by Rasamandala Das


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This book tells the story of Hinduism describing: the roots of the faith, how the teachings came to be written down, the development of the various traditions and movements of Hinduism, the effects of Muslim and British rule on Hindu society, Hinduism today. The book also includes short biographies of important figures, statistics, a calendar of festivals, and a time line.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836858730
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Publication date: 07/01/2005
Series: Religions of the World Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The Roots of Hinduism (3000-1500 BCE)     4
The Teachings Are Written (1500 BCE-500 CE)     10
Kings, Poets, and Scholars (500-1200 CE)     16
Muslim-dominated India (1200-1750)     22
British Rule in India (1757-1947)     28
Hinduism in the Modern World (1947 to the present)     34
Great Lives and Legendary Figures     42
Further Information     43
Time Line     44
Facts and Figures     45
Glossary     46
Index     48

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