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The British discovery of Hinduism in the eighteenth century

Author: P J Marshall
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : University Press, 1970.
Series: European understanding of India.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reprints some of the most significant English contributions to the early European understanding of Hinduism.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marshall, P. J. (Peter James)
British discovery of Hinduism in the eighteenth century.
Cambridge [England] University Press, 1970
(OCoLC)889716841
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P J Marshall
ISBN: 0521077370 9780521077378
OCLC Number: 99619
Notes: Reprints of either essays or chapters from books originally published between 1767 and 1790.
Description: viii, 310 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapters on The religious tenets of the Gentoos / John Zephaniah Holwell --
A dissertation concerning Hindoos / Alexander Dow --
The translator's preface to A code of Gentoo laws / Nathaniel Brassey Halhed --
Letter to Nathaniel Smith, from the Bhăgvăt-Gēētā / Warren Hastings --
The translator's preface, from the Bhăgvăt-Gēētā / Charles Wilkins --
On the Gods of Greece, Italy and India / William Jones --
On the Hindus / William Jones --
On the chronology of the Hindus / William Jones --
Glossary.
Series Title: European understanding of India.
Responsibility: edited by P.J. Marshall.
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