Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 August 2019

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198790839

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The Oxford History of Hinduism

Modern Hinduism

Edited by Torkel Brekke

The Oxford History of Hinduism

  • Looks at the historical background to modern conceptualisations of Hinduism
  • Presents key developments and changes in religious practice in modern Hinduism
  • Maps and explains the powerful legal and political contexts created by the modern state--first the colonial government and then the Indian Republic--which have shaped Hinduism in new ways

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