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The Resource The Blackwell companion to Hinduism, edited by Gavin Flood

The Blackwell companion to Hinduism, edited by Gavin Flood

Label
The Blackwell companion to Hinduism
Title
The Blackwell companion to Hinduism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gavin Flood
Title variation
Hinduism
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PGM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Flood, Gavin D.
Series statement
Blackwell companions to religion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hinduism
Label
The Blackwell companion to Hinduism, edited by Gavin Flood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Establishing the Boundaries/
  • Gavin Flood
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Theoretical Issues.
  • p. 21
  • 1.
  • Colonialism and the Construction of Hinduism/
  • Gauri Viswanathan
  • p. 23
  • 2.
  • Orientalism and Hinduism/
  • David Smith
  • p. 45
  • Pt. II.
  • Text and Tradition.
  • p. 65
  • 3.
  • Vedas and Upanisads/
  • Michael Witzel
  • p. 68
  • 4.
  • Dharmasastras/
  • Ludo Rocher
  • p. 102
  • 5.
  • Sanskrit Epics/
  • John Brockington
  • p. 116
  • 6.
  • Puranas/
  • Freda Matchett
  • p. 129
  • 7.
  • Tamil Hindu Literature/
  • Norman Cutler
  • p. 145
  • 8.
  • Literature of Hinduism in Malayalam/
  • Rich Freeman
  • p. 159
  • 9.
  • North Indian Hindi Devotional Literature/
  • Nancy M. Martin
  • p. 182
  • 10.
  • Saiva Traditions/
  • Gavin Flood
  • p. 200
  • 11.
  • History of Vaisnava Traditions: An Esquisse/
  • Gerard Colas
  • p. 229
  • 12.
  • Renouncer Tradition/
  • Patrick Olivelle
  • p. 271
  • 13.
  • Householder Tradition in Hindu Society/
  • T. N. Madan
  • p. 288
  • 14.
  • Teyyam Tradition of Kerala/
  • Rich Freeman
  • p. 307
  • 15.
  • Month of Kartik and Women's Ritual Devotions to Krishna in Benares/
  • Tracy Pintchman
  • p. 327
  • Pt. III.
  • Systematic Thought.
  • p. 343
  • 16.
  • Science of Language/
  • Frits Staal
  • p. 348
  • 17.
  • Indian Mathematics/
  • Takao Hayashi
  • p. 360
  • 18.
  • Calendar, Astrology, and Astronomy/
  • Michio Yano
  • p. 376
  • 19.
  • Science of Medicine/
  • Dominik Wujastyk
  • p. 393
  • 20.
  • Hinduism and the Proper Work of Reason/
  • Jonardon Ganeri
  • p. 411
  • 21.
  • Restoring "Hindu Theology" as a Category in Indian Intellectual Discourse/
  • Francis Clooney
  • p. 447
  • 22.
  • Mantra/
  • Andre Padoux
  • p. 478
  • Pt. IV.
  • Society, Politics, and Nation.
  • p. 493
  • 23.
  • On the Relationship between Caste and Hinduism/
  • Declan Quigley
  • p. 495
  • 24.
  • Modernity, Reform, and Revival/
  • Dermot Killingley
  • p. 509
  • 25.
  • Contemporary Political Hinduism/
  • C. Ram-Prasad
  • p. 526
  • 26.
  • Goddess and the Nation: Subterfuges of Antiquity, the Cunning of Modernity/
  • Sumathi Ramaswamy
  • p. 551
  • 27.
  • Gender in a Devotional Universe/
  • Vasudha Narayanan
  • p. 569
  • Index.
  • p. 588
Control code
ocm62145327
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 599 p.
Isbn
9780631215356
Other control number
9780631215356 (alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The Blackwell companion to Hinduism, edited by Gavin Flood
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Establishing the Boundaries/
  • Gavin Flood
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Theoretical Issues.
  • p. 21
  • 1.
  • Colonialism and the Construction of Hinduism/
  • Gauri Viswanathan
  • p. 23
  • 2.
  • Orientalism and Hinduism/
  • David Smith
  • p. 45
  • Pt. II.
  • Text and Tradition.
  • p. 65
  • 3.
  • Vedas and Upanisads/
  • Michael Witzel
  • p. 68
  • 4.
  • Dharmasastras/
  • Ludo Rocher
  • p. 102
  • 5.
  • Sanskrit Epics/
  • John Brockington
  • p. 116
  • 6.
  • Puranas/
  • Freda Matchett
  • p. 129
  • 7.
  • Tamil Hindu Literature/
  • Norman Cutler
  • p. 145
  • 8.
  • Literature of Hinduism in Malayalam/
  • Rich Freeman
  • p. 159
  • 9.
  • North Indian Hindi Devotional Literature/
  • Nancy M. Martin
  • p. 182
  • 10.
  • Saiva Traditions/
  • Gavin Flood
  • p. 200
  • 11.
  • History of Vaisnava Traditions: An Esquisse/
  • Gerard Colas
  • p. 229
  • 12.
  • Renouncer Tradition/
  • Patrick Olivelle
  • p. 271
  • 13.
  • Householder Tradition in Hindu Society/
  • T. N. Madan
  • p. 288
  • 14.
  • Teyyam Tradition of Kerala/
  • Rich Freeman
  • p. 307
  • 15.
  • Month of Kartik and Women's Ritual Devotions to Krishna in Benares/
  • Tracy Pintchman
  • p. 327
  • Pt. III.
  • Systematic Thought.
  • p. 343
  • 16.
  • Science of Language/
  • Frits Staal
  • p. 348
  • 17.
  • Indian Mathematics/
  • Takao Hayashi
  • p. 360
  • 18.
  • Calendar, Astrology, and Astronomy/
  • Michio Yano
  • p. 376
  • 19.
  • Science of Medicine/
  • Dominik Wujastyk
  • p. 393
  • 20.
  • Hinduism and the Proper Work of Reason/
  • Jonardon Ganeri
  • p. 411
  • 21.
  • Restoring "Hindu Theology" as a Category in Indian Intellectual Discourse/
  • Francis Clooney
  • p. 447
  • 22.
  • Mantra/
  • Andre Padoux
  • p. 478
  • Pt. IV.
  • Society, Politics, and Nation.
  • p. 493
  • 23.
  • On the Relationship between Caste and Hinduism/
  • Declan Quigley
  • p. 495
  • 24.
  • Modernity, Reform, and Revival/
  • Dermot Killingley
  • p. 509
  • 25.
  • Contemporary Political Hinduism/
  • C. Ram-Prasad
  • p. 526
  • 26.
  • Goddess and the Nation: Subterfuges of Antiquity, the Cunning of Modernity/
  • Sumathi Ramaswamy
  • p. 551
  • 27.
  • Gender in a Devotional Universe/
  • Vasudha Narayanan
  • p. 569
  • Index.
  • p. 588
Control code
ocm62145327
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 599 p.
Isbn
9780631215356
Other control number
9780631215356 (alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.

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