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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 639–662.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Eradication Organization alongside testimonies from two malaria eradication workers from the country's Farwestern Tarai region to disentangle the socioecological and political effects of Nepal's malaria eradication project in its formative years. By concentrating on the labor of malaria eradication—focused...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 710–711.
Published: 01 August 1976
... Gaige so rightly points out, the tarai region of Nepal which constitutes fifteen percent of the land area, is home for one-third of the population, and produces more than half of the gross domestic production of the nation has been sadly neglected by scholars. This book, which is the first major...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 749–773.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Delhi : Sage Publications . Dixit Kanak M. 1990 . “Nepal’s Tarai: Backwater or New Frontier?” Himal 3 ( 3 ): 5 – 8 . Eriksen Thomas Hylland . 1993 . Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives . London : Pluto Press . Fisher James . 1986 . Trans-Himalayan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 964–967.
Published: 01 August 1994
... on this poverty, but differ dramatically in the scale of the problems and in the geographical territory they consider. Krishna Ghimire's Forest or Farm? is an empirical study of illegal squatters in the forest-frontier of Nawalparasi District, in Nepal's central Tarai. Economic Development and Environment...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 709–710.
Published: 01 August 1976
... Regionalism and National Unity in Nepal. BY FREDERICK H. GAIGE. Berkeley, Los An- geles and London: University of California Press, 1975. xvii, 234 pp. Notes, Maps, Tables, Diagrams, Appendix, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, Index. $13.75 As Professor Gaige so rightly points out, the tarai region of Nepal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 39 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 November 1979
... in the lowland {tarai) region adjacent to India. The second largest number live scattered in villages in Nepal's central and western hills; they are known as curaute, or banglemakers. The third and smallest group is found in Kathmandu Valley; they are primarily traders and merchants and are identified as Indian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 963–964.
Published: 01 August 1994
... dramatically in the scale of the problems and in the geographical territory they consider. Krishna Ghimire's Forest or Farm? is an empirical study of illegal squatters in the forest-frontier of Nawalparasi District, in Nepal's central Tarai. Economic Development and Environment is a series of articles...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 465–467.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., it may become relevant at some time in the future, if scientists make such a claim and Tharu intellectuals take it up.) A hundred years ago, the Tharu shared an ethnonym occasionally used by outsiders for all tribal people living by shifting agriculture in the Tarai; thus, they shared a way of life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 983–984.
Published: 01 August 2003
... (1999), a time during which the rapid improvements in communication and changes in the national political situation facilitated renewed contact and cooperation among Tharu communities across the Tarai (southern plains) region of Nepal. 984 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Guneratne gives us some excellent...
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 5 Inset from the earliest known Nepali map, 1860. Notice the petri dish–like clearings in the forests indicating Tarai settlements (reproduced in Gurung 1983 : 14–15). More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 863–865.
Published: 01 August 1999
... with geographic regions: central Nepal (David N. Gellner on Newars, Alan Macfarlane on Gurungs, and Ben Campbell on Tamangs); the Tarai (Claire Burket on Maithilis, Christian McDonaugh on Tharus); east Nepal (N. J. Allen on Thulung Rais, Andrew Russell on Yakhas, and Martin Gaenszle on Mewahang Rais...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 November 1984
...: 3, 503-4). Similarly the temples of Janakpur and Barahaksetra in the eastern Tarai districts, which were sanctuaries of worship for the vanquished kings of Makwanpur and Vijayapur, continued to be supported by the royal family and courtiers on tour in the region (Lamsal and Bhattarai 1974; Burghart...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 981–983.
Published: 01 August 2003
... political situation facilitated renewed contact and cooperation among Tharu communities across the Tarai (southern plains) region of Nepal. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 February 1985
..., the various cults that appear to be indigenous or very early to Valley belief. If there is a single thesis that emerges from all of this, it is the generally accepted one that the Nepal Valley grew as an entrepot between India and Tibet, a refuge between the malarial jungles of the Tarai that were impassable...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 577–600.
Published: 01 August 2019
... heterogenous peoples inhabiting the roughly 800-kilometer-long Tarai lowlands bordering the Indian plains. Attributing this divergence to India's constitutional commitment to affirmative action, Guneratne skillfully charted the mobilization of local elites in the Tarai to the absence of a similar corrective...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 251–265.
Published: 01 February 1967
... to Rangoon in Burma in October 1858. With Bahadur Shah's exile, the Mughals at last disappeared from the surface of Indian politics. Also in the last months of 1858, Nana Sahib, the last pretender to Peshwaship of the Maratha empire, finally vanished into the impenetrable jungles of the Nepal tarai to escape...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 549–576.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of the southern Tarai plains. Madhesi political organizations resorted to doing one of the few things they can do to put pressure on the government of Nepal: they blockaded the main arterial road via which Kathmandu receives the bulk of its supplies. As a result, there were severe shortages of key commodities...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (5): 735–783.
Published: 01 September 1962
... in Nainital Tarai and INSTITUTIONAL change in agriculture versus physi- Bhabar. GRI23 (June 1961), 19-39. cal planning. Ec W 13 (July 1961), 1161-1164. PANSE, V. G. and V. S. MENON. Index numbers JAIN, K. P. Problems of the marketable surplus in of agricultural production in India. IJAE 16 Indian agriculture...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (5): 198–278.
Published: 01 September 1966
.... in India. New Delhi [1965] 162 p. illus. Contemporary Indian literature 2 (Mar. 1962), SINGH, LEKH RAJ. The Tarai region of U. P.; a 6-7,27. study in human geography. Allahabad, Ram SUBRAMANIAM, S. Kavimani Desikavinayakam Narain Lai Beni Prasad [1965] 145 p. illus. Pillai. Contemporary Indian literature 5...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (5): 213–305.
Published: 01 September 1964
... of Vedic India; a study in ancient Indian geography. National geographical journal of India 8 (Sept./Dec. 1962), 228-237. SESHADRI, B. Kalimpong; strategic Indo-Sikkimese border town. Canadian geographical journal 66 (Jan. 1963), 18-23. illus. SINGH, L. R. Natural vegetation & man in the Tarai region of U...