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Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand
J. McDaniel
Published 2008
Geography
AcknowledgmentsNote on TranscriptionIntroduction PART I. Structural Mechanisms: The Institutional History of Monastic Education 1. From the Sala Vat to the Institut Bouddhique 2. Wandering Librarians… Expand
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