Item description for Violence Denied: Violence, Non-Violence and the Rationalization of Violence in South Asian Cultural History (Brill's Indological Library, 16) by Jan E. M. Houben, Karel R. Van Kooij, K. R. van Kooij, Amber J. Rose, Alan Ahlstrand, Daniel G. Reid & Ana Planella...
Historical and cultural aspects of the tensions between violence and its denial and rationalization in South Asia are taken up in the contributions of this volume. It deals with topics ranging from the origins of the concept of Ahimsa, to the iconography and interpretation of a self-beheading goddess, and violent heroines in Ajneya's Hindi short stories.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 10" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004113444 ISBN13 9789004113442
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