• The Absent Vedas 

    Sweetman, Will
    The Vedas were first described by a European author in a text dating from the 1580s, which was subsequently copied by other authors and appeared in translation in most of the major European languages in the course of the ...
  • Mapping Hinduism: 'Hinduism' and the study of Indian religions. 1600-1776 

    Sweetman, Will
    The process by which Hinduism came to be constituted as an object of European study is often taken to be the most egregious example of the invention of a religion through the reification of disparate traditions of belief ...