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Foucault And The Kamasutra

Pub Date : 2016-06-22 | Author : Sanjay K. Gautam | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226348582
ISBN 13 : 022634858X

The Kamasutra is best known in the West for its scandalous celebration of unbridled sensuality. Yet, there is much, much more to it; embedded in the text is a vision of the city fo..

Against Dharma

Pub Date : 2018-03-20 | Author : Wendy Doniger | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300216196
ISBN 13 : 030021619X

An esteemed scholar of Hinduism presents a groundbreaking interpretation of ancient Indian texts and their historic influence on subversive resistance Ancient Hindu texts speak of ..

Encyclopedia Of Love In World Religions

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Yudit Kornberg Greenberg | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781851099801
ISBN 13 : 1851099808

This is the first comprehensive resource on the subject of love in the teachings of the world's major religions, cultures, and philosophies...

Dimock Jr Levertov In Praise Of Krishna

Pub Date : 1981-08-15 | Author : Edward C. Dimock | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226152316
ISBN 13 : 9780226152318

Arising out of a devotional and enthusiastic religious movement that swept across most of northern and eastern India in the period from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centu..

Same Sex Love In India

Pub Date : 2000-09-11 | Author : R. Vanita | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137054807
ISBN 13 : 1137054808

Same-Sex Love in India presents a stunning array of writings on same-sex love from over 2000 years of Indian literature. Translated from more than a dozen languages and drawn from ..

Locations Of Buddhism

Pub Date : 2010-04-15 | Author : Anne M. Blackburn | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226055094
ISBN 13 : 9780226055091

Modernizing and colonizing forces brought nineteenth-century Sri Lankan Buddhists both challenges and opportunities. How did Buddhists deal with social and economic change; new for..

Close Encounters Of Empire

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Gilbert Michael Joseph | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822320991
ISBN 13 : 9780822320999

A series of essays on encounters between Latin Americans and North Americans that offer a framework to determine how foreign people, ideas and institutions were received and approp..