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This book treats the entire history of Buddhism in China up to present century and concludes with a brief but excellent chapter on the contributions of Buddhism to Chinese culture. Ch'en has given a clear statement which is suitable for the lay scholar as well as the professional historian of religions. Contains a glossary of Chinese, Sanskrit, and Pali terms which is quite helpful, as well as an index of Chinese names.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 576 Vendor: Calif Princeton Fulfilment Publication Date: 1974
Dimensions: 8.49 X 5.55 X 1.04 (inches) ISBN: 0691000158 ISBN-13: 9780691000152 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.