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Hinduism and Modernity

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ISBN-10: 0631208623

ISBN-13: 9780631208624

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Smith

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After introducing modern India and reviewing definitions of Hinduism and modernity, the author presents key aspects of Hinduism, ancient and modern, in such a way as to form a critique of modernist theory.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

David Smith now lives in rural Ireland with his wife. He has four children and several grandchildren.Carol Ann Lee is an acclaimed biographer and has written extensively on the Holocaust. Her most recent publication, One of Your Own, focused on the life and death of Myra Hindley. She is also the author of two novels and three books for children. Her works have been published in 15 countries.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Hinduism and Modernity Explained
Modernity and Hinduism
India and the Juggernaut of Modernity
Hinduism Ancient and Modern
Hinduism for Others
Islam and Hinduism
The European Discovery of Hinduism
Hinduism and Orientalism
Hinduism Contrasted with Modernity
'Woman Caste' (aurat jati) and the Gender of Modernity
Kali East and West
The Gods of Hinduism and the Idols of Modernity
The Image of the Self
Hinduism Today
Gurus
Modernity and Hindu Nationalism
Hinduism and the Global Future
Notes
References
Index