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Nine lives : in search of the sacred in modern India

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A study of the ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region's rapid change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 9780307272829 0307272826
OCLC Number: 437298635
Notes: Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Description: xvii, 275 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The nun's tale --
The dancer of Kannur --
The daughters of Yellamma --
The singer of epics --
The red fairy --
The monk's tale --
The maker of idols --
The lady twilight --
The song of the blind minstrel.
Other Titles: 9 lives
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.

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A study of the ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region's rapid change.

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