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Editorial Inquiries
  1. Dorothea Schaefter (on leave)
    Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia
    Jillian Morrison, Acting Associate Editor

  2. Stephanie Rogers
    Publisher, East Asia

  3. Peter Sowden
    Editor, Asia

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Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  1. Jaina Law and Society

    Edited by Peter Fluegel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    The struggle for the legal recognition of the Jain community in India as a religious minority from 1992 onwards has generated a renewed interest in Jaina law and an intense debate on the question of Jain identity in the context of the wider question of the interface between religion, society, law...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The History of Vegetarianism and Cow-Veneration in India

    By Ludwig Alsdorf

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    For the first time, this influential study by Ludwig Alsdorf is made available to an English speaking audience, translated by Bal Patil. It focuses on two of the most pertinent issues in Indian religion, the history of vegetarianism and cow-veneration, and its historical approach remains relevant...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. History, Scripture and Controversy in a Medieval Jain Sect

    By Paul Dundas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Examining the history and intellectual activity of the medieval Svetambara Jain renunciant order, the Tapa Gaccha, this book focuses on the consolidation by the Tapa Gaccha from the thirteenth century of its identity as the leading Svetambara order. The author argues that this was variously...

    Published November 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Jaina History and Culture

    Disputes and Dialogues

    Edited by Peter Flügel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    The last ten years have seen interest in Jainism increasing, with this previously little-known Indian religion assuming a significant place in religious studies. Studies in Jaina History and Culture breaks new ground by investigating the doctrinal differences and debates amongst the Jains rather...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge