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Author Scharfe, Hartmut.

Title Education in ancient India / by Hartmut Scharfe.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2002]


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Description 1 online resource (355 pages) : illustrations.
Series Handbook of oriental studies. Section two, India = Handbuch der Orientalistik. Indien ; v. 16
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Zweite Abteilung, Indien ; 16. Bd.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Chapter 1: Education as a Topic; Chapter 2: The Oral Tradition; Chapter 3: Content of the Tradition -- Revealed and Observed; Chapter 4: The Final Goal of Education; Chapter 5: Modern Apologists; Chapter 6: Training in Early Childhood; Chapter 7: Initiation; Chapter 8: Tutorials and acarya-kula-s; Chapter 9: From Monasteries to Universities; Chapter 10: From Temple Schools to Universities; Chapter 11: Admission and the Right to Teach and to Study; Chapter 12: The Study; Chapter 13: Memorizing the Veda; Chapter 14: Professional Training; Chapter 15: The Teachers.
Summary A survey of all aspects of education in India, both in the oral and written traditions. Chronologically it covers everything from the Vedic period up to the Hindu kingdoms before the establishment of Muslim rule. Techniques of memorization are discussed, along with education in private tutorials.
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Subject Education -- India -- History.
Education, Ancient -- India.
EDUCATION -- History.
EDUCATION -- Comparative.
Education. (OCoLC)fst00902499
Education, Ancient. (OCoLC)fst00902883
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Scharfe, Hartmut. Education in ancient India. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2002 9004125566 (DLC) 2002018456 (OCoLC)49991435
ISBN 1417524618 (electronic bk.)
9781417524617 (electronic bk.)
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