1. Chapters on 'The Religious Tenets of the Gentoos' John Zephaniah Holwell; 2., 'A Dissertation concerning the Hindoos' Alexander Dow; 3. 'The Translator's Preface' to A Code of Gentoo Laws Nathaniel Brassey Halhed; 4. 'Letter to Nathaniel Smith', from The Bhagvat-Geeta Warren Hastings; 5. 'The Translator's Preface', from The Bhagvat-Geeta Charles Wilkins; 6. 'On the Gods of Greece, Italy and India' William Jones; 7. 'On the Hindus' William Jones; 8. 'On the Chronology of the Hindus' William Jones.
This book reprints some of the most significant English contributions to the early European understanding of Hinduism.