(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

Document title

Shrines and neighbourhood in early nineteenth-century Pune, India

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Shrines are a characteristic feature of Hinduism in the Indian city. Their distribution is examined in Pune city just prior to the British conquest. Distinctions are drawn between the major temples of the high Sanskristic Hindu tradition and shrines of regional and folk deities. The relation of Muslim shrines to Hindu places of devotion is also considered. Analysis reveals shrines in the ritual, ceremonial and political core of Pune with a strong degree of place rootedness


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 28, no2 [pp. 203-215]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Collation : Illustration ;




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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