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Author Holt, John, 1948-

Title Spirits of the place [electronic resource] : Buddhism and Lao religious culture / John Clifford Holt.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 348 p. : ill. (some col.), maps.
Bibliography 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhism -- Laos.
Spirits -- Laos.
Religion and sociology -- Laos.
Laos -- Religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780824833275 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0824833279 (hard cover : alk. paper)

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