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Published: 30 October 2013

464 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199861873

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Introducing the Buddhist Experience

Third Edition

Donald W. Mitchell and Sarah H. Jacoby

New to this Edition:

  • A reframing of Buddhism as a globalized set of traditions embodying a multitude of cultural forms, informed by insights from new coauthor Sarah H. Jacoby
  • A revised final chapter, "The Globalization of Buddhism," with new material on Buddhism in Africa, Latin America, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Coverage of second- and third-generation Buddhist youth and the Internet's role in the globalization of Buddhism
  • A rewritten and more robust chapter on "The Tibetan Experiences of Buddhism" that reflects Jacoby's specialization
  • New materials on contemporary, socially engaged Buddhist movements in Asia and their new global presence
  • Updates to all chapters featuring the most recent scholarship, more student-friendly subtitles, and new photographs and maps

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