Journals Higher Education

£28.49

Hardback

Published: 20 October 2016

392 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199358151


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The Buddha Party

How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism

John Powers

  • The most extensive study to date of Chinese government propaganda relating to Tibet
  • Situates the PRC's propaganda program in the larger context of its attempts to restructure all of the religions practiced in China
  • Illustrates how without its core beliefs, Buddhism can be used as part of an "ethical religion" advocating subservience to authority
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