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The Resource Tantra : sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions, Hugh B. Urban

Tantra : sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions, Hugh B. Urban

Label
Tantra : sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions
Title
Tantra
Title remainder
sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions
Statement of responsibility
Hugh B. Urban
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tantra seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life and has proven a key factor in the imagining of India. This book offers a critical account of how the phenomenon has come to be
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Urban, Hugh B
Dewey number
294.5/514
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BL1283.84
LC item number
U73 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tantrism
  • Tantric Buddhism
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Tantric Buddhism
  • Tantrism
Label
Tantra : sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions, Hugh B. Urban
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-366) 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
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Diagnosing the "Disease" of Tantra; 1. The Golden Age of the Vedas and the Dark Age of Kali: Tantrism, Orientalism, and the Bengal Renaissance; 2. Sacrificing White Goats to the Goddess: Tantra and Political Violence in Colonial India; 3. India's Darkest Heart: Tantra in the Literary Imagination; 4. Deodorized Tantra: Sex, Scandal, Secrecy, and Censorship in the Works of John Woodroffe and Swami Vivekananda
Control code
56028449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417525539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
2770873
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt3b1x
  • bb7b9f34-ed68-4b09-a27e-9b9cf7579213
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56028449
Label
Tantra : sex, secrecy politics, and power in the study of religions, Hugh B. Urban
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-366) 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
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Diagnosing the "Disease" of Tantra; 1. The Golden Age of the Vedas and the Dark Age of Kali: Tantrism, Orientalism, and the Bengal Renaissance; 2. Sacrificing White Goats to the Goddess: Tantra and Political Violence in Colonial India; 3. India's Darkest Heart: Tantra in the Literary Imagination; 4. Deodorized Tantra: Sex, Scandal, Secrecy, and Censorship in the Works of John Woodroffe and Swami Vivekananda
Control code
56028449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417525539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
2770873
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt3b1x
  • bb7b9f34-ed68-4b09-a27e-9b9cf7579213
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56028449

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