David Holmberg

David H. Holmberg is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University.

Order in Paradox
Myth and Ritual Among Nepal's Tamang
David H. Holmberg, David Holmberg
David H. Holmberg here examines the social forms, ritual practices, and history of a western Tamang community of Himalayan Nepal. Exploring the central question of ritual complexity, Order in Paradox demonstrates how a religious system that contains Buddhist, shamanic, and sacrificial practices may be understood as a whole.Holmberg begins by...



Order in Paradox
Myth and Ritual Among Nepal's Tamang
David Holmberg
David H. Holmberg here examines the social forms, ritual practices, and history of a western Tamang community of Himalayan Nepal. Exploring the central question of ritual complexity, Order in Paradox demonstrates how a religious system that contains Buddhist, shamanic, and sacrificial practices may be understood as a whole.Holmberg begins by...








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