ISBN : 978-955-0028-00-9
Written by : Prishantha Gunawardhana
Weight (kg) : 1.575
Year : 2009
Pages : 278
Description : Buddhist Monasteries
A pioneering archaeological story of “proto-globalisation” of ancient Sri Lankan society. This analyses the role of Buddhist monasteries in proto and early historic period. Traces emergence for both primary and mature urban forms through centuries of evolution. Main factor of change was development of trade. Religion, particularly, Mahayana Buddhism played an important ideological role.