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Published: 01 May 2016

160 Pages | 14 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198745549

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Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Kim Knott

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a succinct and accessible introduction to one of the world's major religions
  • Covers all aspects of Hinduism - its key texts, beliefs, and practices, both in the past and the present
  • Addresses contemporary concerns for Hindus such as changes in the use of IT and social media, and the ways in which this has transformed global communications in the Hindu diaspora and Hindu practice
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • Updated with analysis of recent debates on early India, Aryans, and the Veda, reflecting the increasing politicization of Hinduism and rise of identity politics

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