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Introducing Hinduism: A graphic guide

Introducing Hinduism: A graphic guide

Lal, Vinay; Van Loon, Borin

A guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of Hinduism. It explores the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste system and its views on sex, everyday life and asceticism. "Introducing Hinduism" offers a guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of this extraordinarily diverse faith. It untangles the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste system and its views on sex, everyday life and asceticism. This work answers questions including: Why do Hindus revere the cow? Must Hindus be vegetarian? And much more

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Duxford : Icon Books Ltd : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd : [distributor] United Book Distributors : [distributor] United Book Distributors : [distributor] Book Promotions : [distributor] National Book Network 2010
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Available at Central Library and Wednesfield Library.

  • Central Library – One available in 294.5/LAL

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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
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Statement of responsibility: Vinay Lal, Borin Van Loon
Distributor: Duxford: Icon Books Ltd; [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd; [distributor] United Book Distributors; [distributor] United Book Distributors; [distributor] Book Promotions; [distributor] National Book Network, 2010
ISBN: 1848311141, 9781848311145
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Vinay Lal teaches at UCLA. He writes widely on Indian history, contemporary politics, Bollywood and the Indian diaspora. Recent books include The History of History: Politics and Scholarship in Modern India (Oxford University Press, 2003). Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter and collagist who produces the comic strip 'The Severed Head' for The Chap magazine.
Physical Description: 176 p. : b&w, throughout ; 17x12 cm.
Series: Introducing... S.
Subject: Hinduism.; Religion.