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Merit and blessing in mainland Southeast Asia in comparative perspective / edited by Cornelia Ann Kammerer and Nicola Tannenbaum.

By: Kammerer, Cornelia Ann
Contributor(s): Tannenbaum, Nicola Beth | Yale University. Southeast Asia Studies
Language: English Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, 1996.Description: xi, 263p. ill. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0938692623
Contents:
Contents: Introduction / N. Tannenbaum, C.A. Kammerer; Can God be coerced? / F.K. Lehman; Cosmic and social exchanges: blessing among the Lahu of southwest China and the feast of merit complex in highland Southeast Asia / Shanshan Du; Begging for blessing among Akha highlanders of northern Thailand / C.A. Kammerer; Blessing among the white Hmong of northern Thailand / Patricia V. Symonds; Blessing in Lisu culture and practice / E.P. Durrenberger; Ritual as cosmogeny: village-founding rites of Lhota Naga / Mark R. Woodward; Blessing and northern Thai historiography / Ronald D. Renard; Blessing and merit transfer among lowland Shan of northwestern Thailand / N. Tannenbaum; Religious merit and social status among Burmese Buddhist lay associations / J. Schober; Blessings and merit / Richard A. O'Connor.
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Bibl.: p.231-256.

Contents: Introduction / N. Tannenbaum, C.A. Kammerer; Can God be coerced? / F.K. Lehman; Cosmic and social exchanges: blessing among the Lahu of southwest China and the feast of merit complex in highland Southeast Asia / Shanshan Du; Begging for blessing among Akha highlanders of northern Thailand / C.A. Kammerer; Blessing among the white Hmong of northern Thailand / Patricia V. Symonds; Blessing in Lisu culture and practice / E.P. Durrenberger; Ritual as cosmogeny: village-founding rites of Lhota Naga / Mark R. Woodward; Blessing and northern Thai historiography / Ronald D. Renard; Blessing and merit transfer among lowland Shan of northwestern Thailand / N. Tannenbaum; Religious merit and social status among Burmese Buddhist lay associations / J. Schober; Blessings and merit / Richard A. O'Connor.