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Holy Cow: Beef in Indian Dietary Traditions

Holy Cow: Beef in Indian Dietary Traditions

Jha, DN

Contents: (i) 'Animals are verily food' but Yajnavalkya favours beef (ii) The rejection of animal sacrifice: an assertion of the sacredness of the cow? (iii) The later Dharmasastric tradition and beyond (iv) The cow in the Kali age and memories of beef consumption (v) A paradoxical sin and the paradox of the cow (vi) Resume: the elusive 'Holy Cow'.

Publisher: Matrix Books

USD 46.50

Note: Forwarding by air/ courier inclusive in price.

Title: Holy Cow: Beef in Indian Dietary Traditions

Author: Jha, DN

ISBN 13: 9788188044016

ISBN 10: 8188044016

Year: 2001

Pages etc.: 183p., bib., ind., 23cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Place of publication: New Delhi

Publisher: Matrix Books

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