skip to content
Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Therav�ada Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo /
Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo

Author: Richard F. Gombrich. ; Richard F Gombrich
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988.
Series: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Shows how Theravada Buddhism has influenced and been influenced by its social surroundings. This book explores the influences of the Buddha's predecessors, as well as the social and religious  Read more...

Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1937-
Theravāda Buddhism.
London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988
(OCoLC)568764320
Online version:
Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1937-
Theravāda Buddhism.
London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988
(OCoLC)631334182
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F. Gombrich. ; Richard F Gombrich
ISBN: 071009678X 9780710096784 0710213190 9780710213198 0415075858 9780415075855
OCLC Number: 16082878
Description: x, 237 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Gotama Buddha's problem situation --
The Buddha's dilemma --
The Sangha's discipline --
The accommodation between Buddhism and society in India --
The Buddhist tradition in Sri Lanka --
Protestant Buddhism --
Current trends, new problems.
Series Title: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Responsibility: Richard F. Gombrich.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"An excellent and exciting introduction to the social history of Buddhism . . . This book will be useful to scholars and students in both Buddhist studies and the social sciences."-"Choice

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16082878> # Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "16082878" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/bouddhisme_theravada_sri_lanka> ; # Bouddhisme Theravāda--Sri Lanka
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208730> ; # Sri Lanka.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/theravada_boeddhisme> ; # Theravada-Boeddhisme
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149721> ; # Theravāda Buddhism
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BQ7185> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Thing/sri_lanka> ; # Sri Lanka
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/theravada_buddhism_sri_lanka> ; # Theravāda Buddhism--Sri Lanka
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/buda_y_budismo_sri_lanka> ; # Buda y budismo--Sri Lanka
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/bouddhisme_doctrines> ; # Bouddhisme--Doctrines
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/294.39109/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/therawada> ; # Therawada
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> ; # Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Place/sri_lanka> ; # Sri Lanka.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79041469> ; # Richard Francis Gombrich
    schema:datePublished "1988" ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- Gotama Buddha's problem situation -- The Buddha's dilemma -- The Sangha's discipline -- The accommodation between Buddhism and society in India -- The Buddhist tradition in Sri Lanka -- Protestant Buddhism -- Current trends, new problems."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793344567> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Series/library_of_religious_beliefs_and_practices> ; # Library of religious beliefs and practices.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/568764320> ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631334182> ;
    schema:name "Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo"@en ;
    schema:productID "16082878" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16082878#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_routledge_&_kegan_paul_1988> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Agent/routledge_&_kegan_paul> ; # Routledge & Kegan Paul
    schema:url <http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780415075855> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780710213198> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415075855> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780710096784> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8841126> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16082878> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Agent/routledge_&_kegan_paul> # Routledge & Kegan Paul
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Routledge & Kegan Paul" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Place/sri_lanka> # Sri Lanka.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Sri Lanka." ;
    schema:name "Sri Lanka" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Series/library_of_religious_beliefs_and_practices> # Library of religious beliefs and practices.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16082878> ; # Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo
    schema:name "Library of religious beliefs and practices." ;
    schema:name "Library of religious beliefs and practices" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/bouddhisme_doctrines> # Bouddhisme--Doctrines
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bouddhisme--Doctrines"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/bouddhisme_theravada_sri_lanka> # Bouddhisme Theravāda--Sri Lanka
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bouddhisme Theravāda--Sri Lanka"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/buda_y_budismo_sri_lanka> # Buda y budismo--Sri Lanka
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Buda y budismo--Sri Lanka"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793344567#Topic/theravada_boeddhisme> # Theravada-Boeddhisme
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Theravada-Boeddhisme"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> # Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149721> # Theravāda Buddhism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Theravāda Buddhism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208730> # Sri Lanka.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Sri Lanka." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79041469> # Richard Francis Gombrich
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1937" ;
    schema:familyName "Gombrich" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard Francis" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard F." ;
    schema:name "Richard Francis Gombrich" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415075855>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0415075858" ;
    schema:isbn "9780415075855" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780710096784>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "071009678X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780710096784" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780710213198>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0710213190" ;
    schema:isbn "9780710213198" ;
    .

<http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780415075855>
    rdfs:comment "Taylor & Francis" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/568764320>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Theravāda Buddhism." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16082878> ; # Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631334182>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Theravāda Buddhism." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16082878> ; # Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16082878>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16082878> ; # Theravāda Buddhism : a social history from ancient Benares to modern Colombo
    schema:dateModified "2018-12-11" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.