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In its interpretation of Buddhism either as a cultural history and social ideology, this edited quantity seeks to appreciate how Buddhist values and international perspectives have impacted at the political technique of many nations in Asia. of their respective paintings in Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Japan and Tibet, the members have interaction with an interactive typology initially proposed via the past due Ian Harris, to whom the ebook is devoted. Adopting an interdisciplinary method, they discover the interplay among Buddhism and politics, spiritual authority and political strength, contemplating concerns that problem the politicization of priests, proliferation of violence, management, citizenship, democracy and communalism for you to additional comprehend the interface among Buddhism and politics in smooth and modern occasions.

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