• 16 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 Bloomington

MA, University of Texas at Austin

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Research Output

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

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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

  • 2 Scopus citations

    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

  • 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