Books

2023. Bendi Tso, Marnyi Gyatso, Naljor Tsering, Mark Turin and Members of the Choné Tibetan Community. Shépa: The Tibetan Oral Tradition in Choné. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. ISBN 9781800648012. [804 pages (xxii+782)] https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0312
2012. Mark Turin. A Grammar of Thangmi with an Ethnolinguistic Introduction to the Speakers and Their Culture. 2 vols. Vol. 5/6 of Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library: Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 9789004155268. [996 pages]

Click here to read a review published in Himalaya, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2018.
Click here to read a review published in the European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, Vol. 42, 2013.
Click here to read a review published in the Bulletin of SOAS, London, in 2013.
Click here to read a review published in Anthropological Linguistics, Vol. 54, No. 3, Fall 2012.

Republished in Nepal (in an updated and revised edition) in April 2023 with Social Science Baha and Himal Books. Click here to read an article about the book launch in the Thangmi language from the Nepali daily, Gorkhapatra, and coverage of the event and the book’s content in the Nepal Times (14 May 2023) here.

2009. Christopher Evans, with Judith Pettigrew, Yarjung Kromchain Tamu, and Mark Turin. Grounding Knowledge/Walking Land: Archaeological Research and Ethno-Historical Identity in Central Nepal. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. ISBN 9781902937502. [223 pages. 116 illustrations. 12 tables]

Click here to read a review in Current World Archaeology from November 2009.
Click here to read a review in Antiquity, Vol. 85, No. 328.
Click here to read a review in Himalaya, Vol. 30, No. 1–2.

2007. Mark Turin. Linguistic Diversity and the Preservation of Endangered Languages: A Case Study from Nepal. Vol. 4/07 of Talking Points. Kathmandu, Nepal: ICIMOD. Kathmandu: ICIMOD. ISBN 9789291150557 (printed) & ISBN 9789291150748 (electronic). [42 pages. Many colour plates]

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Click here to read a Nepali-language review of the book published in Shiksak monthly.

2004. Mark Turin, with Bir Bahadur Thami. Nepali – Thami – English Dictionary. Kathmandu: Martin Chautari. ISBN 9993381241. [115 pages]

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Travel Guides
Darjeeling_Pocket 2007. Sara Shneiderman, and Mark Turin. Darjeeling Milestones Pocket Guide. Gangtok: Metroprints. ISBN 8190235818. [34 pages. Monochrome plates. Maps]

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Sikkim_Pocket 2007. Sara Shneiderman, and Mark Turin. Sikkim Milestones Pocket Guide. Gangtok: Metroprints. ISBN 8190235818. [34 pages. Monochrome plates. Maps]

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2003. Patricia East, Susan Höivik, Max Petrik, Sara Shneiderman, and Mark Turin, eds. The Gauri Shankar Trekking Area. Kathmandu: Eco Himal and Mandala Book Point. ISBN 9993310200. [124 pages. Colour and monochrome plates. Trekking map]

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Click here to read a review of the book in Spotlight.