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Querying the Medieval: Texts and the History of Practices in South Asia

Price : $37.50
ISBN # : 0195124308
Author : Ronald Inden,Jonathan Walters,Daud Ali
pages: 235
Edition : Hardbound
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Published : 2000, New York

This volume, through a close reading of a number of "early medieval" texts seeks to undermine the characterization of medieval South Asia as a dark prelude to an elightened modernity. It seeks to destabilize these characterization through a reading of-Puranas, Vamsas, and inscriptional Prasastis. The result is a revised look at the relationship between history, national identity and religion in medieval South Asia.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 13 July, 2006.
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