The world of Buddhism : Buddhist monks and nuns in society and culture / texts by Richard Gombrich [and others] ; edited by Heinz Bechert and Richard Gombrich.

Follows the fortunes of Buddhism through time and space, from the founding of the world's largest monastic Order in India 2500 years ago to contemporary America.

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Facts on File, Inc.
Other Authors: Bechert, Heinz, 1932-2005., Gombrich, Richard F. 1937-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, ©1984.
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Summary:Follows the fortunes of Buddhism through time and space, from the founding of the world's largest monastic Order in India 2500 years ago to contemporary America.
Physical Description:308 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-296) and index.
ISBN:0871969823
9780871969828
0500250898
9780500250891
0500276285
9780500276280