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Author Knott, Kim.
Title Hinduism : a very short introduction / Kim Knott.
Imprint [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition Second edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS    ONLINE  
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Author Knott, Kim.
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Subject Hinduism.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS    ONLINE  
View online
Author Knott, Kim.
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Subject Hinduism.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Hinduism is practised by about 80% of India's population, and by about 30,000,000 people outside India. But how is Hinduism defined, and what basis does the religion have? This work gives concise insights into the central preoccupations of Hinduism.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 19, 2016).
Contents The scholar and the devotee -- Revelation and the transmission of knowledge -- Understanding the self -- Divine heroes : the epic tradition -- The divine presence -- Hinduism, colonialism, and modernity -- Challenges to Hinduism : women and dalits -- Crossing the black waters : Hinduism beyond India -- Hindu dharma, Hinduism, and Hinduisms -- Appendix: The six philosophical systems (darshana) -- Timeline -- Glossary.
ISBN 9780191807602 (ebook)
0191807605 (ebook)
9780198745549 (print)
OCLC # 948567897
Additional Format Print version : 9780198745549


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