Revelry Rivalry And Longing For The Goddesses Of Bengal

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023112919X
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The first book to recount the history of these festivals and their revelry, rivalry, and nostalgic power, this volume marks an unprecedented achievement in the mapping of a major public event.

Encountering Kali

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
ISBN: 9788120820418
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Encountering Kali explores one of the most ramarkable divinities the world has seen.

Sources Of Indian Traditions

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231510926
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For more than fifty years, students and teachers have made the two-volume resource Sources of Indian Traditions their top pick for an accessible yet thorough introduction to Indian and South Asian civilizations.

Singular Continuities

Author: George K. Behlmer
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804734899
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This volume explores the appropriation of the past in modern British culture. The twelve essays argue that to distinguish between "the new" and "the traditional" today often draws a false dichotomy.

Mother Of My Heart Daughter Of My Dreams

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195134354
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This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present.

Interior Environment And Related Agencies Appropriations For 2014 Justification Of The Budget Estimates Related Agencies

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
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... lndian Studies in New Delhi. During her term abroad, Professor McDer-mott
researched and began writing Revelry, Rivalry, and Longing for the Goddesses
of Bengal: The Fortunes of Hindu Festivals (Columbia University Press, 2011),
the first English-language book to describe the elaborate ceremonies that are
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Singing To The Goddess

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195134346
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This collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma.

Ethical Life In South Asia

Author: Anand Pandian
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253355281
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Outgrowth of an international workshop on the subject of South Asian ethical practices held in Vancouver, Canada in September 2007.

Strong Society Smart State

Author: James Reilly
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231528086
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James Reilly shows how Chinese leaders have responded to popular demands for political participation with a sophisticated strategy combining tolerance, responsiveness, persuasion, and repression.