The Return of the Buddha: Ancient Symbols for a New Nation

The Return of the Buddha: Ancient Symbols for a New Nation

by Himanshu Prabha Ray

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ISBN-13: 9781138663947
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/29/2016
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Himanshu Prabha Ray is Chairperson of National Monuments Authority, New Delhi, and former Professor, Centre for Historical Studies (CHS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Preface. Preamble: The Buddha in Twenty-First-Century India 1. Engaging With Buddhism 2. The Search for the Historical Buddha 3. The Empire in the Footsteps of Ashoka 4. Excluded Buddhism 5. Buddhism in Memory and History 6. Buddhism and the Birth of a Nation 7. In Retrospect. Bibliography

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