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Jains in the world : religious values and ideology in India

Author: John E Cort
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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Based on field research in northern Gujarat as well as on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and modern vernacular religious literature, John Cort gives a rounded portrait of how the religion of Jainism is practised today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cort, John E., 1953-
Jains in the world.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 99028440
(OCoLC)41445674
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Cort
ISBN: 1429401753 9781429401753
OCLC Number: 71358145
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 267 pages) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: John E. Cort.

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This book presents a detailed fieldwork-based study of the ancient Indian religion of Jainism. Drawing on field research in northern Gujarat and on the study of both ancient Sanskrit and Prakrit and  Read more...

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As a clear, detailed, rich, and accessible account of the life of a community, Jains in the World is unsurpassed in the field of Jain studies, and stands as a fine example of ethnographic writing in Read more...

 
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