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Published: 10 October 2011

370 Pages | 33 b&w halftones, 1 map

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199777594

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Rise of a Folk God

Vitthal of Pandharpur

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere and Translated by Anne Feldhaus

South Asia Research

  • The first English translation of an important book by an influential scholar.
  • The first major work on the god Vitthal to be published in English since Guy Deleury's The Cult of Vithoba appeared in 1960
  • A strong argument for the pastoralist roots of the god Vitthal

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