Mark McClish

  • 14 Citations
20122018
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Research Interests

Classical Hinduism, with a focus on early legal and political literature (dharmaśāstra and arthaśāstra). His research uses a close reading of text to explore the intersection of the religious, legal, and political in classical Sanskrit literature. He is particularly interested in the relationship between royal and religious authority in classical South Asia, the development of Hindu law, and the political dimensions of Brahmanical orthodoxy in the period.

Education/Academic qualification

Asian Cultures & Languages (Sanskrit & Indian Religions), PhD, University of Texas at Austin

… → 2009

BA, Indiana University

MA, University of Texas at Austin

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legal procedure Social Sciences
jurisprudence Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
India Social Sciences
legal theory Social Sciences
legal order Social Sciences
jurist Social Sciences
public law Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

King: Rājadharma

McClish, M., Jan 1 2018, The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law A New History of Dharmasastra. Oxford University Press, p. 257-272 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Governance
Dharma
Obligation
Fundamental
Ancient India
1 Citation (Scopus)

Punishment: Daṇḍa

McClish, M., Jan 1 2018, The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law A New History of Dharmasastra. Oxford University Press, p. 273-282 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Punishment
Staff
Domination
Legal System
Governance

Titles of law: Vyavahārapada

McClish, M., Jan 1 2018, The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law A New History of Dharmasastra. Oxford University Press, p. 299-312 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dharma
Dispute
Authority
Statecraft
Prerogative

King (rājadharma)

McClish, M., 2017, The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law. Olivelle, P. & Davis, D. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 257-272 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nayanjot Lahiri, Ashoka in Ancient India

McClish, M. R., 2017, In : Indian Economic and Social History Review. 54, 2, p. 288-290 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review