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Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Author: Edward A Irons
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2008.
Series: Encyclopedia of world religions.; Facts on File library of religion and mythology.
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"This is a general introduction and reference primarily to Buddhism, but also to Daoism, Shinto, Confucianism, and other major religious traditions of East Asia that are not covered in other volumes of the series. Articles by scholars of religion, all but one American, consider important figures, both Asian and Western; deities and other supernatural beings; rules and concepts; schools; practices; and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Irons
ISBN: 9780816054596 0816054592
OCLC Number: 81861645
Description: xxxv, 634 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Buddhism: An Introduction --
Chronology --
Entries a to Z --
Bibliography of Buddhism and Related Eastern Asian Religions.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of world religions.; Facts on File library of religion and mythology.
Responsibility: Edward A. Irons.
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Offers access to the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, institutions, and movements that helped shape the history of Buddhism. This encyclopedia provides introductions to Daoism,  Read more...

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