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The Life of Hinduism (The Life of Religion)

Editore: University of California Press
ISBN 10: 0520249135 / ISBN 13: 9780520249134
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Titolo: The Life of Hinduism (The Life of Religion)

Casa editrice: University of California Press

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included


0520249135 Clean, unread hardcover with modest shelfwear to the boards, missing dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge. -still Nice!. Codice inventario libreria Z0520249135Z3

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Riassunto: The Life of Hinduism brings together a series of essays—many recognized as classics in the field—that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly “lived? religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this volume begins its journey in the “new India? of Bangalore, India?s Silicon Valley, where global connections and local traditions rub shoulders daily. Readers are then offered a glimpse into the multifaceted world of Hindu worship, life-cycle rites, festivals, performances, gurus, and castes. The book?s final sections deal with the Hinduism that is emerging in diasporic North America and with issues of identity that face Hindus in India and around the world: militancy versus tolerance and the struggle between owning one?s own religion and sharing it with others.

Contributors: Andrew Abbott, Michael Burawoy, Patricia Hill Collins, Barbara Ehrenreich, Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Sharon Hays, Douglas Massey, Joya Misra, Orlando Patterson, Frances Fox Piven, Lynn Smith-Lovin, Judith Stacey, Arthur Stinchcombe, Alain Touraine, Immanuel Wallerstein, William Julius Wilson, Robert Zussman

Dal risvolto interno: "Hawley and Narayanan have shaped the presentation of this volume in an elegant, graceful way; the framework is brilliant, original, and compelling. These articles are very accessible, informative, diverse, and complex in argumentation. The collection of readings, carefully sifted from the repertoire of books and articles over the past generation, brings together items that are factually accurate and just great reads in their own right."—Paul B. Courtright, co-editor, From the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays in Gender, Religion, and Culture

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