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Inner Conflict of Tradition : Essays in Indian Ritual, Kingship and Society - J.C. Heesterman

Inner Conflict of Tradition

Essays in Indian Ritual, Kingship and Society

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Published: 1st January 1985
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Introduction
India and the Inner Conflict of Tradition
Brahmin, Ritual, and Renouncer
The Case of the Severed Head
The Flood Story in Vedic Ritual
The Origin of the Nastika
Vedic Sacrifice and Transcendence
Ritual, Revelation, and the Axial Age
The Conundrum of the King's Authority
Kautilya and the Ancient Indian State
Power, Priesthood, and Authority
Western Expansion, Indian Reaction: Mughal Empire and British Raj
Caste, Village, and Indian Society
Caste and Karma: Max Weber's Analysis of Caste
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780226322995
ISBN-10: 0226322998
Series: Essays in Indian Ritual, Kingship, and Society
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 1st January 1985
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 14.9  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.36