9780415650588

The Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415650588

  • ISBN 10:

    0415650585

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 12/23/2014
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820 to 1843 during which time he wrote and publisged xtensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art history, linguistics, ornithology and ethnography, critically examine Hodgson's life and achievement within the context of his contribution to scholarship. Many of the drawings photographed for this book have not previously been published.

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