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The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism : Conversion, Contestation and Memory.

Author: Matthew T Kapstein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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This volume brings to bear the methodological insights of the contemporary human sciences and at the same time aims to convey to non-specialist readers an impression of the broad domain of Tibetan religious and philosophical thought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew T Kapstein
ISBN: 9780198030072 019803007X 9780195152272 0195152271
OCLC Number: 437175392
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents: CONTENTS; A Note on Pronunciation; A Brief Chronology of Tibetan Buddhism; 1 INTRODUCTION: DEATH, LITERACY, AND TIBET'S BUDDHIST ELITE; PART I: CONVERSION AND NARRATIVE; PART II: SOURCES OF CONTESTATION; PART III: MYTH, MEMORY, REVELATION; APPENDIX: THE PRAYER OF GREAT POWER; NOTES; CHINESE GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.

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This volume brings to bear the methodological insights of the contemporary human sciences and at the same time aims to convey to non-specialist readers an impression of the broad domain of Tibetan religious and philosophical thought.

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