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Theories of the Gift in South Asia

Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana

By Maria Heim

Routledge – 2004 – 216 pages

Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

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    978-0-415-97030-3
    September 21st 2004

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.

Author Bio

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.

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