An Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices

@inproceedings{Harvey1990AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices},
  author={Peter Francis Harvey},
  year={1990}
}
This book is a comprehensive introduction to the Buddhist tradition as it has developed in three major cultural areas in Asia, and also developed in the West. It is intended to be a textbook for students of religious and Asian studies respectively, but will also be of interest to those who want a general survey of Buddhism and its beliefs. Unlike many other general books about Buddhism, it not only explores Buddhist beliefs, but also seeks to show as a set of practices. It thus includes… 
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