Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America: A Short History by Gurinder Singh Mann

Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America: A Short History

byGurinder Singh Mann, Paul Numrich, Raymond Williams

Paperback | December 3, 2007

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$16.50

Earn 83 plum® points

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America explores the challenges that Asian immigrants face when their religion--and consequently culture--is "remade in the U.S.A." Peppered with stories of individual people and how they actually live their religion, this informative book gives an overview ofeach religion's beliefs, a short history of immigration--and discrimination--for each group, and how immigrants have adapted their religious beliefs since they arrived. Along the way, the roles of men and women, views toward dating and marriage, the relationship to the homeland, the "brain drain"from Asia of scientists, engineers, physicians, and other professionals, and American offshoots of Asian religions, such as the Hare Krishnas and Transcendental Meditation (TM), are discussed. The authors will update the text to cover such topics as the growth of Buddhist temples and the Hindutvamovement.

About The Author

Gurinder Singh Mann is a Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Paul Numrich is Chair of the Program in World Religions and Inter-Religious Dialogue, Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus, OH and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Loyola Unive...
The Making of Sikh Scripture
The Making of Sikh Scripture

by Gurinder Singh Mann

$137.50

In stock online

Not available in stores

Sikhism
Sikhism

by Gurinder Singh Mann

$32.95

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

Buddhists, Hindus, And Sikhs In America
Buddhists, Hindus, And Sikhs In America

by Gurinder Singh Mann

$32.95

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

Details & Specs

Title:Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America: A Short HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 5.39 × 8.11 × 0.79 inPublished:December 3, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019533311X

ISBN - 13:9780195333114

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America: A Short History

Reviews