Thailand's Theory of Monarchy: The Vessantara Jataka and the Idea of the Perfect Man
SUNY Press, 9 mei 2016 - 302 pagina's
Discusses the origins and cultural history of the Theravada Buddhist ideals behind the Thai institution of monarchy.
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Chapter 1 The Vessantara Jataka as a Performative Text
Chapter 2 The Vessantara Jataka and Early State Formation
Chapter 3 A Theravada Buddhist Theory of Monarchy
Chapter 4 The Colonial Challenge to Buddhist Monarchy
Chapter 5 Thai and Western Buddhist Scholarship in the Era of Imperialism
Chapter 6 From Jatakas to Thai Folktales
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