Desert Temples: Sacred Centers of Rajasthan in Historical, Art-Historical, and Social Contexts

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The essays in this book represent the fruits of an interdisciplinary study of four temples in Rajasthan, India, jointly conducted by Lawrence A. Babb (anthropology), John E. Cort (religious studies), and Michael W. Meister (art history). The temples were chosen because they are quite ancient yet are also vibrantly functioning today. The results of the authors' research dramatically vindicate the idea that when disciplines are combined, the result is greater than the sum of the parts. The book shows that a functioning temple ...

Desert Temples: Sacred Centers of Rajasthan in Historical, Art-Historical, and Social Contexts 2008, Rawat Publications

ISBN-13: 9788131601068

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