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Gorkhas - The Warrior Race

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ISBN: 9788178357768    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 328        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Bandana Rai graduated from St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling. Then she went on to do masters from the same institute. She has also done her Diploma in Videography and Editing....Read more
Description About The Author:- Bandana Rai graduated from St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling. Then she went on to do masters from the same institute. She has also done her Diploma in Videography and Editing. She has worked for Documentary "All Times Blues" directed by Naresh Sharma, Documentary "Rotigraphers of India" directed by Naresh Sharma. She has also worked for the feature film" Mahima Baba Mohan Ram Ki" produced by Vishnu and Mahesh. Bandana Rai is very active in contemporary Gorkha Politics and Social Issues and is also a prominent member of various Gorkha Political and Social Organizations.Contents:- Contents, Preface ix, 1. Introduction 1, 2. Gorkha History 7, Origin, Cultural and Social Development, Martial Development, The, Origin of Gurungs, Expansion Outside Nepal, Regional Faith, Religion, and Society, Hinduism, Buddhism, Relations with other Communities, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Relations with China, Relations with the United States, Britain, Soviet, Union, Other Countries, International and Regional Organizations, References, 3. Customs and Beliefs 61, The Gorkha People, Gurung, Limbu, Magar, Rai, Sunwar, Tamang, Nyinba, Nepali, Cultural Diversity, Culture and Tradition, Beli Byah, Festivals, Dashain, Mother's Day (Mata Tirtha Puja), Buddha, Jayanti, Gathemangal, Janai Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, Gai Jatra, Janmastami, Gokarna Aunsi, Teej, Indra Jatra, Tihar, Maghe, Sankranti, Shree Panchami, Shiva Ratri, Holi, Ghode Jatra, Ram, Nawami, Bagh Jatra, Bhairav Kumari Jatra, Chaite Dasain, Gaura, Parva, Gunla, Guru Purnima, Lhosar, Rato Macchendranath Jatra, Mani Rimdu, Mata-yaa, Neel Barahi Pyakhan, Rath Yatra, Sita, Vivaha Panchami, Tamu Dhee, Tansen Jatra, Taya Macha, Yomari, Punhi, References, 4. Gorkhas as Warriors 151, Saga of Gorkhas as Warriors, Shah Kings of Gorkha, Origin and, Early Years, War Skills and Techniques, Gorkhas and Khukris, References, 5. The Gorkha Kingdom 177, Beginning, Licchavi Rule, Thakuri Rule, Magar Empire, Malla, Dynasty, Chalukya Dynasty, Newar Empire, Modern Period, Rana, Administration, Role of Prithvi Narayan Shah, Ten Limbu Kingdoms, vi Gorkhas-The Warrior Race, Treaty of 1774, Role of Lord Hastings, Gorkha-English Conflicts, Treaty of Sagauli, War, First Campaign, Second Campaign, Aftemath, Present Scenerio, References, 6. The Gorkhas at War 203, The Legendary Gorkha Soldier, British East India Company Army, British Indian Army, Post-independence, From the Anglo-Nepalese, War to World War II, After World War II, Napalese Armed Forces, References, 7. Role of Gorkhas after World Wars 225, The War in Burma, The Malayan Emergency, The Brunei Revolt, References, 8. Present and Future Scenarios 241, Gorkhas in India, Gorkha Diaspora in World, Demographics, Martial, Scenario, Gorkhas in Indian Army, Gorkhas in British Army, Gorkhas, in Singapore Army, Brunei Gorkha Reserve Unit, Hong Kong, Malaysian Armed Forces, United States Navy, Future, References, 9. Socio-Political Position of Gorkhas 269, Socio-Political Identity, Contemporary Gorkha Politics, Gorkhaland, References, 10. The Saga of Valour and Sacrifice 283, Valour during First World War, Valour during Second World War, Victoria Cross Recipients, Role in Indo-Pak Wars, War of 1965, War, of 1971, Role of Gorkhas in Kargil Conflict, References, Bibliography 301, Index 313About The Book:- This Book Covers The Warrior Race Of Gorkhas Thoroughly In A Manner Which Makes It