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Edited by Johannes Bronkhorst, University of Lausanne
Scholarly monographs on topics in Indian religion, language, history and philosophy.
This book offers a new interpretation of the older Upaniṣads. Issues of textual authority in the Upaniṣads are examined, and the book also outlines a theory of textual criticism as applied to oral texts.
This book is a close study of the Āpaddharmaparvan which situates it within its context in the great Sanskrit epic the Mahābhārata and within Indian political and social thought, and explores the relationship of its didacticism to the broader literary context of the Mahābhārata.
John Hurd, and Ian J. Kerr, University of Manitoba
This handbook provides an indispensable reference guide to most aspects of the history of India’s railways. The secondary literature is surveyed, primary sources identified, statistical and cartographic data discussed, and a massive bibliography made available.
Drawing on textual and art historical sources, this book traces the conceptual and iconographic development of the Indian riverine goddess of knowledge Sarasvati from sometime after 1750 B.C.E. to the seventh century C.E.
Anna A. Ślączka
This book is a thorough study, based on both the textual and archaeological data, of the three important temple consecration rituals of the Hindu tradition.
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