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Author Hiltebeitel, Alf.

Title Dharma : its early history in law, religion, and narrative / Alf Hiltebeitel
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 747 pages)
Series South Asia research
South Asia research
Summary Between 300 BCE and 200 CE, concepts and practices of dharma attained literary prominence throughout India. Both Buddhist and Brahmanical authors sought to clarify and classify their central concerns, and dharma proved a means of thinking through and articulating those concerns. Alf Hiltebeitel shows the different ways in which dharma was interpreted during that formative period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Dharma -- History of doctrines.
Hinduism -- Doctrines -- History.
Dharma (Buddhism) -- History of doctrines.
Buddhism -- Doctrines -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199897452 ebook