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Title Asian religions in America : a documentary history / edited by Thomas A. Tweed, Stephen Prothero
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999

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Description xvi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Orientations, 1784 to 1840. Views from abroad -- Views from home. Encounters, 1840 to 1924. East to America : immigrant landings -- Romancing the orient : literary encounters -- Journeys in the study -- Postcards for the pews : missionaries and their critics -- The world's parliament of religions -- Turning east : sympathizers and converts. Exclusion, 1924 to 1965. Closed ports and open camps -- Hindu crossings : gurus and disciples -- Buddhist crossings : masters and students -- Artists, preachers, and missionaries. Passages, 1965 to the present. Countercultural appropriations -- Asian Indian gurus, converts, and movements -- Buddhist teachers, converts, and movements -- Asian Indian immigrants : Hindu, Jain, and Sikh -- Buddhist immigrants -- Asian religions in popular and elite culture -- Interreligious dialogue -- Mapping legal boundaries : religion and state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-406) and index
Subject Asians -- United States -- Religion -- Sources.
Asia -- Religion -- Sources.
United States -- Religion -- Sources.
Author Prothero, Stephen R.
Tweed, Thomas A.
LC no. 98017674
ISBN 0195113381 (cloth : alk. paper)
019511339X (paperback: alk. paper)