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Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780192804761

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¥1,628
Author: 
Helen Morales
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
110 x 72 mm
Pub date
Aug 2007
Series
Very Short Introductions
Classical myths are a subject of enduring fascination, widely evoked and re-told in both high art and popular culture. A lively and wide-ranging exploration, placing the emphasis on understanding ... Read more

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Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

ISBN : 9780190205324

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¥5,225
Author: 
Charles Goodman
Pages
264 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
167 x 234 mm
Pub date
Sep 2014
For many Westerners, the most appealing teachings of the Buddhist tradition pertain to ethics. Buddhist ethical views have much in common with certain modern ethical theories, and contain many insight ... Read more

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

ISBN : 9780198716983

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¥1,639
Author: 
Eratosthenes; Hyginus; Aratus; Robin Hard
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 199 mm
Pub date
May 2015
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Athena seized the writhing serpent and hurled it into the sky, and fixed it to the very pole of the heavens.' The constellations we recognize today were first mapped by the ancient Greeks, who arra ... Read more

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Contradictory Lives: Baul Women in India and Bangladesh

ISBN : 9780199396849

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¥5,390
Author: 
Lisa I. Knight
Pages
236 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
162 x 234 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
In literature and popular imagination, the Bauls of India and Bangladesh are characterized as musical mystics: orange-clad nomads of both Hindu and Muslim backgrounds who wander the countryside and en ... Read more

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Controversial New Religions (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199315314

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¥5,390
Author: 
James R. Lewis;Jesper Aagaard Petersen
Pages
496 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
158 x 234 mm
Pub date
Aug 2014
In terms of public opinion, new religious movements are considered controversial for a variety of reasons. Their social organization often runs counter to popular expectations by experimenting with co ... Read more

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Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology

ISBN : 9780199341108

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¥16,170
Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Pages
334 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jun 2015
What does it mean to be a Brahmin, and what could it mean to become one? Over the years, intellectuals and dogmatists have offered plenty of answers to the first question, but the latter presents a cu ... Read more

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Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology

ISBN : 9780199341115

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¥5,687
Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
165 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2015
What does it mean to be a Brahmin, and what could it mean to become one? Over the years, intellectuals and dogmatists have offered plenty of answers to the first question, but the latter presents a cu ... Read more

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Desiring the Good: Ancient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

ISBN : 9780190692476

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¥10,010
Author: 
Katja Maria Vogt
Pages
232 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 210 mm
Pub date
Oct 2017
Desiring the Good defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: ... Read more

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Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

ISBN : 9780190088897

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¥15,246
Author: 
Caleb Simmons
Pages
296 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 156 mm
Pub date
Jan 2020
Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India investigates the shifting conceptualization of sovereignty in the South Indian kingdom of Mysore during the reigns of Tipu Sultan (r. 1782-1799) ... Read more

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Dhammapada

ISBN : 9780199555130

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¥1,463
Author: 
John Ross Carter; Mahinda Palihawadana
Pages
112 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Oct 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
The Dhammapada, the Pali version of one of the most popular texts of the Buddhist canon, ranks among the classics of the world's great religious literature. Like all religious texts in Pali, the Dhamm ... Read more

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