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Published: 01 July 2020

288 Pages | 28 illustrations

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190073084


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The Irish Buddhist

The Forgotten Monk who Faced Down the British Empire

Alicia Turner, Laurence Cox, and Brian Bocking

  • Recovers the remarkable story of a working-class Irishman who became a leading Buddhist reformer and anti-colonial activist
  • Rewrites the previously accepted story of how Buddhism became a modern global religion
  • Based on a decade-long collaborative project of digital and archive-based scholarship, recovering thousands of 'lost' documents and pieces of evidence