This volume showcases some of the most current and exciting research being done on Cambodian religious ideas and practices by a new generation of scholars from a variety of disciplines. The different contributors examine in some manner the relationship between religion and the ideas and institutions that have given shape to Cambodia as a social and political body, or nation. With chapters on the relation to religion of Southeast Asian polity; the nature of colonial religious transformation; "syncretism" in Southeast Asian Buddhism; the relation of religious icon to national identity, religion and gender; transnationalism and social movements; and identity among diaspora communities.

History, Buddhism, and New Religious Movements in Cambodia

SKU: 035873
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  • ISBN

    0824828682
  • Authors

    Marston, John & Elizabeth Guthrie (eds.)
  • Extent

    260
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2004
  • Publisher

    University of Hawaii Press

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