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Theravada Buddhism in colonial contexts

Author: Thomas A Borchert
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Routledge critical studies in Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Borchert
ISBN: 9781138084278 1138084271
OCLC Number: 1027728566
Description: vi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction, Thomas BorchertPart I: Colony/Nation2. To be Burmese is to be Buddhist: Formations of Buddhist Modernity in Colonial Burma, Juliane Schober3. Interactions between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Singapore, Wenxue Zhang4. A Tale of Two Colonialisms: K. Sri Dhammananda and the Making of a Missionary Monk, Jeffrey SamuelsPart II: Centralization in Internal Colonies5. Lanna Buddhism and Bangkok Centralization in Late Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Century, Ratanaporn Sethakul 6. Shifts in Buddhist Authority in Sipsongpanna under Chinese Colonialism, Thomas BorchertPart III: Managing and Governing Theravada Buddhists7. `Colonial Governmentality': Legal and Administrative Technologies of the Governance of Sri Pada Temple in Sri Lanka, Premakumara de Silva8. The Thathanabaing Project: Monastic Hierarchies and Colonialism in Burma, Alexey Kirichenko9. The Institut bouddhique in Laos: Ambivalent Dynamics of a Colonial Project, Gregory KourilskyPart IV: Students of the Empire10. Beni Madhab Barua and the Study of Buddhism in Calcutta c 1918 to 1948, Gitanjali Surendran11. Buddhist Republicanism in Cambodia: a Colonialist Legacy, Ian Harris
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in Buddhism.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Borchert.


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