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Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India: A Study in Cultural Geography

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Title:Hindu Places of Pilgrimage in India: A Study in Cultural Geography
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$12.60)
Book ID:B009-TVL00024
Publisher:University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 1973
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Photo's. & Maps
Binding:Green Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
University of California Press, 1973, Green Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photo's. & Maps

gilt titles spine, illust. by b/w. phoro's., maps & charts; sponsored by the 'Center for South & Southeast Asia Studies'; "In examining the cultural geography of religious pilgrimage in India, Mr. Bhardwaj combines a cultural-historical analysis of epic, legendary and other literary sources with his own contemporary field work in eleven sacred places in Himachal Pradesh and the Himalayan districts of Uttar Pradesh, as well as including comparative observations from Ujjain in Madya Pradesh. His textual analysis of the traditional sources provides a significant dimension not only by establishing the importance of tbe institution of pilgrimage in Indian history and the persistence of similar distribution patterns of sacred places over long periods but also by providing the normative background for contemporary practices."; insignificant dent across front cover & tiny ink line on f.e.p. otherwise a clean, unmarked copy in a price-clipped D/J. with the lightest of edgewear; incld. index & bibliography - 258 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Photo's. & Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Esoteric; Mysticism; Sacred Places; India; Geography & Maps. ISBN: 0520021355. ISBN/EAN: 9780520021358. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: TVL00024.
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