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SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems) by Sherry B. Ortner - Paperback - Reprint of 1979 - 1978 - from 100 POCKETS (SKU: 019148)

SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems)

SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems) by Sherry B. Ortner - Paperback - Reprint of 1979 - 1978 - from 100 POCKETS (SKU: 019148)
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SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems)

by Sherry B. Ortner

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Cambridge UniV Press, 1978. BRAND NEW Copy. Cultural life of Sherpas, major ethnic group of the most mountainous regions of the mountainous, landlocked kingdom of Nepal and the Himalayas. Sherpa (or, sherwa) literally means "people of eastern Tibet" (Shar = "east", and Wa = "people"), in reference their nomadic origins from eastern Tibet. The Sherpa were nomadic people who first settled in the Solukhumbu District (Khumbu), Nepal. Of Mahayana Buddhism persuasion and four major clans (Minyagpa, Thimmi, Sertawa & Chawa). 195 pgs in 7 chapters covering marriage & family patterns, social hierarchy; religious rituals to society at large. . Reprint of 1979. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

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Title
SHERPAS THROUGH THEIR RITUALS : (Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems)
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Sherry B. Ortner
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Paperback
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Reprint of 1979
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0521292166
ISBN 13
9780521292160
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Cambridge UniV Press
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Cambridge
Date published
1978
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Sherpas/Anthropology/Ethnology/Religion/Social Order/Nepa;/Mountaineering
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