Buddhist India

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Author  Rhys T. W. Davids
Publisher  Motilal Banarsidass
Publication Date   January 1, 2008
ISBN  8120804244
Pages  332

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A scholarly treatise portraying ancient India, during the period of Buddhist ascendancy, from the non-Brahmin point of view. Based on the literary, numismatic and inscriptional records, it throws light on points hitherto dark and even unsuspected. It brings out a detailed account of the socio-economic, geo-political and ethico-religious conditions of the time. Also describes the history of kings, clans, nations vis-a-vis their role in the growth and spread of Buddhism.

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