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Title Casting faiths : imperialism and the transformation of religion in East and Southeast Asia / edited by Thomas David DuBois
Published Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009


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Description xi, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: The transformation of religion in East and Southeast Asia : paradigmatic change in regional perspective / Thomas DuBois -- Pt. I. Orientalism and the Western recasting of Buddhism. From thathanadaw to Theravadˉa Buddhism : constructions of religion and religious identity in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Myanmar / Alexey Kirichenko -- Publishing Eastern Buddhism : D.T. Suzuki's journey to the West / Judith Snodgrass -- Pt. II. Mission and meaning in Christianity. The education of Annie Howe : missionary transformations in late Meiji Japan / Roberta Wollons -- Idols and art : missionary attitudes toward indigenous worship and the material culture on Nias, Indonesia, 1904-1920 / Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz -- The virgin heads south : northern Catholic refugees and their clergy in South Vietnam, 1954-1964 / Peter Hansen -- Pt. III. State and religious ethnicity. The making of Islamic law : local elites and colonial authority in British Malaya / Iza Hussin -- Christian conversion and ethnic identity in East Kalimantan / Jennifer Connolly -- Recasting religion and ethnicity : tourism and socialism in Northern Sichuan, 1992-2005 / Donald S. Sutton and Xiaofei Kang -- Pt. IV. New media and new religion. Japanese print media and Manchurian cultural community : religion in the pages of the Shengjing Times, 1906-1944 / Thomas DuBois -- Showing faith : exhibiting Omˉoto to consumers in early-twentieth-century Japan / Nancy Stalker -- Afterword: Questioning faith? : casting doubts / Oscar Salemink
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Religion and state -- East Asia.
Religion and state -- Southeast Asia.
Imperialism -- Religious aspects.
Missions -- East Asia.
Missions -- Southeast Asia.
East Asians -- Religion -- Foreign influences.
Southeast Asians -- Religion -- Foreign influences.
Far East -- Religious life and customs.
Asia, Southeastern -- Religious life and customs.
Author DuBois, Thomas David, 1969-
LC no. 2009464311
ISBN 9780230221581 hardback
0230221580 hardback