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The Resource Heartwood : the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America, Wendy Cadge

Heartwood : the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America, Wendy Cadge

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Heartwood : the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America
Title
Heartwood
Title remainder
the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Cadge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Theravada is one of the three main branches of Buddhism. In Asia it is practiced widely in Thailand, Laos, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Cambodia. This fascinating ethnography opens a window onto two communities of Theravada Buddhists in contemporary America: one outside Philadelphia that is composed largely of Thai immigrants and one outside Boston that consists mainly of white converts. Wendy Cadge first provides a historical overview of Theravada Buddhism and considers its specific origins here in the United States. She then brings her findings to bear on issues of personal identity, immigration, cu
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Cadge, Wendy
Dewey number
294.3/91/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ734
LC item number
.C33 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Morality and society series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theravāda Buddhism
  • Southeast Asian Americans
  • Buddhist converts
  • Buddhist centers
  • Southeast Asia
  • RELIGION
  • Buddhist centers
  • Religion
  • Theravāda Buddhism
  • Southeast Asia
  • United States
Label
Heartwood : the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America, Wendy Cadge
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on terminology; Acknowledgments; 1 Arrivals and a map of the journey; 2 The history of theravada buddhism in america; 3 New organizations: wat mongkoltepmunee and the cambridge insight meditation center; 4 Lived buddhism: the construction of teaching and practice at wat phila and cimc; 5 Refuge in the sangha: the shape of buddhist communities; 6 Ascribed and achieved buddhist identities; 7 Observations through a gendered lens; 8 Taking stock, looking forward; Appendix A: Research methods; Appendix B: Rrefuges and precepts; Notes; Reference list; Index
Control code
527729874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226089003
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527729874
Label
Heartwood : the first generation of Theravada Buddhism in America, Wendy Cadge
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on terminology; Acknowledgments; 1 Arrivals and a map of the journey; 2 The history of theravada buddhism in america; 3 New organizations: wat mongkoltepmunee and the cambridge insight meditation center; 4 Lived buddhism: the construction of teaching and practice at wat phila and cimc; 5 Refuge in the sangha: the shape of buddhist communities; 6 Ascribed and achieved buddhist identities; 7 Observations through a gendered lens; 8 Taking stock, looking forward; Appendix A: Research methods; Appendix B: Rrefuges and precepts; Notes; Reference list; Index
Control code
527729874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226089003
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527729874

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