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The Resource The subtle body : the story of yoga in America, Stefanie Syman

The subtle body : the story of yoga in America, Stefanie Syman

Label
The subtle body : the story of yoga in America
Title
The subtle body
Title remainder
the story of yoga in America
Statement of responsibility
Stefanie Syman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In "The Subtle Body, " Stefanie Syman tells the surprising story of yoga's transformation from a centuries-old spiritual discipline to a multibillion-dollar American industry
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Syman, Stefanie
Dewey number
204/.360973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B132.Y6
LC item number
S96 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yoga
  • Leisure
  • Big business
  • United States
Label
The subtle body : the story of yoga in America, Stefanie Syman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brahma? -- Thoreau's experiment -- The guru arrives -- Swami Vivekananda's legacy -- The making of an American guru -- Theos Bernard's spiritual heroism -- Margaret Woodrow Wilson "turns Hindu" -- Uncovering reality in Hollywood -- Hatha yoga on Sunset Boulevard -- Psychedelic sages -- How to be a guru without really trying -- Marshmallow yoga -- The new penitents
Control code
1241253
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780374236762
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010002358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1241253
  • (OCoLC)456171421
Label
The subtle body : the story of yoga in America, Stefanie Syman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brahma? -- Thoreau's experiment -- The guru arrives -- Swami Vivekananda's legacy -- The making of an American guru -- Theos Bernard's spiritual heroism -- Margaret Woodrow Wilson "turns Hindu" -- Uncovering reality in Hollywood -- Hatha yoga on Sunset Boulevard -- Psychedelic sages -- How to be a guru without really trying -- Marshmallow yoga -- The new penitents
Control code
1241253
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780374236762
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010002358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1241253
  • (OCoLC)456171421

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