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Suitably modern

making middle-class culture in a new consumer society

by Mark Liechty

  • 2 Want to read
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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kathmandu (Nepal),
  • Nepal,
  • Kathmandu.,
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- Nepal -- Kathmandu.,
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Nepal.,
    • Kathmandu (Nepal) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-289) and index.

      StatementMark Liechty.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN670.9.K37 L543 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3562420M
      ISBN 100691095922, 0691095930
      LC Control Number2002029337

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