2006
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Secrets of Manang: The story behind the phenomenal rise of Nepal's famed business community

  • Turin, M.

Rogers contends that the Nyishangte (people of Manang) are a uniquely successful Himalayan community, particularly from an economic perspective. The group’s historical economic success, he suggests, “largely boils down to its embers having been fortunate opportunists who aggressively took advantage of privileges afforded hem by the central government to develop and exploit certain commercial interests.” 

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  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2006
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    Reviewed: Clint Rogers. Kathmandu, Nepal: Mandala Publications, 2004. In Mountain Research and Development Vol 26 No 4 November 2006: 385-386: http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1659/0276-4741%282006%2926%5B385%3ASOMTSB%5D2.0.CO%3B2

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