The Assembly of Listeners: Jains in Society [1STed.]0521365058, 9780521365055

Author : Michael Carrithers, Caroline Humphrey
"""Description:The Jains have exerted an influence on Indian society and religion out of proportion with their relatively small numbers. The Assembly of Listeners: The Jains in Society is the first book to address the sociology of the Jains and to discuss the notion of the ""community"" based on religious affiliation in India. Topics covered include Jain ideals and identity
Categories: Biology Anthropology
Year :1991
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 342
File Info : pdf 5 Mb