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Hinduism
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HINDUISM

PAPERBACK BY SHATTUCK, CYBELLE

£15.99

ISBN
9780415211635
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TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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PAGES
128 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JAN 1999

DESCRIPTION

Hinduism is a concise and readable survey of the history of Hinduism, from its origins in the Indus Valley to its increasing popularity in today's Western world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Hindu beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction 2. Philosophical Foundations 3. Classical and Medieval Hinduism 4. The Modern Period I: Hinduism in Practice 5. The Modern Period II: Forces of Change 6. Toward the Future