- Society at the time of the Buddha / Kumkum Roy -- What the Vinayas can tell us about law / Petra Kieffer-Pülz -- Keeping the Buddha's rules : the view from the Sutra / Piaka Rupert Gethin -- Proper possessions : Buddhist attitudes toward material property / Jacob N. Kinnard -- On the legal and economic activities of Buddhist nuns : two examples from early India / Gregory Schopen -- Buddhism and law in Sri Lanka / Sunil Goonasekera -- Flanked by images of our Buddha : community, law, and religion in a premodern Buddhist context / Jonathan S. Walters -- The legal regulation of Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka / Benjamin Schonthal -- Pali Buddhist law in Southeast Asia / Andrew Huxley -- Genres and jurisdictions: laws governing monastic inheritance in seventeenth-century Burma / Christian Lammerts; -- Buddhism and law in China : the emergence of distinctive patterns in Chinese history / T.H. Barrett -- The ownership and theft of monastic land in Ming China / Timothy Brook -- Buddhism and law in China : Qing Dynasty to the present / Anthony Dicks -- Buddhism and law in Korean history : from parallel transmission to institutional divergence / Mark A. Nathan -- Buddhism and law in Japan / Brian Ruppert -- Relic theft in medieval Japan / Bernard Faure -- Buddhism and law in Tibet / Rebecca Redwood French -- Buddhist laws in Mongolia / Vesna A. Wallace -- Karma, monastic law, and gender justice / Karma Lekshe Tsomo -- Buddhism and constitutions in Bhutan / Richard W. Whitecross.
- 9780521515795 (hardback)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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