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Buddhism and postmodern imaginings in Thailand

Jim Taylor

Buddhism and postmodern imaginings in Thailand

the religiosity of urban space

by Jim Taylor

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Social aspects -- Thailand,
  • Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Thailand

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ566 .T38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16873968M
    ISBN 109780754662471
    LC Control Number2008023028

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Contents: Thai Buddhism in postmodernity; Buddhist modernities, heresy and hybridization: Thailand's Thammakaai movement; New Buddhism: copying, and the art of the imagination; Buddhist cyber-worlds and changing urban space; Nation, embodiment, and the charisma of a Thai saint; Kammathaan monks, tradition and sites of memory; Sanctification of place, power and mobility.

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