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Aspects Economiques du Bouddhisme dans la Societe Chinoise du Ve au Xe Siecle

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ISBN-10: 0231114117

ISBN-13: 9780231114110

Edition: 1995

Authors: Jacques Gernet, Franciscus Verellen

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Covering the five centuries which saw the greatest expansion of the Buddhist religion within China, this historical study examines the religious and economic aspects of a society dominated by a powerful church. It also explores the effect of Buddhism on Chinese thought and culture.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 441
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Jacques Gernet is the author of China and the Christian Impact: A Conflict of Culturesand Daily Life in China: On the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276. He is the coauthor of A History of Chinese Civilization.Franciscus Verellen is a member of the Ecole Fran�aise d'Extreme-Oreint.

Translator's Note
Preface
Introduction
Immediate Facts
Secondary Facts: The Fiscal Deficit
The Indian Heritage
Lands and Dependents
Industrial Installations
Commerce and Usury
Annex
The Circuit of Giving
Economics and Religion
The Popular Social Environment
The Wealthy Laity
The Ruling Class
Internal Contradictions in the Buddhist Movement in China
Appendix A: Chronological Table
Appendix B: Weights and Measures
Appendix C: Prices
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index