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Published: 03 July 2019

336 Pages


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