Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Vol 8, No 4 (2014)

Guest Editors’ Introduction: Everday Religion, Sustainable Environments, and New Directions in Himalayan Studies

Georgina Drew, Ashok Gurung
Issued Date: 11 Mar 2015


Georgina Drew and Ashok Gurung introduce this special issue on Everyday Religion, Sustainable Environments,
and New Directions in Himalayan Studies.

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DOI: 10.1558/jsrnc.v8i4.25055


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