Beyond The Encyclopedia of Religion: Resources for the Study of Hinduism
Anne E. Monius
Harvard Divinity School

Printed Reference Works:

  • Cush, Denise, Catherine Robinson, and Michael York, eds. Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Routledge, 2007, ISBN: 0-7007-1267-4.
  • Flood, Gavin, ed. The Blackwell Companion to Hinduism. Wiley-Blackwell, 2003, ISBN: 0-631-21535-2 (also available as e-book, ISBN: 0-470-99868-7).
  • Lochtefeld, James G. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism. 2 vols. Rosen, 2002, ISBN: 0-8239-2287-1.
  • Thursby, Gene R., and Sushil Mittal, eds. The Hindu World. Routledge, 2004, ISBN: 0-415-21527-7.
  • * Clay Sanskrit Library, multiple volumes. NYU and JJC Foundation, 2005-(

Printed Monographs on the Hindu Diaspora:

  • Assayag, Jackie, and Vironique Binio, eds. At Home in Diaspora: South Asian Scholars and the West. Indiana, 2003, ISBN: 0-253-21636-2.
  • Bhatia, Sunil. American Karma: Race, Culture, and Identity in the Indian Diaspora. NYU, 2007, ISBN: 0-8147-9958-2 (also available as e-book, ISBN: 1-4356-0744-9).
  • Brown, Judith M. Global South Asians: Introducing the Modern Diaspora. Cambridge, 2006, ISBN: 0-521-84456-8 (also available as e-book, ISBN: 0-511-24661-7).
  • Dempsey, Corinne G. The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York: Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple. Oxford, 2005, ISBN: 0-19-518729-6 (also available as e-book, ISBN: 1-4356-1845-9).
  • Eisenlohr, Patrick. Little India: Diaspora, Time, and Ethnolinguistic Belonging in Hindu Mauritius. University of California, 2007, ISBN: 0-520-24879-1.
  • Geaves, Ron. Saivism in the Diaspora: Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship. Equinox, 2007, ISBN: 1-84553-234-1.
  • Myers, Helen. Music of Hindu Trinidad: Songs from the India Diaspora. Chicago, 1999, ISBN: 0-226-55451-1.
  • Pechilis Prentiss, Karen. The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States. Oxford, 2004, ISBN: 0-19-514538-0.
  • Rukmani, T. S. Hindu Diaspora: Global Perspectives. Munshiram Manoharlal, 2001, ISBN: 81-215-1039-2.
  • Vervotec, Steven. The Hindu Diaspora: Comparative Patterns. Routledge, 2000, ISBN: 0-415-23892-7.

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