River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India / Edition 1

River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India / Edition 1

by David L. Haberman
     
 


"Very few scholars in religious studies have achieved Haberman's combination of textual and ethnographic authority. The book is groundbreaking, building on his achievements in the study of the religious traditions of Braj; he is widely regarded as a major authority on this area of Hinduism's complex regional matrix. The superior scholarship, combined with the… See more details below

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"Very few scholars in religious studies have achieved Haberman's combination of textual and ethnographic authority. The book is groundbreaking, building on his achievements in the study of the religious traditions of Braj; he is widely regarded as a major authority on this area of Hinduism's complex regional matrix. The superior scholarship, combined with the author's personal voice, gives the book additional resonance, bringing to light an urgent environmental and moral challenge."—Paul B. Courtright, co-editor, From the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays in Gender, Religion, and Culture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520247895
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/10/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1A river of delights, a river of troubles14
2The source : mother of life43
3River of death74
4Goddess of love95
5Signs of hope141
6A matter of balance176
App. 1Translations197
App. 2Organizations working on river issues in Northern India224

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