Buddhism, Diplomacy, and Trade: The Realignment of Sino-Indian Relations, 600-1400 (Google eBook)
Relations between China and India underwent a dramatic transformation from Buddhist-dominated to commerce-centered exchanges in the seventh to fifteenth centuries. The unfolding of this transformation, its causes, and wider ramifications are examined in this masterful analysis of the changing patterns of interaction between the two most important cultural spheres in Asia.
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