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    Asian religions in America : a documentary history
    Oxford University Press,
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    xvi, 416 p. :
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    1 copy available in Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor.
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      BL2525 .A85 1999 1 Book Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor


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0195113381 (cloth : alk. paper)
019511339X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Asian religions in America : a documentary history / edited by Thomas A. Tweed, Stephen Prothero.
Publication info:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Physical descrip:
xvi, 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-406) and index.
Partial contents:
Orientations, 1784 to 1840. Views from abroad -- Views from home. Encounters, 1840 to 1924. East to America : immigrant landings -- Romancing the orient : literary encounters -- Journeys in the study -- Postcards for the pews : missionaries and their critics -- The world's parliament of religions -- Turning east : sympathizers and converts. Exclusion, 1924 to 1965. Closed ports and open camps -- Hindu crossings : gurus and disciples -- Buddhist crossings : masters and students -- Artists, preachers, and missionaries. Passages, 1965 to the present. Countercultural appropriations -- Asian Indian gurus, converts, and movements -- Buddhist teachers, converts, and movements -- Asian Indian immigrants : Hindu, Jain, and Sikh -- Buddhist immigrants -- Asian religions in popular and elite culture -- Interreligious dialogue -- Mapping legal boundaries : religion and state.
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United States--Religion--Sources.
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Tweed, Thomas A.
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Prothero, Stephen R.

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