skip to content
The Hindu world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Hindu world

Author: Sushil Mittal; Gene R Thursby
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge worlds.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"The Hindu World in the most authoritative and up-to-date single volume on Hinduism available today. In twenty-four chapters written by leading international scholars it provides a comprehensive and critical guide to the various literatures, traditions, and practices of Hinduism. Ideally tailored as an introduction to key topics in Hinduism and for use as a definitive reference source, the book offers fresh insights  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sushil Mittal; Gene R Thursby
ISBN: 0415215277 9780415215275
OCLC Number: 54103829
Description: xi, 657 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: On Hinduism and Hinduisms: the way of the banyan / Julius Lipner --
Veda and Upaniṣad / Laurie L. Patton --
Mahābhārata / James L .Fitzgerald --
Rāmāyaṇa / Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland Goldman --
Purāṇa / Velcheru Narayana Rao --
Śaiva / Gavin Flood --
Śākta / Kathleen M. Erndl --
Vaiṣṇava / Francis X. Clooney, Tony K. Stewart --
Bhakti / David N. Lorenzen --
Dharma / Barbara A. Holdrege --
Artha / Hartmut Scharfe --
Kāma / Dermot Killingley --
Mokṣa / Klaus K. Klostermaier --
Karma / Herman W. Tull --
Saṃskāra / Mary McGee --
Varṇa and Jāti / McKim Marriott --
Āśrama / Walter O. Kaelber --
Anna / R.S. Khare --
Grāma / Susan S. Wadley --
Ālaya / Vasudha Narayanan --
Tīrtha / Surinder M. Bhardwaj, James G. Lochtefeld --
Bhāṣā / Madhav M. Deshpande --
Darśana / John A. Grimes --
Kāla / Randy Kloetzli, Alf Hiltebeitel.
Series Title: Routledge worlds.
Responsibility: edited by Sushil Mittal and Gene Thursby.
More information:

Abstract:

A one-volume guide to Hindu faith and culture, this title elucidates the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious traditions, emphasizing Hinduism's classical heritage  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Every chapter has its own merit. It will be a very ideal text for both researchers and scholars.' - The Hindu '[This book provides] a splendid, learned and largely comprehensive guide to the major Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54103829> # The Hindu world
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "54103829" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BL1202> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Topic/hindoeisme> ; # Hindoeïsme
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Topic/hinduismus> ; # Hinduismus
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/294.5/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Topic/mythologie> ; # Mythologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957121> ; # Hinduism
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/7519113> ; # Gene R. Thursby
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44581223> ; # Sushil Mittal
   schema:datePublished "2004" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1054060792> ;
   schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Series/routledge_worlds> ; # Routledge worlds.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Series/the_routledge_worlds> ; # The Routledge worlds
   schema:name "The Hindu world"@en ;
   schema:productID "54103829" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54103829#PublicationEvent/new_york_routledge_2004> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1054060792#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54103829#Review/2034286642> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415215275> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA4X1671> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54103829> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957121> # Hinduism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hinduism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44581223> # Sushil Mittal
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Mittal" ;
   schema:givenName "Sushil" ;
   schema:name "Sushil Mittal" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7519113> # Gene R. Thursby
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Thursby" ;
   schema:givenName "Gene R." ;
   schema:name "Gene R. Thursby" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415215275>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415215277" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415215275" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54103829#Review/2034286642>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54103829> ; # The Hindu world
   schema:reviewBody ""The Hindu World in the most authoritative and up-to-date single volume on Hinduism available today. In twenty-four chapters written by leading international scholars it provides a comprehensive and critical guide to the various literatures, traditions, and practices of Hinduism. Ideally tailored as an introduction to key topics in Hinduism and for use as a definitive reference source, the book offers fresh insights into many aspects of Hindu life."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.