New PDF release: Buddhist Dynamics in Premodern and Early Modern Southeast

By D. Christian Lammerts

ISBN-10: 9814519065

ISBN-13: 9789814519069

The learn of historic Buddhism in premodern and early sleek Southeast Asia stands at a thrilling and transformative juncture. Interdisciplinary scholarship is marked via a dedication to the cautious exam of neighborhood and vernacular expressions of Buddhist tradition in addition to to reconsiderations of long-standing questions about the diffusion of and relationships between diverse texts, types of illustration, and non secular identities, principles, and practices. The twelve essays during this assortment, written by way of prime students in Buddhist stories and Southeast Asian historical past, epigraphy, and archaeology, include the newest study within the box to accommodate the dynamics of mainland and (pen)insular Buddhism among the 6th and 19th centuries C.E. Drawing on new manuscript assets, inscriptions, and archaeological information, they examine the highbrow, ritual, institutional, sociopolitical, aesthetic, and literary range of neighborhood Buddhisms, and discover their attached histories and contributions to the creation of intraregional and transregional Buddhist geographies.

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