State of the Field Debates

‘Theravada civilization(s)’? Periodizing its history

by Steven Collins

The University of Chicago

January 2013

This is not so much a ‘state of the field’ paper as a series of reflections on what might have been involved in the spread of ‘Theravāda’ Buddhism across South and Southeast Asia, and a suggested periodization of ‘Theravāda’ history, both of which are intentionally polemical. Read More »

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