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A Monastery in Time

The Making of Mongolian Buddhism

A Monastery in Time( )
Author: Humphrey, Caroline
Ujeed, Hurelbaatar
ISBN:978-0-226-03190-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

A Monastery in Time is the first book to describe the life of a Mongolian Buddhist monastery--the Mergen Monastery in Inner Mongolia--from inside its walls. From the Qing occupation of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through the Cultural Revolution, Caroline Humphrey and Hürelbaatar Ujeed tell a story of religious formation, suppression, and survival over a history that spans three centuries.   Often overlooked in Buddhist studies,...
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Pages:424
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Religion / Eastern
Religion / Buddhism / General
Religion / Monasticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 8.97 x 1.045 Inches
Book Weight:1.456 Pounds

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