The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Title: The Quotidian Revolution Author: Christian Lee Novetzke Genre: Religion Publisher: Columbia University Press Release Date: October 11, 2016 Pages: 432 In thirteenth-century Maharashtra, a new vernacular literature emerged to challenge the hegemony of Sanskrit, a language largely restricted to men of high caste. In a vivid and accessible idiom, this new Marathi literature inaugurated […]

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Friedrich Max Muller and the Sacred Books of the East

Title: Friedrich Max Muller and the Sacred Books of the East Author: Professor of the History of Christianity and Philosophy Arie L Molendijk Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: October 4, 2016 Pages: 256 This volume offers a critical analysis of one the most ambitious editorial projects of late Victorian Britain: the edition of the […]

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Voicing Subjects

Title: Voicing Subjects Author: Laura Kunreuther Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines Release Date: 2014 Pages: 328 Voicing Subjects traces the relation between public speech and notions of personal interiority in Kathmandu. It explores two seemingly distinct formations of voice that have emerged in the midst of the country’s recent political and economic upheavals: a political […]

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