Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History by Kristin Scheible.

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  • Julie Regan La Salle University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.35395

Keywords:

Mahāvaṃsa, vaṃsa, Buddhist literary history, samvega, pasāda, metaphor, nāgas, religion, reading

Abstract

Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History by Kristin Scheible. Columbia University Press, 2016. 240pp. Hb. $60 (£49.95). ISBN-13: 9780231171380.

Author Biography

Julie Regan, La Salle University

La Salle University

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Published

2018-01-19

How to Cite

Regan, J. (2018). Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History by Kristin Scheible. Buddhist Studies Review, 34(2), 269–271. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.35395

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