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This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift.
About the Author:

Maria Heim is Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Amherst College and has also taught at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a Ph. D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Reed College.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415970303
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Height: 231 mm
  • No of Pages: 216
  • Series Title: Religion in History, Society and Culture
  • Sub Title: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana
  • Width: 152 mm
  • ISBN-10: 041597030X
  • Publisher Date: 01 Aug 2004
  • Depth: 19
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Weight: 462 gr

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