Order, identity, and religion in Nepal

  title={Order, identity, and religion in Nepal},
  author={Linda Stone},
  journal={Reviews in Anthropology},
  pages={71 - 82}
  • Linda Stone
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • History
  • Reviews in Anthropology
Maskarinec, Gregory G. The Rulings of the Night: An Ethnography of Nepalese Shaman Oral Texts. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. xi + 276 pp. including glossary, references and index. $65.50 cloth, $22.95 paper. Parish, Steven M. Moral Knowing in a Hindu Sacred City: An Exploration of Mind, Emotion, and Self. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994. x + 342 pp. including notes, glossary, bibliography and index. $49.50 cloth, $17.50 paper. 



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