Buddhism; its essence and development. by Edward Conze

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Published by Harper in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gautama Buddha.,
  • Buddhism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

StatementWith a pref. by Arthur Waley.
SeriesHarper torchbooks -- TB 58.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1451.2 .C6 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755777M

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