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history and literature of Buddhism

Thomas William Rhys Davids

history and literature of Buddhism

by Thomas William Rhys Davids

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Published by Susil Gupta in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddha and Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    First ed. published in 1896 under title: Buddhism: its history and literature.

    Statementby T.W. Rhys Davids.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15003628M

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