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Published: 28 December 1995

446 Pages | 22 black and white photographs, line figures, maps


ISBN: 9780198280422

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Riches and Renunciation

Religion, Economy, and Society among the Jains

James Laidlaw

Clarendon Press

Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Jains of India are a flourishing and prosperous community, but their religion is focused on the teaching and example of ascetic renouncers, ...

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