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Short History of Buddhism, A

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With skill, sympathy and insight, Conze briefly traces all the key aspects of 2500 years of Buddhist history - Hinayana, Mahayana, Tantra and Zen.

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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 Maháyána 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.


"A valuable contribution for public and undergraduate collections."     ~Library Journal

Author Conze, Edward
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 151 pp.
Publisher Oneworld Publications 1993
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