Theravada Buddhism and the British Encounter

Author: Elizabeth J. Harris
Subtitle: Religious, Missonary and Colonial Experience in 19th Century Sri Lanka
No of Pages: 289
Year of Publication: 2006
File Size: 1 MB
Permission: Creative Commons Licence
Blurb: Explores the British encounter with Buddhism in 19th century Sri Lanka. Its about the way Buddhism was represented by British scholars, officials, missionaries, travellers and religious seekers who travelled to the country. The book traces 3 main historical phases in the encounter from 1796 to 1900.
Notes: Index. Bibliography. Notes.