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Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo (2nd New edition)

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Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo - Gombrich, Richard F.
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Written by the leading authority on Theravada Buddhism, this up-dated edition takes into account recent research to include the controversies over the date of the Buddha and current social and political developments in Sri Lanka. Gombrich explores the legacy of the Buddha's predecessors and the social and religious contexts against which Buddhism has developed and changed throughout history, demonstrating above all, how it has always influenced and been influenced by its social surroundings in a way which continues to this ...

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Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo 2006, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415365093

2nd New edition

Paperback

Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo 2006, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415365086

2nd New edition

Hardcover

Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo 1988, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books

ISBN-13: 9780710213198

Trade paperback

Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo 1988, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415075855

2nd Revised edition

Trade paperback