Buddhism: A Short History

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Oneworld Publications, Dec 20, 2007 - History - 141 pages
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In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition's development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Mahayana to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction to the history of the Buddhist tradition, perfect for students and interested readers alike. Edward Conze studied Indian and comparative philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Hamburg.

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This book provides a very concise and sweeping introduction to the history and development of Buddhism, with primary focus on India and China. The book's strongest asset is its sweeping reach from the ... Read full review

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