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- Author(s)Peter Heehs
- PublisherContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Date of Publication11/04/2013
- GenreLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Weight412 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsHardback (stationery)
- Table Of Contents1. The Self and History / 2. The Soul from Animism to Monotheism [prehistory to medieval period] / 3. Exercising the Soul and Mind [14C-16C] / 4. Self-Examination [late 16C-17C] / 5. Reasons of the Mind and Heart [mid 17C-early 18C] / 6. The Soul Dethroned [18C] / 7. Rousseau and Romanticism [mid 18C-early 19C] / 8. Revolution and Reaction [19C France] / 9. Idealism and Irrationalism [19C Germany etc.] / 10. The Individual and the Crowd [19C USA] / 11. Doubting the Soul and Discovering of the Body [mid-late 19C] / 12. Evolution and Affirmation [late 19C-early 20C] / 13. The Search for Authenticity [mid 20C] / 14. The Death of the Subject [late 20C] / 15. The Self is Dead, Long Live the Self [1985-2010] / Bibliography / Index
- Author BiographyPeter Heehs is an independent scholar based in India. He has written or edited nine books and published more than fifty articles. His publications include The Lives of Sri Aurobindo (Columbia University Press, 2008), Indian Religions: A Historical Reader of Spiritual Expression and Experience (New York University Press, 2002), Nationalism, Terrorism, Communalism (Oxford University Press, 1998, reprinted 2000, 2005, 2006) and The Bomb in Bengal: The Rise of Revolutionary Terrorism in India 1900-1910 (Oxford University Press, 1993). His books have been translated into Russian, Dutch, French and Japanese.
- PrizesWinner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.
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