Attracting-1199

Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture

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Publisher: University of Hawaii Press.

Place published: Honolulu.

Date published: 2010.

Book condition: New.

Binding: Hardcover.

Edition: Later printing.

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SKU: 1199. Category: . Tags: , .

Product Description

Author: Jeffrey Samuels.

200 pages. Drawing on a decade of fieldwork that includes numerous interviews as well as an examination of written and visual sources, Attracting the Heart conveys the manner in which Buddhists describe their own histories, experiences, and encounters as they relate to the formation and continuation of Buddhist monastic culture in contemporary Sri Lanka. The book will be of interest to scholars and students of religion, Buddhist studies, anthropology, and South and Southeast Asian studies.

Hardcover with jacket, a new book. 9 by 5.5 inches.

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