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By John Whelpton

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 background makes a speciality of the interval because the overthrow of the Rana kinfolk autocracy in 1950–51, the early chapters are dedicated to the origins of the dominion and the evolving family members of its assorted peoples. by way of drawing on learn on Nepal's surroundings, society and political associations, the writer portrays a rustic of amazing contrasts, which has been regularly buffeted via 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 family members in 2001, while the rustic erupted into civil battle. The ebook, first released in 2005, is accomplished and its obtainable method will attract scholars, pros and people vacationing the region.

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