1st Edition

Theories of the Gift in South Asia
Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana





ISBN 9781138862715
Published February 27, 2015 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift.

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Biography

Maria Heim is Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Amherst College and has also taught at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a Ph. D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Reed College.