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Product Description: This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences...read more
By Axel Michaels (editor) and Christoph Wulf (editor)

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9780415711067 | Routledge India, March 25, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences.

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9781138660151 | Routledge India, January 20, 2016, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences.

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Product Description: Is the richness and diversity of rituals and celebrations in South Asia unique? Are Indians or Hindus more involved in rituals than people of other faiths and other places? If so, what makes them special? Can we speak of a homo ritualis when it comes to India or Hinduism? Drawing on extensive textual studies and fieldwork in Nepal and India, Axel Michaels demonstrates how the characteristic structure of Hindu rituals employs the Brahmanic-Sanskritic sacrifice as a model, and how this structure is one of the distinguishing features of Hinduism more generally...read more

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9780190262624 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 2, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Is the richness and diversity of rituals and celebrations in South Asia unique?

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9780190262631 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 2, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Is the richness and diversity of rituals and celebrations in South Asia unique?

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By Axel Michaels (editor)

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9783447069090 | Otto Harrassowitz, April 1, 2013, cover price $76.00

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Product Description: Getting Married is the third and final volume on Hindu and Buddhist life-cycle rituals among the Newars of the ancient city of Bhaktapur in Nepal. It combines extensive fieldwork and the edition and translation of relevant ritual handbooks...read more
By Manik Bajracharya (contributor), Christiane Brosius (contributor), Niels Gutschow, Axel Michaels and Tessa Pariyar (contributor)

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9783447066631 | Har/dvd edition (Otto Harrassowitz, December 19, 2012), cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Getting Married is the third and final volume on Hindu and Buddhist life-cycle rituals among the Newars of the ancient city of Bhaktapur in Nepal.

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Product Description: Challenging the idea that rituals are static and emotions irrational, the volume explores the manifold qualities of emotions in ritual practices. Focusing explicitly on the relationship between emotions and rituals, it poses two central questions...read more
By Axel Michaels (editor)

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9780415523042 | Routledge India, November 28, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Challenging the idea that rituals are static and emotions irrational, the volume explores the manifold qualities of emotions in ritual practices.

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Product Description: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research...read more
By Christiane Brosius (editor), Karin M. Polit (editor), Petra H. Rosch (editor), Udo Simon (editor) and Corinna Wessels-Mevissen (editor)

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9783447062046, titled "Reflexivity, Media and Visuality: Iv: Reflexivity, Media and Visuality" | Hardcover with CD edition (Otto Harrassowitz, December 12, 2010), cover price $151.00 | About this edition: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research.

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Product Description: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research...read more
By Lucia Dolce (editor), Axel Michaels (editor), Anand Mishra (editor), Gil Raz (editor) and Katja Triplett (editor)

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9783447062015, titled "Grammars and Morphologies of Ritual Practices in Asia: I: Grammars and Morphologies of Ritual Practices in Asia" | Hardcover with CD edition (Otto Harrassowitz, December 10, 2010), cover price $133.00 | About this edition: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research.

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Product Description: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research...read more
By Margo Kitts (editor), Axel Michaels (editor), Bernd Schneidmuller (editor), Gerald Schwedler (editor) and Eleno Tounta (editor)

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9783447062039, titled "State, Power, And Violence: Iii: State, Power and Violence" | Har/psc edition (Otto Harrassowitz, December 10, 2010), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research.

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Product Description: This intriguing book engages with the concept of the body in its cultural context by acknowledging and demonstrating that the human body is understood differently in Western and Indian cultures. The contributors go on to show that any attempt to put forward a single concept of the body within Indian culture would be misleading...read more
By Axel Michaels (editor)

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9780415602303 | Taylor & Francis, April 26, 2011, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This intriguing book engages with the concept of the body in its cultural context by acknowledging and demonstrating that the human body is understood differently in Western and Indian cultures.

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Product Description: The main thrust of the contributions in this volume run counter to the notion of a universally applicable theory of sacrifice, and rather aimed at investigating transformations in sacrificial practices from cross-cultural and transhistorical perspectives...read more
By Claus Ambos (editor), Axel Michaels (editor) and Eftychia Stavrianopoulou (editor)

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9783825810955 | Lit Verlag, August 31, 2009, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The main thrust of the contributions in this volume run counter to the notion of a universally applicable theory of sacrifice, and rather aimed at investigating transformations in sacrificial practices from cross-cultural and transhistorical perspectives.

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Product Description: This work provides concise academic introductions to the origins and central themes of Buddhism and Christianity. It covers: the relative importance of Jesus and the Buddha within Christianity; perspectives on self and the self's future; love; and ethics...read more

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9780800635633 | 1 edition (Fortress Pr, November 1, 2006), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This work provides concise academic introductions to the origins and central themes of Buddhism and Christianity.

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9780800635640 | 1 edition (Fortress Pr, November 1, 2006), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: In a rare combination of competence, an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an indologist (Axel Michaels) have documented death rituals of the ethnic community of Newars in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The first part of the book focusses to a specific setting, the ancient city of Bhaktapur and its calendric rituals of death and renewal...read more

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9783447051606 | Otto Harrassowitz, April 1, 2005, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In a rare combination of competence, an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an indologist (Axel Michaels) have documented death rituals of the ethnic community of Newars in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

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9780691089522 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $72.00

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9780691089539 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2003, cover price $38.95

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Product Description: Nepal. A Guide to the Art and Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley

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9781570620614 | Shambhala Pubns, December 1, 1994, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Nepal.

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