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THE BRAHMANS, THEISTS & MUSLIMS OF INDIA: Studies of Goddess-Worship in Bengal, etc by J. Campbell Oman (Philadelphia, 1907)

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THE BRAHMANS, THEISTS & MUSLIMS OF INDIA: Studies of Goddess-Worship in Bengal, etc by J. Campbell Oman (Philadelphia, 1907)

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THE BRAHMANS, THEISTS & MUSLIMS OF INDIA: Studies of Goddess-Worship in Bengal, etc by J. Campbell Oman (Philadelphia, 1907)

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Oman, J. (John) Campbell. THE BRAHMANS, THEISTS & MUSLIMS OF INDIA: Studies of Goddess-Worship in Bengal, Caste, Brahmaism and Social Reform, with Descriptive Sketches of Curious Festivals, Ceremonies, and Faquirs. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., [n.d.]. 

No edition stated [circa 1907]. Hardcover. 8vo. Brick-red cloth with gilt fakir, swastika, and titles to front, gilt decoration and titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard. [xvi] + 342 pages. 19 additional illustrations. Spine is sun faded, a bit of rubbing and wear to cloth, paper splitting at front gutter but binding secure. A very good copy. 

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An excellent look at Indian religious practices from several angles. Chapters on the worship of Kali and Durga, the Holi festival, Brahmanism, Infant Marriage, Sati, and much more.