Theories of the Gift in South Asia : Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana
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.
- Paperback | 216 pages
- 154 x 229 x 21mm | 300g
- 04 Mar 2015
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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.