Aspects of Manuscript Culture in South India

Edited by Saraju Rath

Status: 
€135,00
$176.00
Subject: 
ISBN13: 
9789004219007
E-ISBN: 
9789004223479
Publication Date: 
July 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 320 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
Volume: 
40
ISSN: 
0925-2916

Melia Belli Bose, University of Texas, Arlington

In Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art, Melia Belli Bose provides a detailed analysis of Rajput cenotaphs known as chatrīs (Lit: "umbrellas").
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300545
Publication date: 
August 2015
€103,00
$134.00

Edited and translated by Cristina Pecchia, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, with the assistance of Philip Pierce

Liberation from suffering is an underlying subject in Indian doctrinal and philosophical history. This book is a study of Dharmakīrti’s discussion on the topic according to Manorathanandin, the last commentator on the Pramāṇavārttika in the Sanskrit cosmopolis
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293410
Expected: 
September 2015
€103,00
$134.00

Edited by Thomas de Bruijn, independent scholar and Allison Busch, Columbia University

Culture and Circulation presents a range of essays that investigate the dialogue between the multiple literary cultures of early modern India, shedding light on processes of cultural exchange between disparate social groups.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264472
E-ISBN: 
9789004264489
Publication date: 
March 2014
€125,00
$163.00

Jaroslav Strnad, Academy of Sciences, Prague

Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī offers a commented edition of one hundred poems of medieval mystic and thinker Kabīr, a detailed treatment of morphological structure of the language and its main syntactic features, numerous textual examples, and a glossary.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251120
E-ISBN: 
9789004254893
Publication date: 
June 2013
€149,00
$190.00

Sumit Guha University of Texas, Austin

Beyond Caste traces the many changes South Asian society through the centuries and shows how 'caste' should be understood as a politically inflected and complex form of ethnic stratification that persisted across religious affiliations.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249189
E-ISBN: 
9789004254855
Publication date: 
September 2013
€100,00
$127.00

Akira Shimada, State University of New York at New Paltz

The book provides an updated chronology of the Amarāvatī stūpa and argues its close link with the long-term development of urbanization of this region between ca. 200 BCE-250 CE based on the latest archaeological, art-historical and epigraphic evidence.
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232839
E-ISBN: 
9789004233263
Publication date: 
November 2012
€103,00
$140.00

Jürgen Neuss

In Narmadāparikramā. Circumambulation of the Narmadā River Jürgen Neuss offers a comprehensive study of the Narmadāparikramā, a singular Hindu pilgrimage, which comprises the complete circumambulation of the Central Indian river Narmadā.
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228573
E-ISBN: 
9789004230286
Publication date: 
August 2012
€138,00
$180.00

Lisa N. Owen, University of North Texas

Drawing on art historical, epigraphical, and textual evidence, this book is the first full-scale reconstruction of medieval Jain activities at Ellora. It not only highlights the understudied Jain caves, but examines them in concert with Ellora's Hindu and Buddhist monuments.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206298
E-ISBN: 
9789004206304
Publication date: 
April 2012
€115,00
$150.00

Richard D. Mann

This study argues from textual and material sources that Skanda-Kāttikeya’s cult in the north of India during the Kuṣāṇa and Gupta eras moves from being a broad-based Graha and Mātṛ tradition to one that advanced the ruler’s prestige and authority.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217546
E-ISBN: 
9789004218864
Publication date: 
December 2011
€110,00
$144.00

Edited by Alka Patel and Karen Leonard

The authors in this volume analyze the rich layers of circulation and exchange of art, architecture, and literature within South Asia from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries, focusing on the interaction of Muslims and Islamic traditions with other people and traditions there.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212091
E-ISBN: 
9789004218871
Publication date: 
December 2011
€104,00
$136.00

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