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  • Missionaries, Rebellion and Proto-Nationalism

    James Long of Bengal, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey A. Oddie

    The Rev. James Long was one of the most remarkable Protestant missionaries working in India in the nineteenth century. Sent to Calcutta at the age of 22 in 1840, he devoted his life to representing what he passionately believed were the best interests of the forgotten poor and oppressed among the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Caste, Class and Catholicism in India 1789-1914

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Ballhatchet

    This is a study of the ways in which changing social expectations among Indian Catholics confronted the Roman Church with new questions, as well as giving fresh urgency to the old problem of the persistence of caste among Christians. Low-caste restiveness prompted different reactions among European…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Reflexive Nature of Awareness

    A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence, 1st Edition

    By Paul Williams

    Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian cultural history and historiography, with an ultimate aim of broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia

    Christians and Muslims in the Moluccas, 1st Edition

    By Sumanto Al Qurtuby

    Maluku in eastern Indonesia is the home to Muslims, Protestants, and Catholics who had for the most part been living peaceably since the sixteenth century. In 1999, brutal conflicts broke out between local Christians and Muslims, and escalated into large-scale communal violence once the Laskar…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati, Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

    Religion has long been a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. Increased economic and cultural flows, growth in tourism, and new forms of governance and media, however, have brought significant changes to the religious traditions of the region in the twentieth and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Krsna's Round Dance Reconsidered

    Hariram Vyas's Hindi Ras-pancadhyayi, 1st Edition

    By Heidi Rika Maria Pauwels

    Concerned with the process in Hinduism of reinterpreting classical texts and imbuing them with new inspiration. An example par excellence is Hariram Vyas's Ras-pancadhyayi, the earliest known Braj Bhasa version of the five chapters of Bhagavatapurana on Krsna's Dance with the Gopis.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge

  • Armenian Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Awde

    Papers covering the history, religion and culture of the Armenian people, from the 10th anniversary conference of the Association Internationale des Etudes Armeniennes held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Caucasus World

  • A Survey of Vinaya Literature

    1st Edition

    By Charles S. Prebish

    The most important research tool for vinaya studies. Covers both primary and secondary sources in Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, and Chinese as well as modern sources in English, French, German and Japanese.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Hadrami Arabs in Present-day Indonesia

    An Indonesia-oriented group with an Arab signature, 1st Edition

    By Frode F. Jacobsen

    This book focuses on social and cultural trends in present-day Hadrami Arab societies in Eastern and Central Indonesia, and the history of the Hadrami Arab people, which demonstrates an early form of globalization. For centuries migration has played a vital part in Hadrami adaptation.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Love Divine

    Studies in 'Bhakti and Devotional Mysticism, 1st Edition

    By Karel Werner

    Explores the nature and function of bhakti or devotional involvement in religious practice in India in areas where it is seldom sought or where its existence has been doubted or even denied.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion

    1st Edition

    By Tullio Federico Lobetti

    Ascetic practices are a common feature of religion in Japan, practiced by different religious traditions. This book looks at these ascetic practices in an inter-sectarian and inter-doctrinal fashion, in order to highlight the underlying themes common to all forms of asceticism. It does so by…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

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