Cost-cutting, caste and community: A look at Thakali social reform in Pokhara (1975)

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Although their population is relatively small, the Thakalis' entrepreneurship and rapid rise to wealth and power has prompted attention in many articles, most of which have been concerned with the history of the Thakalis and their traditional life in their Thak Khola homeland. With the exception of Messerschmidt's article, nothing has been published about the Thakalis who migrated to other parts of Nepal. This article is an attempt at remedying this, but as the product of on-going field research, is tentative.
Year: 1975
Language: English
In: Contributions to Nepalese Studies, Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS), Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu,Nepal. Volume 2, Number 2, June 1975: http://himalaya.socanth.cam.ac.uk/collections/journals/contributions/pdf/CNAS_02_02_02.pdf. Digital Himalaya: http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/collections/journals/contributions/index.php?selection=2_2,

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