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Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture
Spirits of the Place is a rare and timely contribution to our understanding of religious culture in Laos and Southeast Asia. Most often studied as a part of Thai, Vietnamese, or Khmer history, Laos remains a terra incognita to most Westerners--and to many of the people living throughout Asia as well. John Holt's new book brings this fascinating nation into focus. With its ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by University of Hawaii Press
(first published 2009)
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John Clifford Holt is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies at Bowdoin College.More about John Clifford Holt...