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The British discovery of Hinduism in the eighteenth century

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One of the incidental consequences of the success of British arms in eighteenth-century India was the appearance of a number of publications which reflect the intense curiosity of contemporary Europeans about strange peoples, their manners and religions. Of the three principal religions of India, Hinduism attracted the most attention. European contact with Islam was several centuries old, while few travellers could identify Buddhism with any certainty. This book reprints some of the most significant English contributions to the early European understanding of Hinduism.
No dust jacket. Book slightly water damaged, but pages are not stuck together, with some marks on cover.

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Author(s):
P. J. Marshall
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521077370
ISBN-13:
9780521077378
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
Cambridge U.P
Title:
The British discovery of Hinduism in the eighteenth century

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One of the incidental consequences of the success of British arms in eighteenth-century India was the appearance of a number of publications which reflect the intense curiosity of contemporary Europeans about strange peoples, their manners and religions. Of the three principal religions of India, Hinduism attracted the most attention. European contact with Islam was several centuries old, while few travellers could identify Buddhism with any certainty. This book reprints some of the most significant English contributions to the early European understanding of Hinduism.
No dust jacket. Book slightly water damaged, but pages are not stuck together, with some marks on cover.

Author(s):
P. J. Marshall
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521077370
ISBN-13:
9780521077378
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
Cambridge U.P
Title:
The British discovery of Hinduism in the eighteenth century

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