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Kulke, Hermann

Overview
Works: 113 works in 393 publications in 2 languages and 5,877 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Creator, Translator
Classifications: DS436, 954
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Most widely held works by Hermann Kulke
A history of India by Hermann Kulke( )
95 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the subcontinent. Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasise and analyse the structural pattern of Indian history." "Revised throughout, the fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of India up to date to consider, for example, the recent developments in the Kashmir conflict. Along with a new glossary, this new edition also includes an expanded discussion of the Mughal empire as well as of the economic history of India."--Jacket
Hinduism reconsidered ( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at the 9th European Conference of Modern South Asian Studies, held at Wilhelmsfeld in 1986
The State in India, 1000-1700 ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the 1940s, revaluations of the nature of the State have been a major preoccupation among historians worldwide. There has been a debate on the extent to which the State is independent of the interests of the ruling class. Pre-colonial India provides a unique testing ground for such debates, for it provides examples of State forms which vary enormously. Yet serious consideration of the nature of State forms in India was often overwhelmed by a focus on 'caste' and 'brahminism'. Now, however, as Professor Kulke demonstrates in his Introduction to this book - which consists of all the major essays on this important theme - several basic forms of the State can be isolated. Although the notion of 'centralized empire' still dominates the historiography, alternative models such as 'the segmentary state' and 'the patrimonial state' have given rise to productive debates
Indische Geschichte vom Altertum bis zur Gegenwart : Literaturbericht über neuere Veröffentlichungen by Hermann Kulke( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The devarāja cult by Hermann Kulke( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cult of Jagannath and the regional tradition of Orissa by Anncharlott Eschmann( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geschichte Indiens : von der Induskultur bis Heute by Hermann Kulke( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indische Geschichte bis 1750 by Hermann Kulke( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Main description: Indien ist die Heimat einer der großen Kulturen und eines Fünftels der Menschheit. Seine vorkoloniale Geschichte erstreckt sich über rund fünftausend Jahre. Hermann Kulke breitet im jüngsten Band des Oldenbourg Grundriss Geschichte die enorme Vielfalt dieser langen Geschichte aus: Er führt durch die frühe Induskultur, Einwanderung der Indo-Arya und die klassischen Großreiche; geht weiter zu den Regionalreichen des frühen Mittelalters und dann zum Zeitalter des Delhi-Sultanats sowie des Mogulreiches - mit dessen Untergang um 1750 die Kolonialzeit begann. Für Studierende, Dozenten und alle an der Geschichte Indiens Interessierten erschließt der Autor außerdem zentrale Themen der heutigen Forschung wie Periodisierung, Theorien staatlicher Entwicklung und die "Indian Ocean Studies". Die thematisch gegliederte Bibliographie bietet wie immer wichtige Orientierung für eigene Forschungen
Studies in the history, religion and art of classical and mediaeval India by Hermann Goetz( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orissa : a comprehensive and classified bibliography by Hermann Kulke( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geschichte Indiens by Hermann Kulke( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nagapattinam to Suvarnadwipa : reflections on the Chola naval expeditions to Southeast Asia by Hermann Kulke( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The expansion of the Cholas from their base in the Kaveri Delta saw this growing power subdue the kingdoms of southern India, as well as occupy Sri Lanka and the Maldives, by the early eleventh century. It was also during this period that the Cholas initiated links with Song China. Concurrently, the Southeast Asian polity of Sriwijaya had, through its Sumatran and Malayan ports, come to occupy a key position in East-West maritime trade, requiring engagement with both Song China to the north and the Chola kingdom to its west. The apparently friendly relations pursued were, however, to be disrupted in 1025 by Chola naval expeditions against fourteen key port cities in Southeast Asia. This volume examines the background, course and effects of these expeditions, as well as the regional context of the events. It brings to light many aspects of this key period in Asian history. Unprecedented in the degree of detail assigned to the story of the Chola expeditions, this volume is also unique in that it includes translations of the contemporary Tamil and Sanskrit inscriptions relating to Southeast Asia and of the Song dynasty Chinese texts relating to the Chola Kingdom"--Publisher information
Cidambaramāhātmya; eine Untersuchung der religionsgeschichtlichen und historischen Hintergründe für die Entstehung der Tradition eines südindischen Tempelstadt by Hermann Kulke( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in German and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings and cults : state formation and legitimation in India and Southeast Asia by Hermann Kulke( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Articles covers medieval India and Southeast Asia
Regionale Tradition in Südasien ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Städte in Südasien : Geschichte, Gesellschaft, Gestalt ( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in German and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religion and society in eastern India ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chiefly on Hinduism and culture in Indian society
Jagannath revisited : studying society, religion, and the state in Orissa ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at a conference held at Heidelberg in June 1997
Interrogating history : essays for Hermann Kulke ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributed articles predominantly on historiography and historians of India and area study of Orissa historical related topics
Jagannātha-Kult und Gajapati-Königtum : e. Beitr. zur Geschichte religiöser Legitimation hinduist. Herrscher by Hermann Kulke( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in German and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kulke, H.
Kulke, H. (Hermann)
Kulke, Herman 1938-
Languages
English (198)
German (50)
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