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Sandalwood and carrion : smell in premodern Indian religion and culture

Author/Creator:
McHugh, James Author
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
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Other Title:
Sandalwood and carrion
Subjects:
Rites and ceremonies -- Religious aspects -- India.
Smell -- India.
Smell.
Odors.
India -- Religion.
Language:
English
Summary:
James McHugh offers the first comprehensive examination of the concepts and practices related to smell in pre-modern India. Drawing on a wide range of textual sources, from poetry to medical texts, he shows the deeply significant religious and cultural role of smell in India throughout the first millennium CE.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on Nov. 13, 2012).
ISBN:
9780199980260 (ebook) :