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30%OFFJacques Gernet - Buddhism in Chinese Society: An Economic History from the Fifth to the Tenth Centuries - 9780231114110 - V9780231114110
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Buddhism in Chinese Society: An Economic History from the Fifth to the Tenth Centuries

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Description for Buddhism in Chinese Society: An Economic History from the Fifth to the Tenth Centuries Paperback. First published in French in 1956, this classic work integrates the study of Buddhist doctrine with that of Chinese society from the fifth to the tenth centuries. Translator(s): Verellen, Franciscus. Num Pages: 441 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; 3F; HBJF; HBLC; HBTB; HRE; JHM; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 626.
First published in French in 1956, this classic work integrates the study of Buddhist doctrine with that of Chinese society from the fifth to the tenth centuries.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
441
Condition
New
Number of Pages
441
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231114110
SKU
V9780231114110
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99-1

About Jacques Gernet
Jacques Gernet is the author of China and the Christian Impact: A Conflict of Cultures and Daily Life in China: On the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276. He is the coauthor of A History of Chinese Civilization.Franciscus Verellen is a member of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Oreint.

Reviews for Buddhism in Chinese Society: An Economic History from the Fifth to the Tenth Centuries
This work will remain one of this century's classic histories of China. Gernet's account of Buddhism is sobering. Journal of Asian Studies This is perhaps the greatest contribution of Gernet's work: he demonstrates through the skilled use of a dazzling variety of literary evidence the complexity of the interchange between Buddhism and Chinese society. China Review International This is an ... Read more

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