In a substantive introduction Patrick Olivelle explains the sources, structure, and socio-political background of the treatise. He goes on to examine its nature and purpose, as also the contradictions within it. Olivelle discusses in detail his conclusion that the subtle, yet clear, structure of Manu's Code shows that it is the work of a single author. Ref: http://www.exoticindiaart.com/book/details/manu-s-code-of-law-critical-edition-and-translation-of-manava-dharmasastra-IDF150/
This was my favorite too! Original pinned: "Three Little Kittens, Vintage Little Golden Book This was my favorite book when I was 4 or 5 yrs old The kittens had flocked soft bodies that were wonderful to touch.
From the Jacket Ganganatha Jhaâs Multi-volume Manusmrti, originally published by the University of Calcutta between 1920 and is, as indicated by its subtitle âThe Laws of Manu with the Bhasya of Medhatithiâ, mainly an edition and transla
Borrowing from painting’s fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, How to be both is a novel all about art’s versatility. It’s a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions.
Calcutta, Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, he leaves home, while the family begins to crumble.
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