Cover: Ritual Speech in the Himalayas in HARDCOVER

Harvard Oriental Series 93

Ritual Speech in the Himalayas

Oral Texts and Their Contexts

Edited by Martin Gaenszle

Product Details


$50.00 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780674237902

Publication Date: 09/03/2019


Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

  • Introduction: Ritual Speech in the Himalayas: Oral Texts and Their Contexts [Martin Gaenszle]
  • Ramma the Husband, Suwa the Wife: The Consecration Song of a Kham-Magar Shaman (Nepal) [Anne de Sales]
  • Singing about Creation: A Puma Hopmacham Performance [Martin Gaenszle]
  • Nūja: Text, Melody and Movement in a ‘New Grain’ Ritual Performed by the Dumi Rai of Eastern Nepal [Marion Wettstein, Alban von Stockhausen, and Chatur Bhakta Rai]
  • Thangmi Wedding Ritual Texts [Sara Shneiderman, Mark Turin, Bir Bahadur Thami, and Hikmat Khadka]
  • The Language of Ritual in Tangsa: The Wihu Song [Stephen Morey and Jürgen Schöpf]
  • Legless and Eyeless [and Tongueless] in Search of Incense: Oral and Written Versions of a Bon Spos Rabs from Northeastern Bhutan [Toni Huber]
  • Contributors

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

A stack of five bestselling titles from Harvard University Press against a hot pink textured background

Ringing in the New Year with HUP’s 2022 Bestsellers

There is no better way for readers to usher in the new year than by looking back to the books that defined the last. For Harvard University Press, our 2022 bestsellers make up a diverse list of books across time and discipline.