142107 UE Savannah, jungle, mountains, desert: Conceptions of landscape in ancient South Asia (2021W)
- Registration is open from We 01.09.2021 08:00 to We 29.09.2021 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Su 31.10.2021 23:59
Tue. 13:00-14:30, SR 3, from Oct. 5th (day and time can be shifted if necessary)
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• Parkhill, Thomas. The Forest Setting in Hindu Epics: Princes, Sages, Demons. Lewiston: Mellen, 1995.
(Based on his PhD thesis, available online: https://macsphere.mcmaster.ca/handle/11375/14199)
• Ray, Rita Ghosh. „The Attitude of Kautilya to Aranya“. Environment and History 2.2 (1996): 221–229. (Available online: http://www.environmentandsociety.org/mml/attitude-kautilya-aranya)
• Thapar, R. „Perceiving the Forest: Early India“. Studies in History 17, Nr. 1 (2001): 1–16. (Available online: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/025764300101700101)
• Zimmermann, Francis. The Jungle and the Aroma of Meats. An Ecological Theme in Hindu Medicine. Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987.