil over the past fifty years got here to a climax within the bloodbath of the royal relations in 2001, while the rustic erupted into civil struggle. The e-book, first released in 2005, is complete and its obtainable technique will entice scholars, execs and people vacationing the region.

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