new publication on manuscript culture in south india

Jan E.M. Houben jemhouben at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 16 21:20:47 UTC 2012

Dear list members,
the following book (dedicated to the Dutch orientalist Johan van Manen
1877-1943) was published on 20 July.

See alo on the website:

Rath, Saraju [ed.]:
Aspects of Manuscript Culture in South India / ed. by Saraju Rath. -
Leiden, etc. : Brill, 2012. - ca. 320 S. : Ill. - (Brill's Indological
Library ; 40)


Jan E.M. Houben and Saraju Rath:
Manuscript culture and its impact in "India" : contours and parameters. 1–53

Saraju Rath:
On the Johan van Manen Collection : its origin and background. 55–67

Gerard Colas:
A cultural encounter in the early 18th century : the collection of South
Indian manuscripts by the French Jesuit fathers of the Carnatic Mission.

Anna Aurelia Esposito:
The South Indian drama manuscripts. 81–97

Masato Fujii:
The Jaiminīya Sāmaveda traditions and manuscripts in South India. 99–118

Cezary Galewicz:
Texts and communities : the manuscripts of the lost Yāmalāṣṭakatantra.

Heike Moser:
> From palmleaves to a multimedia databank : a note on the 'Bhāsa-Project'.

P. Perumal:
The Sanskrit manuscripts in Tamilnadu. 157–172

Kim Plofker:
Indian exact sciences in Sanskrit manuscripts and their colophons. 173–185

Saraju Rath:
Varieties of Grantha script : the date and place of origin of manuscripts.

Sreeramula Rajeswara Sarma:
> From my grandfather's chest of palm leaf books. 207–233

Dominik Wujastyk:
Rāmasubrahmaṇya's manuscripts : intellectual networks in the Kaveri delta,
1693-1922. 235–252

Kenneth G. Zysk:
The use of manuscript catalogues as sources of regional intellectual
history in India's early modern period. 253–287.

Prof. Dr. Jan E.M. Houben,
Directeur d Etudes « Sources et Histoire de la Tradition Sanskrite »
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, SHP,
A la Sorbonne,45-47, rue des Ecoles,
75005 Paris -- France.
JEMHouben at

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