Forms of knowledge in early modern Asia : explorations in the intellectual history of India and Tibet, 1500-1800 / edited by Sheldon Pollock.

Contributor(s): Pollock, Sheldon IMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (376 pages) : illustrations, mapContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822393580; 0822393581; 1283252082; 9781283252089Subject(s): India -- Civilization -- 16th century | India -- Civilization -- 17th century | India -- Civilization -- 18th century | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Civilization -- 17th century | Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Civilization -- 18th century | HISTORY -- Asia -- India & South Asia | Civilization | China -- Tibet Autonomous Region | India | Tibet | Indien | Indien -- kultur- och samhällsliv -- 1500-talet -- 1600-talet -- 1700-talet | Tibet -- kultur- och samhällsliv -- 1500-talet -- 1600-talet -- 1700-talet | HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia | 1500-1799Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic resource.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Forms of knowledge in early modern AsiaDDC classification: 954.02 LOC classification: DS423 | .F67 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The languages of science in early modern India / Sheldon Pollock -- Bad language and good language : lexical awareness in the cultural politics of peninsular India, ca. 1300-800 / Sumit Guha -- A new imperial idiom in the sixteenth century : Krishnadevaraya and his political theory of Vijayanagara / Velcheru Narayana Rao, David Shulman, and Sanjay Subrahmanyam -- The anxiety of innovation : the practice of literary science in the Hindi Rīti tradition / Allison Busch -- Writing devotion : the dynamics of textual transmission in the Kavitāvalī of Tulsīdās / Imre Bangha -- The teaching of Braj, Gujarati, and Bardic poetry at the court of Kutch : The Bhuj Brajbhāṣā Pāṭhśālā (1749-1948) / Françoise Mallison -- The making of a Munshī / Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam -- Pages from the Book of religions : encountering difference in Mughal India / Aditya Behl -- "If there is a Paradise on Earth, it is here" : urban ethnography in Indo-Persian poetic and historical texts / Sunil Sharma -- Early Persianate modernity / Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi -- New scholarship in Tibet, 1650-1700 / Kurtis R. Schaeffer -- Experience, empiricism, and the fortunes of authority : Tibetan medicine and Buddhism on the eve of modernity / Janet Gyatso -- Just where on Jambudvīpa are we? : new geographical knowledge and old cosmological schemes in eighteenth-century Tibet / Matthew T. Kapstein.
Action note: digitized 2011 committed to preserveSummary: Fills a gap in scholarship on Indian culture and power between 1500 and 1800, arguing that we can't know how colonialism changed South Asia unless we know what there was to be changed.
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The languages of science in early modern India / Sheldon Pollock -- Bad language and good language : lexical awareness in the cultural politics of peninsular India, ca. 1300-800 / Sumit Guha -- A new imperial idiom in the sixteenth century : Krishnadevaraya and his political theory of Vijayanagara / Velcheru Narayana Rao, David Shulman, and Sanjay Subrahmanyam -- The anxiety of innovation : the practice of literary science in the Hindi Rīti tradition / Allison Busch -- Writing devotion : the dynamics of textual transmission in the Kavitāvalī of Tulsīdās / Imre Bangha -- The teaching of Braj, Gujarati, and Bardic poetry at the court of Kutch : The Bhuj Brajbhāṣā Pāṭhśālā (1749-1948) / Françoise Mallison -- The making of a Munshī / Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam -- Pages from the Book of religions : encountering difference in Mughal India / Aditya Behl -- "If there is a Paradise on Earth, it is here" : urban ethnography in Indo-Persian poetic and historical texts / Sunil Sharma -- Early Persianate modernity / Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi -- New scholarship in Tibet, 1650-1700 / Kurtis R. Schaeffer -- Experience, empiricism, and the fortunes of authority : Tibetan medicine and Buddhism on the eve of modernity / Janet Gyatso -- Just where on Jambudvīpa are we? : new geographical knowledge and old cosmological schemes in eighteenth-century Tibet / Matthew T. Kapstein.

Fills a gap in scholarship on Indian culture and power between 1500 and 1800, arguing that we can't know how colonialism changed South Asia unless we know what there was to be changed.

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Sheldon Pollock is the William B. Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India ; the editor of a number of books, including Literary Cultures in History: Reconstructions from South Asia ; and a co-editor of Cosmopolitanism , also published by Duke University Press.

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