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Cubelic, Simon , Michaels, Axel and Zotter, Astrid (Eds.): Studies in Historical Documents from Nepal and India, Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing, 2018 (Documenta Nepalica – Book Series, Vol. 1). DOI: 10.17885/heiup.331.454More citation styles
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Simon Cubelic, Axel Michaels, Astrid Zotter (Eds.)
Studies in Historical Documents from Nepal and IndiaDocumenta Nepalica – Book Series
This volume is the outcome of the conference “Studying Documents in Premodern South Asia and Beyond: Problems and Perspective”, held in October 2015 in Heidelberg. In bringing together experts from different fields—including Indology, Tibetology, History, Anthropology, Religious Studies, and Digital Humanties—it aims at exploring and rethinking issues of diplomatics and typology, the place of documents in relation to other texts and literary genres, methods of archiving and editing documents, as well as their “social life”, i.e. the role they play in social, religious and political constellations, the agents and practices of their use, and the norms and institutions they embody and constitute.