Religious Movements in South Asia, 600-1800

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David N. Lorenzen
Oxford University Press, 2004 - History - 380 pages
Eleven Key Essays Debate How The Religious And Worldly Aims Of Differnet Movements Are Linked And How Their Ideologies, Social Bases And Organisational Structures Have Continued And Changed Over Time. Divided In 5 Chapters-Alvars And Nayanars, Conversion To Islam, Rama And The Muslims, Kabir And The Saints And Historical Overviews.

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From Devotion and Dissent to Dominance
Social Mobility and Medieval South
Approaches to the Study of Conversion

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David N. Lorenzen is at Centre of Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de Mexico.

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