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User Review  - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing

A collection of trees depicting the vast forest of Hinduism, giving a better overview than generalities. The author shifts her focus throughout the history, but there is a subtle design and a variety ... Read full review

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User Review  - jrcovey - LibraryThing

Whatever the layer of Hindu tradition, or period of Indian history, Doniger has fascinating things to say about it—the sources of Indus Valley civilization, the relationship between the sacrifice ... Read full review

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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

I struggled with Doniger's massive survey of Hindu history and thought for over six months. In the end I completed it not because I was determined to get the better of it, but because I started to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caomhghin - LibraryThing

Hinduism (the religion) is complicated and complex and probably not coherent. That makes for a difficult book to write but Doniger tackles it brilliantly. She moves from the earliest texts through ... Read full review

Gerard Manley Hopkins: a life

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Poet Mariani (English, Boston Coll.; The Broken Tower: The Life of Hart Crane) presents a new biography of the Victorian poet and Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins. Largely unknown in his own ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

What a great book. I have been checking it out again (and yet again) from the public library. I'm thinking I should just add it to my library and be done with it! I will read anything by Doniger. She ... Read full review

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User Review  - Urquhart - LibraryThing

My review. Wendy Doniger, The Hindus- An Alternative History Library Thing is sadly deficient in women’s history and information relating to the East. It is my hope that people will see issues that ... Read full review


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