Anna Stirr- Dohori Music in Nepal
Anna Stirr is an associate professor of Asian studies and the director for the Center of South Asian Studies at the University of Hawai'i in Mānoa. She is also the author of the book: Singing Across Divides: Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal. Stirr researches dohori music in Nepal, and underlines its use to Nepali people as a form of communication, as well as its commercialization and its perceived value as being a representation of the Nepali state.
Dr. Stirr's book is available here.