Buddhism in Chinese Society

Buddhism in Chinese Society

An Economic History From the Fifth to the Tenth Centuries

Book - 1995
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Covering the five centuries which saw the greatest expansion of the Buddhist religion within China, this historical study examines the religious and economic aspects of a society dominated by a powerful church. It also explores the effect of Buddhism on Chinese thought and culture.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c1995
ISBN: 9780231073806
Branch Call Number: 294.309 G37b
Language Note: Glossary and bibliographical references in English and Chinese
Characteristics: xvii, 441 pages ; 24 cm


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