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A Short History of Buddhism

Edward Conze

Tracing all the key aspects of 2500 years of Buddhist history – Hinayana, Mahayana, Tantra and Zen – this book provides an introduction to the development of Buddhism from the time of the Buddha to the present day. The author also wrote "Thirty Years of Buddhist Studies".

  • Publication date: April 1, 1993
  • ISBN: 9781851680665
  • RRP: £8.99
  • Pages: 160

Edward Conze

Edward Conze studied Indian and comparative philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Hamburg. He later lectured in psychology, philosophy, and comparative religion at Oxford, held a number of academic appointments, and served as Vice-President of the Buddhist Society. His many books include Buddhist Texts Through the Ages (Oneworld, Sept 1995, ISBN: 9781851681075).

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