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  1. Daughters of Hariti

    Childbirth and Female Healers in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Santi Rozario, Geoffrey Samuel

    Series: Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology

    Hariti is the ancient Indian goddess of childbirth and women healers, known at one time throughout South and Southeast Asia from India to Nepal and Bali. Daughters of Hariti looks at her 'daughters' today, female midwives and healers in many different cultures across the region. It also traces the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West

    Between Mind and Body

    Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Jay Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Tibetan Buddhism

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    Series: World Religions

    This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion. It covers the development and influence of Tibetan Buddhism and the key schools and traditions, including Bon. Geoffrey Samuel helps students get to grips with a complex...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars AD 363-628

    By Geoffrey Greatrex, Samuel N. C. Lieu

    Late Antiquity was an eventful period on the eastern frontier of the Roman empire. From the failure of the Emperor Julian's invasion of Persia in 363 AD to the overwhelming victory of the Emperor Heraclius in 628, the Romans and Persians were engaged in almost constant conflict.This book, sequel to...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Law of Obligations & Legal Remedies

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    This book examines the notion of a law of obligations as a conceptual category in itself; and, in doing this, it presents the foundational material in a context that draws on some comparative and theoretical ideas while, at the same time, emphasising the special characteristics of the common law....

    Published February 5th 2001 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Title I

    Compensatory Education at the Crossroads

    Edited by Geoffrey D. Borman, Samuel C. Stringfield, Robert E. Slavin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

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