The Religious World of Kirti Sri: Buddhism, Art, and Politics of Late Medieval Sri Lanka

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The Religious World of Kirti Sri: Buddhism, Art, and Politics of Late Medieval Sri Lanka - Holt, John Clifford

In this interdisciplinary inquiry, John Clifford Holt seeks to uncover how Buddhism was understood and expressed during the waning years of indigenous political power in Asia's oldest continuing Buddhist culture. Holt focusses on King Kirti Sri Rajasinha and how, despite powerful and persistent Dutch colonial threats and a deeply suspicious ... Read More