Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond

Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond

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This volume brings together sixteen articles on the religions, literatures and histories of South and Central Asia in tribute to Patrick Olivelle, one of North Americaa€™s leading Sanskritists and historians of early India. Over the last four decades, the focus of his scholarship has been on the ascetic and legal traditions of India, but his work as both a researcher and a teacher extends beyond early Indian religion and literature. a€˜Religion and Identity and South Asia and Beyonda€™ is a testament to that influence. The contributions in this volume, many by former students of Olivelle, are committed to linguistic and historical rigor, combined with sensitivity to how the study of Asia has been changing over the last several decades.Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle Steven E. Lindquist. Burrow, T. (1955), The Sanskrit Language (London: Faber and Faber). ... Douglas, M. (1966), Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo (New York: Praeger).

Title:Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond
Author: Steven E. Lindquist
Publisher:Anthem Press - 2013-12-01

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