The Irish Buddhist: The Forgotten Monk Who Faced Down the British Empire

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Oxford University Press, USA
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336
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6.1 X 9.3 X 1.2 inches | 1.65 pounds
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English
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Hardcover
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9780190073084
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Alicia Turner, Associate Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies, York University, Toronto; Laurence Cox, Associate Professor of Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth; Brian Bocking, Professor Emeritus of the Study of Religions, University College Cork;

The three authors came together around their fascination with this many-sided Irish Buddhist.

Alicia Turner, Associate Professor of Humanities and Religious studies, York University Toronto is a Religious Studies scholar specializing in modern Burmese Buddhism, nationalism and secularism.

Laurence Cox is Associate Professor of Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth, a specialist in social movements and a historian of Buddhism in Europe, especially Ireland.

Brian Bocking is Emeritus Professor of the Study of Religions, University College Cork, and previously Professor of the Study of Religions at SOAS, University of London. He has written widely on the academic study of religions and East Asian religions.

Together with colleagues around the world they have spent the past ten years tracking down Dhammaloka's life.