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Department
Religion
Course
RLG205H5
Professor
Ajay Rao
Semester
Fall

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RLG205 Introduction to South Asian Religions Week 1 INTRODUCTION Hindu -> Arabic + Persia work for geographic marker. Recently, used for ethnic + religious markers. In past, Hinduism wasnt a word. Hinduism: diverse ideaspractices. No founder. No one set of doctrines. Hindus believe in many different things. Orientalism : is primarily a term used for the imitation or depiction of aspects of Eastern cultures in the West by writers, designers and artists. the character or characteristics of the Oriental peoples. Is related to colonialism and critics how West studies the non-west. Partly responsible for creating Hinduism + changed some practices. Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of British India. He put a judicial plan in 1772. Lex Loci act in 1845: land laws based on British Common
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