This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context.
The chapters contain a compelling range of primary source materials and a series of geographical and historical 'snapshots' to orientate readers to South Asia. Valuable features for students include images, task boxes, discussion points, suggestions for further reading, a timeline and glossary of terms.
"This book captures the complexity and intricacy of lived religious practice in South Asia through well-chosen case studies and focus on crucial questions. Highly recommended"
- Paula Richman, William H. Danforth Professor of South Asian Religions, Oberlin College, USA
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 3rd October 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49 x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1