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C o n t e n t s List of Figures and Tables ix Preface xi Introduction 1 Chapter 1. Voltaire’s Veda 15 Chapter 2. Ziegenbalg’s and La Croze’s Discoveries 77 Chapter 3. Diderot’s Buddhist Brahmins 133 Chapter 4. De Guignes’s Chinese Vedas 188 Chapter 5. Ramsay’s Ur-Tradition 254 Chapter 6. Holwell’s Religion of Paradise 297 Chapter 7. Anquetil-Duperron’s Search for the True Vedas 363 Chapter 8. Volney’s Revolutions 440 Synoptic List of Protagonists 481 Notes 483 Bibliography 503 Index 537 PAGE vii ................. 17751$ CNTS 05-21-10 15:27:19 PS PAGE viii ................. 17751$ CNTS 05-21-10 15:27:19 PS ...

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ISBN
9780812200058
Related ISBN
9780812242614
MARC Record
OCLC
794700616
Pages
568
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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