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The Archaeology of Hinduism
"The term “Hindu” derives from Persian expressions coined in the 4th century BCE to define the traditions found east of the Indus River. Thus, a common start to the archaeological examination of Hinduism are the prehistoric cults found in various regions of the Indian subcontinent. Some elements associated with traditions from the urban Indus civilization of the 3rd millennium BCE have been connected to later Hindu iconography and ideals, but these links remain tenuous..." – By Namita Sanjay Sugandhi
"The anthropology of mental illness involves the study of human distress in context, which in turn shapes the way in which distress is understood and treated. Anthropology provides theoretical foundations and an ethnographic approach that attends to the lived experience of mental illness as well as capturing the intersections of the cultural, social, political, economic, historical, and ecological in the everyday. ..." – By Bianca Brijnath, Samantha Croy and Josefine Antoniades
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