Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

256 Pages | 13 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190275211

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Demoting Vishnu

Ritual, Politics, and the Unraveling of Nepal's Hindu Monarchy

Anne T. Mocko

  • Provides new set of terms for analyzing ritual's role in politics
  • Based on extensive interviews and ethnographic fieldwork not previously published
  • Covers Nepal's momentous political transition that occurred within the last decade