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Description - Everyday Hinduism by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

This innovative introductory textbook explores the central
practices and beliefs of Hinduism through contemporary, everyday
practice.


Introduces and contextualizes the rituals, festivals and
everyday lived experiences of Hinduism in text and images

Includes data from the author?s own extensive
ethnographic fieldwork in central India (Chhattisgarh), the Deccan
Plateau (Hyderabad), and South India (Tirupati)

Features coverage of Hindu diasporas, including a study of the
Hindu community in Atlanta, Georgia

Each chapter includes case study examples of specific topics
related to the practice of Hinduism framed by introductory and
contextual material

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405160216
ISBN-10: 1405160217
Format: Paperback / softback
(227mm x 162mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger is a Professor in the Department of Religion at Emory University. She is the author of When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess (2013), In Amma s Healing Room: Gender and Vernacular Islam in South India (2009), and Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India (1996).

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