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Text explores 2,500 years of the development of Buddhism, Brahmansim, and caste in India. Provides an account of the historical, social, political, and philosophical aspects of Buddhism; discussing a wide range of important current issues. Hardcover, softcover available from the publisher. DLC: Buddhism--Relations--Brahmanism.
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Gail Omvedt is an American-born Indian scholar, sociologist and human rights activist. She is a prolific writer and has published numerous books on the anti-caste movement, Dalit politics, and women's struggles in India.
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