The origins of Himalayan studies Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling, 1820-1858

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  • Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Great Brtain

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  • Hodgson, B. H. 1800-1894.,
  • Scholars -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Biography.,
  • Scholars -- Great Brtain -- Biography.,
  • Himalaya Mountains Region -- Study and teaching.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by David M. Waterhouse.
GenreBiography.
SeriesRoyal Asiatic Society books
ContributionsWaterhouse, David M., 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 H646 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3681467M
ISBN 100415312159
LC Control Number2003026842

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The Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling (Royal Asiatic Society Books)Cited by: 2. Pages pages Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from to during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and by: 2.

Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art history, linguistics, ornithology and ethnography, critically examine Hodgson's life and achievement within the context of his contribution to scholarship. Many of the drawings photographed for this book have not previously been published.

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