The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India /

Exploring the rise and fall of Sanskrit as a vehicle of poetry and polity, this title traces the two great moments of its transformation. Drawing parallels with the rise of Latin literature and the Roman empire, it asks whether these very different histories challenge theories of culture and power a...

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Main Author: Pollock, Sheldon I., (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series:ACLS Fellows' Publications.
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