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Schober, Juliane

Overview
Works: 4 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 2,411 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: BQ843, 294.36
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Most widely held works by Juliane Schober
Sacred biography in the Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia ( )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sacred Biography brings together the erudite scholarship of major scholars in the field who enhance our knowledge of Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia. The combination of thematic depth and theoretical sophistication makes this volume innovative reading for all scholars with comparative interests in the study of religion, history, and anthropology."--BOOK JACKET
Buddhist manuscript cultures knowledge, ritual, and art by Stephen C Berkwitz ( )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist Manuscript Cultures explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture. This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents, and examines how and why they were made. Contributions are by reputed scholars in Buddhist Studies and represent diverse disciplinary approaches from religious studies, art history, anthropology, and history
Modern Buddhist conjunctures in Myanmar : cultural narratives, colonial legacies, and civil society by Juliane Schober ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist Manuscript Cultures: Knowledge, Ritual and Art. Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Buddhist Manuscript Cultures" explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture. This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents, and examines how and why they were made. Collectively, the book offers cross-cultural and comparative insights into the transmission of Buddhist knowledge and the use of texts and images as ritual objects in the artistic and aesthetic traditions of Buddhist cultures. Drawing on case studies from India, Gandhara, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia, China and Nepal, the chapters included investigate the range of interests and values associated with producing and using written texts, and the roles manuscripts and images play in the transmission of Buddhist texts and in fostering devotion among Buddhist communities. The contributions are by reputed scholars in Buddhist Studies and represent diverse disciplinary approaches from religious studies, art history, anthropology, and history. This book will be of interest to scholars and students working in these fields
 
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English (27)
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