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Buddhist Annals and Chronicles of South-East Asia

Buddhist Annals and Chronicles of South-East Asia
19.97
Item Code: IDC821
Author: Kanai Lal Hazra
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8121500117
Pages: 132
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 6.0" x 7.6"
weight of the book: 295 gms

The annals and chronicles are Important for a study of political, religious, cultural and literary history of a country. This book Introduces to the readers for the first time a new picture in the field of annals and chronicles. It gives, not only, the history and the development of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South-East Asia but it also refers to the important role played by the chronicles in the field of Pali and Singhalese literature in Ceylon. Fortunately, this is a first attempt, to give a connected account of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South and South-East Asia, on the basis of all available sources. The book should be found useful to readers interested in the religious and cultural history of South and South-East Asia.

From the Jacket:

The annals and chronicles are important for a study of political, religious, cultural and literary history of a country. This book introduces to the readers for the first time a new picture in the field of annals and chronicles. It gives, not only, the history and the development of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South-East Asia but it also refers to the important role played by the chroniclers in the field of Pali and Singhalese literature in Ceylon. Fortunately, this is a first attempt, to give a connected account of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South and South-East Asia, on the basis of all available sources. The book should be found useful to readers interested in the religious and cultural history of South and South-East Asia.

Contents

Preface.vii
Abbreviationsxi
1.The Buddhist annals and chronicles of Ceylon.1
2.The Buddhist annals and chronicles of Thailand.30
3.The Buddhist annals and chronicles of Indonesia.72
4.The Buddhist annals and chronicles of Burma.88
Bibliography.99
Index.109

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