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Dress of the Ranas of Nepal

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Rana rule in Nepal began in 1846, when, against a background of internecine strife within the ruling elite, Jung Bahadur (1816–1877) seized power. By 1850 Jung Bahadur had removed all his rivals, installed a new king on the throne...

Nepal

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Nepal’s peoples can be divided by caste, ethnicity, race, language, and religion. Most of the Indo-Aryans are Hindus whose mother tongue is Nepali. The 2001 census identified at least forty-four ethnic groups, mostly Tibeto-Burman...

‘Ladies from Hell’

Thomas S. Abler

Thomas Abler, University of Waterloo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinterland Warriors and Military Dress : European Empires and Exotic Uniforms

Berg, 1999

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...The Scots Military Tradition Britain recruited its first exotic warriors from its northern frontier. Scotland had long been a source of fighting men for the continent, both before and after union with the English Crown. Scottish archers...

Introduction to South Asia

Jasleen Dhamija

Jasleen Dhamija is an independent scholar and author of Indian Folk Arts and Crafts and Asian Embroidery. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...South Asia possesses a wide range of terrain. The northern area has high mountain ranges in Nepal along with the high-altitude plateaus of Ladakh and Bhutan, while eastern India and Bangladesh have tropical areas with high rainfall...