The Newsletter 59 Spring 2012


Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Hiltebeitel, Alf. 2010. Dharma. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. ISBN: 9780824834869

The author, one of the most applauded authorities in the field of Sanskrit literature (particularly the great Hindu epic Mahābhārata), explores how the concept of dharma developed and was affirmed in South Asia. Alf Hiltebeitel is an authority in the study of dharma
and this text confirms his erudition. (An encyclopaedic volume titled Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative has been announced for publication in 2011 by Oxford University Press.)

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