Encyclopedia of Buddhism / Robert E. Buswell, Jr., editor in chief.

Series
Published
  • New York : Macmillan Reference USA c2004
Physical description
1 online resource (2 v. (xxxix, 981 p.)) : ill. (some col.), maps
ISBN
  • 9780028659107 (electronic book)
  • 0028659104 (electronic book)
  • 0028657187 (set)
  • 0028657195 (v. 1)
  • 0028657209 (v. 2)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [Farrington Hills, Michigan] : Gale, a Cengage Company, ©2016. Available to read online. Description based on contents viewed 1 April 2021.
  • Original: 2 v. : ill., photos., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Preface -- List of articles -- List of contributors -- Synoptic outline of entries -- Maps : the diffusion of Buddhism -- Encyclopedia of Buddhism -- Appendix : timelines of Buddhist history -- Index.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.

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University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library Oversize BQ128 ENC Reference
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University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library Oversize BQ128 ENC Reference
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British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2007.b.1236 vol. 1
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University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Main Reading Room, past the catalogue hall, First Floor, not borrowable R190.76
University of Cambridge Libraries: Homerton College Library: Main Library 294 ENC Library holds one copy of this 2 volume work (Reference)
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 4 294.303 ENC v.1
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 4 294.303 ENC v.2
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University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 10 Theology qAM20 BUS vol. 2
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