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"If each comes halfway" : meeting Tamang women in Nepal

Author: Kathryn S March
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
CD contains: Introduction -- Mondzom's narrative -- Phurko's narrative (Chicken Song and Calf's Lament) -- Setar's Bomsang -- Popcorn Song -- Lama's Bomsang -- Men's Courtship Song -- Wara Wara Hwai -- Song of the Loom -- Gang Jyung Bumo Hwai -- Butter Lamp Song -- Tek Soli Tek -- Flowers of Love -- Sai Khoa -- Cooking Pot Song -- Men's Love Song -- Nangsala Bomoi (Om Sangla Mané Pémé).

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn S March
ISBN: 0801488273 9780801488276 0801440173 9780801440175
OCLC Number: 49875289
Description: xvi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction: Closing a Text of Open Conversations --
I. The Who, Where, and How of This Book --
II. Mondzom: Narrating a Life, Framing a Life --
III. Nhanu: Parsing a Life, Naming What Matters --
IV. Jyomo's Life of Work --
V. Purngi's Tales of Domestic Intrigue, Love, and Lice --
VI. Sukumaya's Two Homes --
VII. Working with Tamang Women, Their Words, and Their Worlds.
Responsibility: Kathryn S. March.
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For twenty-five years, Kathryn S. March has collected the life stories of the women of a Buddhist Tamang farming community in Nepal. In "If Each Comes Halfway", she shows the process by which she and  Read more...


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"A beautiful ethnography that especially gives younger scholars a profound insight not only into the complexity of village life but more generally into fieldwork methodology." * Anthropology Review Read more...

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