Grade 8 Up–A compilation of essays by various authors. The organization is fair, and the illustrations consist only of one map and a few sporadic black-and-white photographs. The text is somewhat dry and may be confusing to readers with no background knowledge of Hinduism, but the information is accurate and well researched.–Amanda Conover Le, St. Johns County Public Library System, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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Presents the history of Hinduism, including information about its origins, its basic beliefs, its expansion to other countries, its status under British rule, and its role in the modern world.