The Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

The Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415650588
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David M. Waterhouse is Vice-President of the Royal Asiatic Society. He was British Council Director in Nepal from 1972 to 1977.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations and Technical Note Details of Contributors Foreword 1. Brian Hodgson - A Biographical Sketch 2. The Political Role of Brian Hodgson 3. Brian Hodgson - The Unsung Story 4. The Ambivalent Exegete - Hodgson's Contribution to the Study of Buddhism 5. The Architectural Monuments of Buddhism - Hodgson and the Buddhist Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley Appendix - B.H.Hodgson's Essay: Architectural Illustrations of Buddhism 6. Zoology Amuses Me Much 7. Brian Hodgson and the Mammals and other Animals of Nepal 8. A Pioneer of Himalayan Ornithology 9. Hodgson, Hooker and the Himalayan Frontier 10. Brian Hodgson as Ethnographer and Ethnologist 11. Hodgson's Tibeto-Burman and Tibeto-Burman Today 12. Hodgson's Legacy Bibliography Index

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