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Imagining the good life

Francis Khek Gee Lim

Imagining the good life

negotiating culture and development in Nepal Himalaya

by Francis Khek Gee Lim

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Social aspects -- Nepal -- Langtang,
  • Culture -- Nepal -- Langtang,
  • Culture and globalization -- Nepal -- Langtang,
  • Social capital (Sociology) -- Nepal -- Langtang,
  • Langtang (Nepal) -- Economic conditions,
  • Langtang (Nepal) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Francis Khek Gee Lim.
    SeriesSocial sciences in Asia -- v. 20
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC425.Z7 L365 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16911207M
    ISBN 109789004167872
    LC Control Number2008025895

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