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Hinduism an alternative history
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The Hindus: An Alternative History is a book by American Indologist, Wendy Doniger which the author describes as an "alternative to the narrative of Hindu history that they tell". The book was initially published by Viking Penguin in and later in India by Penguin's Indian subsidiary, Penguin India. Reception - Court case in India. The Hindus: An Alternative History Paperback – November 30, "Don't miss this equivalent of a brilliant graduate course froma feisty and exhilarating teacher." An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth, The Hindus offers a new way of understanding one of the world's oldest major religions. An Area of Darkness by V.S. Naipaul The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie Rangila Rasul by Pandit Chamupati M.A. The Hindus by Wendy Doniger Shivaji .
12 Mar There has been much hand-wringing in India about Wendy Doniger's book, The Hindus: An Alternative History. Scholars and intellectuals. 22 Oct Priyamvada Gopal relishes a riposte to Hindu hardliners. 12 Feb Vijay Prashad: Penguin's decision to destroy The Hindus: An Alternative History panders to an orthodox, bourgeois view of this great religion.
From one of the world?s foremost scholars on Hinduism, a vivid reinterpretation of its history An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth. 24 Apr Doniger, who cannot but be aware of the political historiography of Hindu nationalists, the most powerful interpreters of Indian religions in both India and abroad today, also wishes to provide an “alternative to the narrative of Hindu history that they tell.”. 13 Feb The Hindus: an alternative history by Wendy Doniger. 8 Apr Wendy Doniger's controversial book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' ( Penguin, ) has outraged Hindus around the world for allegedly. 4 Dec Wendy Doniger, a professor of history of religion at University of Chicago, is a prize-winning author of book, The Hindus: An Alternative History.