Dharma, disorder, and the political in ancient India : the Āpaddharmaparvan of the Mahābhārata / / by Adam Bowles.

The Āpaddharmaparvan, 'the book on conduct in times of distress', is an important section of the great Sanskrit epic the Mahābhārata which, despite its significance for Mahābhārata studies and for the history of Indian social and political thought, has received little attention in scholarl...

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Superior document:Brill's Indological library, v. 28
Year of Publication:2007
Series:Brill's Indological library ; v. 28.
Physical Description:1 online resource (448 p.)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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Table of Contents:
  • Matiere Preliminaire / A. Bowles
  • Chapter One. Introduction / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Two. ‘Distress’ In The Literature On Dharma And Artha / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Three. Dharma / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Four. Yudhiṣṭhira And The Narrative Frame Of The Āpaddharmaparvan / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Five. Strategies Of Integration / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Six. Laws For A King In Crisis: Texts On Āpaddharma I / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Seven. Diversions on a theme: Texts on āpaddharma II / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Eight. Setting things right: Transitional texts of the āpaddharmaparvan I / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Nine. Coda: Transitional texts of the āpaddharmaparvan II / A. Bowles
  • Chapter Ten. Conclusion / A. Bowles
  • Bibliography / A. Bowles
  • Index / A. Bowles.