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Holt, John, 1948-
Spirits of the place : Buddhism and Lao religious culture / John Clifford Holt
Alternate Title Buddhism and Lao religious culture
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BL2067 .H66 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Laos -- Religion
Subject(s) Buddhism -- Laos
Religion and sociology -- Laos
Physical Description xiii, 348 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-329) and index
Contents Powers of the place : Buddhism and the spirit cults of Muang Lao -- Interventions from afar: nonspiritual powers in place -- Questions of place: religious culture in a post-revolutionary space -- Commodities of the place: ritual expressions and the marketing of religious culture -- The spirit(s) of the place: Buddhists and contemporary Lao religion reconsidered -- App. 1. Transformations of the Ramayana -- App. 2. The cult of Khwan

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