Rescued from the nation : Anagarika Dharmapala and the Buddhist world / Steven Kemper.

Dharmapala is a galvanizing figure in Sri Lanka's recent history, widely regarded as the nationalist hero who saved the Sinhala people from cultural collapse and whose 'protestant' reformation of Buddhism drove monks toward increased political involvement and ethnic confrontation. Yet...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Kemper, Steven, 1944- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Ã2015
Series:Buddhism and modernity.
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