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The Resource Riches and renunciation : religion, economy, and society among the Jains, James Laidlaw

Riches and renunciation : religion, economy, and society among the Jains, James Laidlaw

Label
Riches and renunciation : religion, economy, and society among the Jains
Title
Riches and renunciation
Title remainder
religion, economy, and society among the Jains
Statement of responsibility
James Laidlaw
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Laidlaw, James
Dewey number
294.4/0954/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1325.9.J34
LC item number
L35 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in social and cultural anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jainism
  • Jainism
  • Jaipur (India)
Label
Riches and renunciation : religion, economy, and society among the Jains, James Laidlaw
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0606/95020277-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The mystery of the visible -- Aspects of organization -- A theology of interdiction -- Social dimensions of Jain identity -- City, locality, and leadership -- The ascetic imperative -- Schemes, regimes, and religious retirement -- Acts which are not -- Fasting: scorched earth and fertile soil -- Embodied ontologies -- Paryushan: austerity and increase in counterpoint -- The values and perils of exchange -- The gift that doesn't really happen -- Magnificent parsimony -- Family enterprise and religious community -- Diwali: renunciation humanized and riches redeemed -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm32666711
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 436 p.
Isbn
9780198280422
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95020277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 152582
  • (OCoLC)32666711
Label
Riches and renunciation : religion, economy, and society among the Jains, James Laidlaw
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0606/95020277-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The mystery of the visible -- Aspects of organization -- A theology of interdiction -- Social dimensions of Jain identity -- City, locality, and leadership -- The ascetic imperative -- Schemes, regimes, and religious retirement -- Acts which are not -- Fasting: scorched earth and fertile soil -- Embodied ontologies -- Paryushan: austerity and increase in counterpoint -- The values and perils of exchange -- The gift that doesn't really happen -- Magnificent parsimony -- Family enterprise and religious community -- Diwali: renunciation humanized and riches redeemed -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm32666711
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 436 p.
Isbn
9780198280422
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95020277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 152582
  • (OCoLC)32666711

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