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The Resource The modern spirit of Asia : the spiritual and the secular in China and India, Peter van der Veer

The modern spirit of Asia : the spiritual and the secular in China and India, Peter van der Veer

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The modern spirit of Asia : the spiritual and the secular in China and India
Title
The modern spirit of Asia
Title remainder
the spiritual and the secular in China and India
Statement of responsibility
Peter van der Veer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Modern Spirit of Asia challenges the notion that modernity in China and India are derivative imitations of the West, arguing that these societies have transformed their ancient traditions in unique and distinctive ways. Peter van der Veer begins with nineteenth-century imperial history, exploring how Western concepts of spirituality, secularity, religion, and magic were used to translate the traditions of India and China. He traces how modern Western notions of religion and magic were incorporated into the respective nation-building projects of Chinese and Indian nationalist intellectual
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Veer, Peter van der
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and sociology
  • Religion and sociology
  • Secularism
  • Secularism
  • China
  • India
  • Nationalism
  • Nationalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Nationalism
  • Religion and sociology
  • Secularism
  • China
  • India
  • Moderne
  • Nationalismus
  • Religiosität
  • Spiritualität
  • Säkularisierung
  • China
  • Indien
Label
The modern spirit of Asia : the spiritual and the secular in China and India, Peter van der Veer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spirituality in modern society -- The making of oriental religion -- Conversion to Indian and Chinese modernities -- Secularism's magic -- "Smash temples, build schools": comparing secularism in India and China -- The spiritual body -- Muslims in India and China
Control code
ocn858861450
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 282 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400848553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022900643
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3dt3pf
  • a6a6310a-df46-4063-a7ba-f278df18970f
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858861450
Label
The modern spirit of Asia : the spiritual and the secular in China and India, Peter van der Veer
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spirituality in modern society -- The making of oriental religion -- Conversion to Indian and Chinese modernities -- Secularism's magic -- "Smash temples, build schools": comparing secularism in India and China -- The spiritual body -- Muslims in India and China
Control code
ocn858861450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400848553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022900643
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3dt3pf
  • a6a6310a-df46-4063-a7ba-f278df18970f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858861450

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