Theories of the Gift in South Asia
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Theories of the Gift in South Asia : Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana

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This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 154 x 229 x 21mm | 300g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138862711
  • 9781138862715
  • 1,520,390

About Maria Heim

Maria Heim is Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Amherst College and has also taught at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a Ph. D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Reed College.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Chapter One: Sources Chapter Two: The Donor Chapter Three: The Recipient Chapter Four: The Ritual Chapter Five: The Gift Conclusions Bibliographyshow more

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