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  • Tantric Revisionings

    New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    Tantric Revisionings presents stimulating new perspectives on Hindu and Buddhist religion, particularly their Tantric versions, in India, Tibet or in modern Western societies. Geoffrey Samuel adopts an historically and textually informed anthropological approach, seeking to locate and understand…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14

  • Epistemology and Method in Law

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    This book seeks to question the widely held assumption in Europe that to have knowledge of law is simply to have knowledge of rules. There is a knowledge dimension beyond the symbolic which reaches right into the way facts are perceived, constructed and deconstructed. In support of this thesis…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West

    Between Mind and Body

    Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Jay Johnston

    Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Daughters of Hariti

    Childbirth and Female Healers in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Santi Rozario, Geoffrey Samuel

    Hariti is the ancient Indian goddess of childbirth and women healers, known at one time throughout South and Southeast Asia from India to Nepal and Bali. Daughters of Hariti looks at her 'daughters' today, female midwives and healers in many different cultures across the region. It also traces the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology

  • Introducing Tibetan Buddhism

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion. It covers the development and influence of Tibetan Buddhism and the key schools and traditions, including Bon. Geoffrey Samuel helps students get to grips with a complex…

    Paperback – 2012-04-13
    World Religions

  • The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars AD 363-628

    By Geoffrey Greatrex, Samuel N. C. Lieu

    Late Antiquity was an eventful period on the eastern frontier of the Roman empire. From the failure of the Emperor Julian's invasion of Persia in 363 AD to the overwhelming victory of the Emperor Heraclius in 628, the Romans and Persians were engaged in almost constant conflict.This book, sequel to…

    Paperback – 2007-12-01

  • Law of Obligations & Legal Remedies

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    This book examines the notion of a law of obligations as a conceptual category in itself; and, in doing this, it presents the foundational material in a context that draws on some comparative and theoretical ideas while, at the same time, emphasising the special characteristics of the common law.…

    Paperback – 2001-02-06

  • Title I

    Compensatory Education at the Crossroads

    Edited by Geoffrey D. Borman, Samuel C. Stringfield, Robert E. Slavin

    This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's…

    Paperback – 2001-02-01
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

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