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An archaeological history of Indian Buddhism / Lars Fogelin. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Fogelin, Lars, author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Subjects:
Buddhism -- India -- History.
Buddhist antiquities -- India.
Summary:
This is a comprehensive survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century bce, through its ascendance in the first millennium ce, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the mid-second millennium ce. Weaving together studies of archaeological remains, architecture, iconography, inscriptions, and Buddhist historical sources, this book uncovers the quotidian concerns and practices of Buddhist monks and nuns (the sangha), and their lay adherents.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 24, 2015).
ISBN:
0-19-023415-6
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