Author:De Bary, William Theodore


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The Buddhist Tradition in India, China and Japan

By: De Bary, William Theodore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2288080

ISBN: 0394716965

Condition: Very Good

First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. xxii, 418 pp. This book, compiled from basic Buddhist writings, presents a survey of Buddhist thought in India, China, and Japan, covering the central doctrines and practices that has profoundly influenced human life in Asia. Developments in practical ethics, social attitudes, philosophical speculation, and religious and aesthetic contemplation are represented by selected excerpts from basic writings with succinct introductions and commentary. From these one may observe not only the remarkable vitality of Buddhism in its spread t... View more info

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A Guide to Oriental Classics

By: Oriental Studies Program Columbia College; de Bary, Wm. Theodore [William]; Embree, Ainslie T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2289064

ISBN: 0231038925

Condition: Very Good

Second edition. Spine and edge of front wrapper faintly toned, ink stamp and ink name on front flyleaf. 1975 Trade Paperback. xi, 257 pp. This useful guide to the classics of four Asian traditions has been significantly revised. Major cultural works from the Islamic, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions, ranging from history, philosophy, and religion to poetry, drama, and fiction, are included in this biographic guide. Added to this edition are new translations and studies published since the appearance of the first edition. The sections dealing with major texts of Indian, Chinese, and Jap... View more info