Sanskrit and Sanskritization

@article{Staal1963SanskritAS,
  title={Sanskrit and Sanskritization},
  author={J. F. Staal},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1963},
  volume={22},
  pages={261 - 275}
}
  • J. Staal
  • Published 1 May 1963
  • Linguistics
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
Language, culture, and society can be studied from various points of view. Classical Indology and Indian anthropology have different points of departure, but deal sometimes with the same material; the difference in background has generally prevented close collaboration. Classical Indologists tend to look upon Indian anthropologists as mainly interested in almost inaccessible hill tribes, in village superstition, and sometimes in contemporary affairs; moreover a synchronistic bias in methodology… 

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