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Published: 23 February 2006

334 Pages | 3 maps, 20 line drawings, tables


ISBN: 9780195175219

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The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Albert Welter

The Chan (Zen in Japanese) school of Chinese Buddhism began when, in the seventh century, a small religious community gathered around a Buddhist ...