Buddhism: A Short History (Paperback)
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Buddhism: A Short History (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 22/12/2007
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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.

With skill, sympathy, and insight, Conze traces 2,500 years of Buddhist history, providing a lively explanation of the origins of Buddhism and its most basic doctrines. 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.

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851685684
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 195 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A lucid and reliable introduction to Buddhism." * The Times Higher Educational Supplement *
"Clear, precise, informed and comprehensive." * Middle Way *
"This is a sound introduction to the religion and a fine work of reference for those already acquainted with its doctrines." * The Good Book Guide *

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