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The Hindus

Language English
Contributor(s) Wendy Doniger
Binding Paperback
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Overview: The Hindus

The Hindus: An Alternative History is a theology and history book. It aims to provide a new look at Hinduism, one of the oldest religions in the world. This book offers an authoritative account of the ancient religion and reinterprets its myths and history. It takes a fresh look at this complicated religion and aims to simplify it. The book will appeal to the beginners as well as to the readers with considerable knowledge of Hinduism.

The Hindus: An Alternative History is written by Wendy Doniger, a well known authority on the subject. She has written various other bestselling books such as The Laws of Manu, The Rig Veda and On Hinduism. Her vast experience on this subject makes this book an interesting read. This book presents a complex topic and makes it interesting for all readers. It is also a well organised book, making it easier for readers to follow it.

The Hindus: An Alternative History delves into various facets of Hinduism. It discusses diversity and pluralism in the religion. The books also talks about internal conflicts in the religion. It is a thought-provoking book that makes it readers think about the deeper meaning of Hinduism. The language of the book is clear and lucid. The book is written in a witty and interesting manner and keeps readers interested till the end.

The Hindus: An Alternative History contains hitherto unknown facts about Hinduism. These facts cast a new light on the development of the religion. The book also talks about various other influences on the religion through the time and details the evolution of Hinduism.

To get this book, you can order online. This paperback book is listed with the ISBN 10 number of 1594202052 and ISBN 13 number of 978-1594202056.

Features: The Hindus

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Product Details
Language English
Publication Date October 7, 2011
Publisher Penguin India
Contributor(s) Wendy Doniger
Binding Paperback
Edition 2011
Page Count 800
ISBN 10 0143415344
ISBN 13 9780143415343
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