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Author McDaniel, Justin.

Title Gathering leaves & lifting words : histories of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand / Justin Thomas McDaniel
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Critical dialogues in Southeast Asian studies
Critical dialogues in Southeast Asian studies.
Contents Part I. Structural Mechanisms: The Institutional History of Monastic Education: 1. From the Sala Vat to the Institut Bouddhique -- 2. Wandering Librarians -- 3. Kings and Universities -- Part II. Proximate Mechanisms: Toward a Curricular History of Monastic Education: 4. Genres, Modes, and Idiosyncratic Articulations -- 5. The Culture of Translation -- 6. Canons and Curricula -- Part III. Vernacular Landscapes: Teaching Buddhism in Laos and Thailand: 7. From Manuscript to Television -- 8. Philosophical Embryology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-345) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Laos -- History.
Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Thailand -- History.
Buddhist monks -- Education -- Laos -- History.
Buddhist monks -- Education -- Thailand -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 029598922X
Other Titles Gathering leaves and lifting words