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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1027–1030.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Justin Thomas McDaniel How Theravāda is Theravāda? Exploring Buddhist Identities . Edited by Peter Skilling , Jason Carbine , Claudio Cicuzza , and Santi Pakdeekham . Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books , 2012 . xxxvi, 620 pp. $60.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 May 1962
... : Human Relations Area Files Press , 1960 ), p. 9 ff. 3 Kaufman Howard , Bangkhuad, A Community Study in Thailand ( New York : The Association for Asian Studies , 1960 ), pp. 103 – 105 . Theravada Buddhism and Village Economic Behavior A Burmese and Thai Comparison DAVID E...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2016
...John Amos Marston Traditional Theravada Meditation and Its Modern-Era Suppression . By Kate Crosby . Hong Kong : Buddha Dharma Centre of Hong Kong , 2013 . xiv, 194 pp. ISBN: 9789881682024 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2016  2016 Traditional...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 529–531.
Published: 01 May 1967
...Frank M. LeBar Anthropological Studies in Theravada Buddhism . By Manning Nash , Gananath Obeyesekere , Michael M. Ames , Jasper Ingersoll , David Pfanner , June C. Nash , Michael Moerman , May Ebihara , Nur Yalman . (Cultural Report Series No. 13.) Yale University : Southeast Asia...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 524–525.
Published: 01 May 1967
...Hans-Dieter Evers Buddhismus, Staat und Gesellschaft in den Ländern des Theravāda-Buddhismus, Vol. I, Grundlagen, Ceylon . By Heinz Bechert . Frankfurt am Main und Berlin : Alfred Metzner Verlag , 1966 . (Band XVII/I der Schriften des Instituts für Asienkunde in Hamburg.) 375 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 546–551.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Buddhism in modern Asian history. Unlike the first two titles reviewed here, Theravada Traditions offers a comparative study of the most popular rites most widely observed within the Buddhist-majority countries of Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia. A prolific veteran of South...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Anne M. Blackburn Reading the Mahāvamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravāda Buddhist History . By Kristin Scheible . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . 240 pp. ISBN: 9780231171380 (cloth, also available as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2018...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 373–380.
Published: 01 February 1972
... Hall , 1971 ). 8 A good example is the collection edited by Nash M. , Anthropological Studies in Theravada Buddhism , ( Yale University Southeast Asia Program , Cultural Report 13, 1966 ). 9 Tambiah S. J. , Buddhism and Spirit Cults in North-East Thailand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 833–860.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Burghart R. 1996 . The Conditions of Listening: Essays on Religion, History, and Politics in South Asia . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Collins S. 1982 . Selfless Persons: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Dalmia V. , and Von...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 477–478.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Thomas Borchert Constituting Communities: Theravada Buddhism and the Religious Cultures of South and Southeast Asia . Edited by John Clifford Holt , Jacob N. Kinnard , and Jonathan S. Walters . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2003 . viii, 224 pp. $65.50 (cloth); $21.95...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 420–421.
Published: 01 February 1982
...John C. Holt Theravāda Meditation: The Buddhist Transformation of Yoga . By Winston King . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 1980 . vii, 172 pp. Appendix, Bibliography, Index. N.p. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1982 1982 420 JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 859–860.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Charles Hallisey Love and Sympathy in Theravāda Buddhism . By Harvey B. Aronson . Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass , 1980 . viii, 127 pp. Notes, Bibliography, Glossary, Indexes. Rs 45. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1982 1982 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 859 Jahan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 761–778.
Published: 01 August 1970
...Heinz Bechert Abstract The emergence of an historiographical tradition in Ceylon was caused by the importance of an unbroken succession of ordinations in the Sangha for the survival of Theravada Buddhism and by the emergence of the Sinhalese nation. One of the main factors of this nation-building...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 May 1973
...A. Thomas Kirsch The Two Wheels of Dhamma: Essays on the Theravada Tradition in India and Ceylon . By Gananath Obeyesekere , Frank Reynolds and Bardwell L. Smith . AAR Studies in Religion, Number Three. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania : American Academy of Religion , 1972 . 121 pp. $2.50...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 February 1976
...A. Thomas Kirsch Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia . By Robert C. Lester . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 1973 . vii, 201 pp. Notes, Index, Bibliography, $8.50 (doth); $2.25 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1976 1976 BOOK REVIEWS 353 mentary...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 November 1991
...James W. Boyd Desire, Death and Goodness: The Conflict of Ultimate Values in Theravāda Buddhism . By Grace G. Burford . New York : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. , 1991 . xii, 213 pp. $38.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 Book Reviews ASIA GENERAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 283–302.
Published: 01 February 1977
... leaders of the coup d'etat”) (Bangkok: Phrāē Phitthayā, 1964), pp. 546–49. 91 See note 29 above. VOL. XXXVI, No. 2 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES FEBRUARY 1977 Millennialism, Theravada Buddhism, and Thai Society CHARLES F. KEYES Theoretical Considerations In this paper I am concerned...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (3): 391–403.
Published: 01 May 1976
...B. J. Terwiel Abstract THIS paper constitutes an attempt to reconcile—at least for one region of Southeast Asia: central Thailand—one of the discrepancies in analyses of contemporary Theravada Buddhism. The model proposed below—which is the outcome of comparing some of the relevant literature...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 107–142.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Thomas Borchert Abstract Over the last thirty years or so, there has been a broad consensus about what constitutes modern forms of Theravāda Buddhism. “Buddhist modernism,” as it has been called, has been marked by an understanding of the Buddha's thought as in accord with scientific rationalism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 541–550.
Published: 01 May 1968
...Hans-Dieter Evers Abstract Theravāda Buddhism has during the past century been an annoyance to scholars who tried to find a general and crossculturally valid definition of religion. Durkheim refuted Frazer's minimal definition of religion being “the belief in Spiritual Beings” solely on the grounds...