Myths of the Dog-Man

Myths of the Dog-Man

by David Gordon White


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226895093
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/28/1991
Edition description: 1
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David Gordon White is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He divides his time among the United States, Europe, and India.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword by Wendy Doniger
1. Hell Is Other People
2. The Cynocephalic Saint
3. The Cynocephalic Hordes
4. Visvamitra and the Dog-Cookers
5. Dog-Cookers and Other Borderline Cases in Ancient and Medieval India
6. Central Asia: The Vortex of Cynanthropy
7. Chinese Dog-Man Traditions: P'an Hu and the Ch'uan Jung
8. Barbarians in Ancient China
9. Facing Up to Other People
Selected Bibliography

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