Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia

Edited by Muzaffar Alam, University of Chicago, USA, Johannes Bronkhorst, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Knut A. Jacobsen, University of Bergen, Norway, and Angelika Malinar University of Zurich

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Marc Tiefenauer, University of Lausanne

In Les enfers indiens, Marc Tiefenauer explores the history of representations of hell in India, from the first literary sources until today.
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33
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004353084
E-ISBN: 
9789004360426
Expected: 
December 2017
€125,00
$144.00

Leon Goldman, SOAS, University of London

The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1 contains the facsimile images of the manuscript S1 together with an introduction written by Leon Goldman.
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32/1
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004357693
E-ISBN: 
9789004357730
Expected: 
December 2017
€170,00
$196.00

Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Singh Mann, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Sikhism aims to make available in-depth critical scholarship on all the main aspects of the Sikh traditions in a number of original essays written by the world's foremost scholars on Sikhs and Sikh traditions.
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31/1
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297456
Publication date: 
July 2017
€249,00
$299.00

Johannes Bronkhorst, University of Lausanne

This is the first study to systematically confront the question how Brahmanism, which was geographically limited and under threat during the final centuries BCE, transformed itself and spread all over South and Southeast Asia.
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30
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315198
E-ISBN: 
9789004315518
Publication date: 
March 2016
€167,00
$199.00

Edited by Jonathan A. Silk, Leiden University, Editor-in-Chief. Consulting Editors: Oskar von Hinüber, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg and Vincent Eltschinger, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Volume I surveys Buddhist literatures, scriptural and nonscriptural, and offers discussions of the languages of Buddhist traditions and the physical bases (manuscripts, epigraphy, etc.) available for the study of Buddhist literatures. Subsequent volumes will address issues of personages,...
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Volume: 
29-1
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283435
Publication date: 
October 2015
€249,00
$324.00

John Siudmak

The Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Ancient Kashmir and Its Influences is a stylistic study of the corpus of stone sculpture, mostly fragmentary, in the Sri Pratap Singh Museum in Srinagar, and elsewhere in Kashmir, in comparison with other examples in collections both in India and abroad.
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Volume: 
28
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243156
E-ISBN: 
9789004248328
Publication date: 
April 2013
€164,00
$207.00

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.
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27
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230033
E-ISBN: 
9789004231153
Publication date: 
August 2012
€127,00
$153.00

Recorded and edited in staff notation by Emmie te Nijenhuis

In this publication devotional songs of the South Indian composers Tyāgarāja, Muttusvāmi Dīkṣitar and Śyāma Śāstri are presented in a detailed Western music notation. The introductory chapters contain general cultural information, biographical details as well as the original song texts with an...
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Book and Audio CD
ISBN: 
9789004209336
Publication date: 
September 2011
€130,00
$157.00

Vincent Lefèvre

This book highlights the specificities of Indian portraiture in sculpted and painted images, its relationship with divine images and aims, with the help of textual and epigraphical references, to understand the development of Indian imagery. It questions also the social and religious implications...
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Volume: 
25
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207356
E-ISBN: 
9789004207363
Publication date: 
July 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Johannes Bronkhorst

This book deals with the confrontation of Buddhism and Brahmanism in India. Both depended on support from the royal court, but Buddhism had less to offer in return than Brahmanism. Buddhism developed in a manner to make up for this.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201408
E-ISBN: 
9789004201422
Publication date: 
February 2011
€144,00
$172.00

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Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen (Editor-in-Chief), University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate Editors)

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Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism aims to be a comprehensive work, presented in two phases: a series of six thematic volumes including an index volume, addressing issues of global and regional importance, to be followed by an ever-expanding online resource providing access both to synthetic and...
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Edited by Alberto Cantera, Free University of Berlin and Almut Hintze, SOAS, University of London

The series Corpus Avesticum is designed to provide a forum for new editions of Avestan texts. It includes works by different authors on the transmission of the Avesta and editions of Avestan texts and their exegesis in Pahlavi and Sanskrit. The editions will be based on a fresh collation of the...
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2588-882X