Lovelorn ghost and the magical monk - practicing buddhism in modern thailan. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Lovelorn ghost and the magical monk - practicing buddhism in modern thailan.

Author: Justin (associate Professor University Of Pennsy Mcdaniel
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin (associate Professor University Of Pennsy Mcdaniel
ISBN: 9780231153775 0231153775
OCLC Number: 1023289906
Awards: Winner of George McT. Kahin Book Prize on Southeast Asia 2013
Description: 384 sidor ; 22.8 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Note on Transcription Introduction 1. Monks and Kings 2. Texts and Magic 3. Rituals and Liturgies 4. Art and Objects Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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a highly readable and enjoyable portrait of Buddhism in contemporary Thailand. -- Kristian Petersen New Books in Religion This book informs, entertains, and provokes...anyone interested in Thailand Read more...

 
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