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Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Author: Robert E Buswell
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, USA, ©2004.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Buddhism is one [of] the world's major religions with influences reaching far beyond its origins in East Asia, yet it is surprising that it has taken so long for a comprehensive reference source on this religion to appear. Macmillan's work covers not only the familiar topics found in many existing titles on Buddhism but delves deeper. Some 250 experts have crafted scholarly yet accessible articles on nearly 500  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of Buddhism.
New York : Macmillan, USA, ©2004
(DLC) 2003009965
(OCoLC)52216132
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Buswell
ISBN: 0028659104 9780028659107 0028657187 9780028657189
OCLC Number: 53400763
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xxxix, 981 pages)) : illustrations (some color), maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z, appendix, index.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Buswell, Jr.

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This encyclopedia is a historically focused work that provides an introduction to the doctrinal, ethical, social and spiritual ideas that inform the various traditions of Buddhism and the changes  Read more...

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