Advaita Vedānta in early modern history

  title={Advaita Vedānta in early modern history},
  author={Christopher Z. Minkowski},
  journal={South Asian History and Culture},
  pages={205 - 231}
  • C. Minkowski
  • Published 21 March 2011
  • History, Economics
  • South Asian History and Culture
This essay considers the possibility of a social history of Advaita Vedānta in early modern India by doing five things: surveying the principal literary works, authors, and trends in Advaita in the fifteenth through early eighteenth centuries; mapping the networks connecting the authors of those works through pedagogical and familial ties; locating Advaita in the human geography of early modern India; tracing the linkages of Advaitins with the social institutions that supported them and their… 

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