Interesting To Read And Easy To Understand. Special Care Has Been Taken To Put All Information In Proper Order So That The Reader Finds The Book Very Useful And Enjoyable. It Covers All Aspect Of Gorkhas, Covering Their History, Culture, Religion, Festivals, Martial Traditions, Valour, Contemporary Politics, Socio-Political Issues And Various Wars And The Various Postwar Conflicts. Information Given In This Volume Is Fairly Comprehensive In Contents So That All The Readers Should Feel Benefited With The Text., About The Author:- Bandana Rai Graduated From St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling. Then She Went On To Do Masters From The Same Institute. She Has Also Done Her Diploma In Videography And Editing. She Has Worked For Documentary "All Times Blues" Directed By Naresh Sharma, Documentary "Rotigraphers Of India" Directed By Naresh Sharma. She Has Also Worked For The Feature Film" Mahima Baba Mohan Ram Ki" Produced By Vishnu And Mahesh. Bandana Rai Is Very Active In Contemporary Gorkha Politics And Social Issues And Is Also A Prominent Member Of Various Gorkha Political And Social Organizations., Content:- Contents, Preface Ix, 1. Introduction 1, 2. Gorkha History 7, Origin, Cultural And Social Development, Martial Development, The, Origin Of Gurungs, Expansion Outside Nepal, Regional Faith, Religion, And Society, Hinduism, Buddhism, Relations With Other Communities, India, Pakistan And Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka And The Maldives, Relations With China, Relations With The United States, Britain, Soviet, Union, Other Countries, International And Regional Organizations, References, 3. Customs And Beliefs 61, The Gorkha People, Gurung, Limbu, Magar, Rai, Sunwar, Tamang, Nyinba, Nepali, Cultural Diversity, Culture And Tradition, Beli Byah, Festivals, Dashain, Mother'S Day (Mata Tirtha Puja), Buddha, Jayanti, Gathemangal, Janai Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, Gai Jatra, Janmastami, Gokarna Aunsi, Teej, Indra Jatra, Tihar, Maghe, Sankranti, Shree Panchami, Shiva Ratri, Holi, Ghode Jatra, Ram, Nawami, Bagh Jatra, Bhairav Kumari Jatra, Chaite Dasain, Gaura, Parva, Gunla, Guru Purnima, Lhosar, Rato Macchendranath Jatra, Mani Rimdu, Mata-Yaa, Neel Barahi Pyakhan, Rath Yatra, Sita, Vivaha Panchami, Tamu Dhee, Tansen Jatra, Taya Macha, Yomari, Punhi, References, 4. Gorkhas As Warriors 151, Saga Of Gorkhas As Warriors, Shah Kings Of Gorkha, Origin And, Early Years, War Skills And Techniques, Gorkhas And Khukris, References, 5. The Gorkha Kingdom 177, Beginning, Licchavi Rule, Thakuri Rule, Magar Empire, Malla, Dynasty, Chalukya Dynasty, Newar Empire, Modern Period, Rana, Administration, Role Of Prithvi Narayan Shah, Ten Limbu Kingdoms, Vi Gorkhas-The Warrior Race, Treaty Of 1774, Role Of Lord Hastings, Gorkha-English Conflicts, Treaty Of Sagauli, War, First Campaign, Second Campaign, Aftemath, Present Scenerio, References, 6. The Gorkhas At War 203, The Legendary Gorkha Soldier, British East India Company Army, British Indian Army, Post-Independence, From The Anglo-Nepalese, War To World War Ii, After World War Ii, Napalese Armed Forces, References, 7. Role Of Gorkhas After World Wars 225, The War In Burma, The Malayan Emergency, The Brunei Revolt, References, 8. Present And Future Scenarios 241, Gorkhas In India, Gorkha Diaspora In World, Demographics, Martial, Scenario, Gorkhas In Indian Army, Gorkhas In British Army, Gorkhas, In Singapore Army, Brunei Gorkha Reserve Unit, Hong Kong, Malaysian Armed Forces, United States Navy, Future, References, 9. Socio-Political Position Of Gorkhas 269, Socio-Political Identity, Contemporary Gorkha Politics, Gorkhaland, References, 10. The Saga Of Valour And Sacrifice 283, Valour During First World War, Valour During Second World War, Victoria Cross Recipients, Role In Indo-Pak Wars, War Of 1965, War, Of 1971, Role Of Gorkhas In Kargil Conflict, References, Bibliography 301, Index 313
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