Abbreviations: BSOAS  = Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies.  JASO = Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford. JRAI = Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.  JRAS = Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. TLS = Times Literary Supplement.


1972a      Social and economic change among the Thulung Rai. Pp. 114-192 in C von Fürer-Haimendorf A study of social change in Nepal.  Report on a Research Project sponsored by the Social Science Research Council.

1972b      The vertical dimension in Thulung classification. JASO 3(2):81-94.

1974        The ritual journey: a pattern underlying certain Nepalese rituals.  Pp. 6-22 in C von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed) Contributions to the anthropology of Nepal. Warminster:  Aris & Phillips.

1975a      Byansi kinship terminology:  a study in symmetry.  Man 10:  80-94.

1975b      Sketch of Thulung grammar, with three texts and a glossary. (Cornell East Asia Papers 6). Ithaca: Cornell University China-Japan Program.  Pp. 254.

1976a      Approaches to illness in the Nepalese hills.  Pp. 500-552 in J B Loudon (ed) Social anthropology and medicine.  (A.S.A. Monograph 13). London:  Academic Press.

1976b      Shamanism among the Thulung Rai.  Pp. 124-140 in J T Hitchcock & R L Jones (eds)  Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas. Warminster:  Aris & Phillips.

1976c      Sherpa kinship terminology in diachronic perspective.   Man 11:  569-587.

1978a      Fourfold classifications of society in the Himalayas.  Pp. 7-25 in J F Fisher (ed) Himalayan anthropology: the Indo-Tibetan interface.  The Hague: Mouton.

1978b      Quadripartition of society in early Tibetan sources.  J. Asiatique 266:  341-360.

1978c      Sewala puja bintila puja:  notes on Thulung ritual language.  Kailash 6:  237-256.

1978d      A Thulung myth and some problems of comparison.  JASO 9(3):  157-166.

1980        Tibet and the Thulung Rai:  towards a comparative mythology of the Bodic speakers.  Pp. 1-8 in M Aris & Aung San Suu Kyi (eds) Tibetan studies in honour of Hugh Richardson. Warminster:  Aris & Phillips.

1981        The Thulung myth of the bhume sites and some Indo-Tibetan comparisons.  Pp. 168-182 in C von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed) Asian highland societies: in anthropological perspective.  New Delhi:  Sterling. [Revised version of 1978d]

1982a      Traditional culture among the Kinnauris of Nichar Subdivision, Himachal Pradesh.  Report to SSRC.

1986a      The coming of Macchendranath to Nepal:  comments from a comparative point of view.  Pp. 75-102 in N J Allen, R Gombrich, T Raychaudhuri and G Rizvi (eds) Oxford University Papers on India, vol 1 part 1. Delhi: OUP.

1987b      Thulung weddings: the hinduisation of a ritual cycle in East Nepal.  L'Ethnographie 83(100-1):  15-33.

1997a      'And the lake drained away': an essay in Himalayan comparative mythology. Pp. 435-451 in A W Macdonald (ed)  Mandala and landscape.  New Delhi: D.K. Printworld.

1997b      Hinduization: the experience of the Thulung Rai.  Pp. 303-323 in D Gellner, J Pfaff-Czarnecka and D Whelpton (eds) Nationalism and ethnicity in a Hindu kingdom: the politics of culture in contemporary Nepal.  Amsterdam: Harwood.

1997c      Animal guides and Himalayan foundation myths.  Pp. 375-390 in S G Karmay and P Sagant (eds) Les habitants du toit du monde: études recueillies en hommage à Alexander W. Macdonald.  Nanterre: Société d’ethnologie.



1969        Review of Les Gurungs by B Pignède.  Geog. J. 135: 261-2.

1976        Nepali terms (Letter).  Man 11:  284.

1977        Review of The Gurungs of Nepal by D A Messerschmidt.  BSOAS 40:  409-410.

1979        Approaches to illness in the Nepalese hills (summary of paper).  Bull. Soc. for the Soc. Hist. of Medicine 24:  7-8.

1981        Review of Naître renonçant by V Bouillier. JRAS:  103-4.

1982        Review of The Ramos of Arunachal by M M Dhasmana.  Man 17:  173-174.

1982        Review of Kānphatā by G Unbescheid. JRAS:  201.

1982        Review of Tamang ritual texts by A Höfer. Man 17:  573-4.

1983        Review of Highlanders of Arunachal Pradesh: anthropological research in north-east India by C von Fürer-Haimendorf.  TLS (11 February):  136.

1983        Review of Nepal mandala: a cultural study of the Kathmandu Valley by Mary S Slusser. JRAS: 331-2.

1983        Review of Lower Siang people: a study in ecology and society by P Lal and B K Das Gupta.   JASO 14: 328-9.

1984        Review of Die Sprache der Rang pas von Garhwal (Ran Pد Bhāsa):  Grammatik, Texte, Wörterbuch  by C P Zoller.  Man 19:  503-4.

1984        Review of Dangerous wives and sacred sisters: social and symbolic roles of high-caste women in Nepal by L Bennett.  JRAS:  300.

1985        Review of The Sherpas transformed by C von Fürer-Haimendorf.  TLS (7 June):  632

1985        Review of The Assamese: religion, caste and sect in an Indian village by Audrey Cantlie. JRAS: 227-8.

1986        Review of Société et religion chez les Néwar du Népal by G Toffin.   Man 21:  772-4.

1987        Review of Uncertainty on a Himalayan scale by M Thompson, M Warburton and T Hatley.  Man 22:  770-1.

1989        Review of The Kinnaurese of the Himalayas by M K Raha and S N Mahato.  JASO 20(2):  193.

1989        Review of The Semsa and their habitat by D G Danda and S Ghatak.  JASO 20(2):  193-4.

1989        Review of Les Tamang du Népal by B Steinmann. Man 24: 547-8.

1989        Review of Frau für Fron by M Oppitz.  Man 24: 709-10.

1990        Review of The dynamics of polyandry by N Levine.  Man 25(2): 365-6.

1991        Review of Prêtrise, pouvoirs et autorité en Himalaya ed. by V Bouillier and G Toffin.  Man 26(1): 173-4.

1991        Review of Mâitres et possédés by G Krauskopff.  Anthropos 86: 273-4.

1991        Review of Lieu de neige et de genévriers by P Dollfus.  BSOAS 54(1): 187-8.

1992        Review of High religion by S Ortner.  Am. Anth. 94: 967-8.

1992        Review of Nepal comp. by J Whelpton (with assistance).  JRAS (3rd series) 2: 477.

1995        Review of Le palais et le temple by G Toffin.  BSOAS 58 (2): 394-5.

1997        Review of The householder’s world by J N Gray.  BSOAS  60 (1): 161-2.

2000        Review of Naxi and Moso ethnography, eds M Oppitz and E Hsu. European  Bulletin of Himalayan Research 19: 135-8.

2002        Review of  La parole des dieux: rituels de possession en Himalaya indien by D Berti.  JRAI 8: 168-9.

2004        Review of Ancestral voices: oral ritual texts and their social contexts among the Mewahang Rai of East Nepal by M Gaenszle.  Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 129: 165-7.

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