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1 T.N. Madan (ed.)
Contributions to Indian Sociology: Volume 25, Number 2, July-December 1991
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 1991; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 

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2 T.N. Madan
Family and Kinship: A Study of the Pandits of Rural Kashmir (Second Enlarged edition)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2001; 0195657853 / 9780195657852; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 8. 013811

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3 T.N. Madan (ed.)
India's Religions: Perspectives from Sociology and History
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0195668294 / 9780195668292; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 441. 033675

Price: 13.40 USD
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4 T.N. Madan (ed.)
Religion in India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0195630920 / 9780195630923; Eighth Edition; Paperback; New; New; 
Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Social Anthropology have been carefully planned to suit and needs of the general reader, students, teachers, as well as scholars from other disciplines. Problems have been posed in general theoretical terms, but Indian enthnography has been used as far as possible to illustrate them. Each volume is devoted to a core areas in sociology and social anthropology and brings within one cover important writings, some of which are very difficult to find. In this way it serves the useful purpose of short-circuiting the vast body of writing in a discipline, and at the same time presenting the current state of art in it. Religion in India attempts to capture the great diversity of religious phnomena in India. All the great religions of the world - Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Zoroastrianism are found within the geographical confines of the country, affecting the lives of its people in a vital way. Religion is a central concern in sociological and anthropological investigations and this volume tries to cover all the major theoretical approaches to its study evolutionary, functionalist, structuralist, cultural analytical, phenomenological and hermeneutic. The readings have been organized under five sections: Sacred Knowledge, Sacred Space, Sacred Time, Sacred Person and Reorientations to the Sacred. They offer the best of recent work as well as some celebrated classical writings in the field. The volume editor has a long introduction followed by short section introduction explaining the ratioanale behind his selections in each section. He also intervenes explain the text when he feels it to be necessary in the form of editiorial notes. This paperback edition has an additional article. Each section ends with an annoted biblography of additional readings and there is an exhaustive bibliography at the end of the book. Printed Pages: 478 with line figures. 010929

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5 Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Madeleine Biardeau, D.F. Pocock and T.N. Madan
The Hinduism Omnibus (Comprising Non-Renunciation: Themes and Interpretations of Hindu Culture
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0195664116 / 9780195664119; Third Impression; Hardcover; New; New; 
This omnibus edition, with an introduction by T N Madan, brings together four classic works on Hinduism by renowned scholars, providing the liturgical, historical, anthropological,and individualist's interpretation of the religion. Together with a knowledgeable yet accessible Introduction by T N Madan, these four books make an excellent and very comprehensive collector's item on Hinduism, providing a bird's eye view, as well as an insightful exploration of a world religion. Printed Pages: 912. 019805

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6 T.N. Madan
The T.N. Madan Omnibus: Comprising 'Family and Kinship: A Study of the Pandits of Rural Kashmir'; 'Non-renunciation: Themes and Interpretations of Hindu Culture'
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0198069405 / 9780198069409; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
For more than half a century, T.N. Madan has been a towering influence on the sociological and anthropological studies of family and kinship, cultural dimensions of development, religion, secularism, and Hindu society and tradition. This Omnibus brings together his seminal writings on marriage, kinship, family, and the household in Hindu society. Family and Kinship: A Study of the Pandits of Rural Kashmir, first published in 1965, remains a pioneering ethnographic study of the Kashmiri Pandits, and is considered a classic in the field of world anthropology. The book presents a social history of a people and culture which is currently virtually non-existent in the Kashmir Valley. Drawing upon new theoretical and methodological perspectives, Non-renunciation: Themes and Interpretations of Hindu Culture provides a nuanced understanding of Hinduism as a lived tradition. It explores aspects of auspiciousness, purity, asceticism, eroticism, altruism, and death while focussing on the householder’s life in Hindu society. The Omnibus also includes additional essays on the Brahmanic gotra, and the Hindu family and development, along with a short piece on aspects of traditional household culture. It features an autobiographical essay—the author’s recollection of growing up in a Pandit home in Srinagar, Kashmir. In the Prologue, T.N. Madan engages with the ‘householder tradition’ across the cultural regions of India, analysing themes of householdership and renunciation in religious philosophy and ethnography. 033657

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7 T.N. Madan (ed.)
Way of Life: King, Householder, Renouncer (Essays in Honour of Louis Dumont)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120805275 / 9788120805279; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 451. 030702

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