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religion of India the sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism. by Max Weber

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Published by Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- Religion,
  • India -- Social conditions

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated and edited by Hans H. Gerth and Don Martindale.
LC ClassificationsBL2001 .W443
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p.
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6245898M
LC Control Number58006491

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"The True History and the Religion of India" Book Review By: Prof. T.M. Srinivasan, Ph.D. International Journal of Humanities and Peace - January 1, At last here is a book about India by an Indian, who is also a renowned religious leader, a social reformer and a Vedic historian.   ‘This book is an important addition to the corpus of books on India. In one volume one can find general as well as specific chapters on various aspects of religion, caste and politics in India. Undoubtedly, it will remain as one of the main reference works for scholars working on modern India for years to come.’—. The book contains pages and is divided in 57 small easy-to-read chapters, containing authentic information about all the important aspects of Hindu religion, culture, and philosophy. It is designed to entice the young reader; in particular, the youthful Hindu. The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism is a book on the sociology of religion written by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist of the early twentieth century. The original edition was in German under the title Hinduismus und Buddhismus and published in An English translation was made in and several editions have been released since then.