ISBN 9788121501057,Modern Nepal

Modern Nepal



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1985

ISBN 9788121501057

ISBN-10 8121501059

Hard Back

Number of Pages 116 Pages
Language (English)


t lies on the southern slopes of the Central Himalaya, and adjoins China and India. Until the second half of the eighteenth century, or until the 1768-69 to be precise, the name "Nepal" denoted only the valley of the Bagmati River, where Kathmandu, the capital of present-day Nepal, is situated. Professor Ram Rahul has long been studying Nepal. In Modern Nepal he deals with Nepal of the post-1769 period. He first surveys the history of Nepal up to 1769. Then he studies the period of the kings of the whole of Nepal to date. He also studies Nepalese Hinduism and Nepal's relations with its neighbor especially China and India. He concludes the study with certain projections on the future of Nepal on the basis of its history and culture.