Sakti's revolution: origins and historiography of indic fierce goddesses
The historical evolution of Hindu and Buddhist fierce, Kali-like goddesses and their devotees, from the Indus Valley civilization, c. third millennium BCE, to the present. The author documents and analyzes the undercurrents of misogyny, greed, and violence-the demonic forces against which Sakti wages warfare-that have formed the historiography of fierce goddesses in India.
ISBN 13: 9788121511926
ISBN 10: 8121511925
Pages etc.: xxxiv,481p., (45)col. & b&w pls., abb., bibl., ind., 25cm.
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