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Short Bibliography on the Spread of Buddhism

Bartol’d, Vasilii Vladimirovich. Turkestan Down to the Mongol Invasions, 1st ed., 1928; 4th ed. (E.W. Gibb Memorial Series, n.s.)- Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1975.

Batchelor, Stephen. The Awakening of the West: The Encounter of Buddhism and Western Culture. London: Aquarian, 1994.

Ch’en, Kenneth K.S. Buddhism in China: A Historical Survey. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Dumoulin, Heinrich. Zen Buddhism: A History, vol. 1: India and China; vol. 2; Japan. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1986, 1990.

Eliot, Sir Charles. Hinduism and Buddhism, A Historical Sketch, vol. 3. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1921.

Emmerick, R.E. “Buddhism in Central Asia” in The Encyclopedia of Religion, Mircea Eliade (ed.), vol. 2. New York: Macmillan, 1987, 400-404.

Fields, Rick. How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of Buddhism in America. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1986.

Gombrich, Richard and Obeyesekere, Gananath. Buddhism Transformed: Religious Change in Sri Lanka. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988.

Hambli, Gavin et alia. Central Asia. (The Weidenfeld and Nicolson Universal History, no. 16). London: George Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1969.

Hirakawa, Akira. A History of Indian Buddhism, from Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana. (Asian Studies at Hawaii, no. 36). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1990.

Kwanten, Luc. A History of Central Asia, 500-1500. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1979.

Lamotte, Etienne. History of Indian Buddhism. (Publications de L’I nstitut Orientaliste de Louvain no. 36). Louvain: Institut Orientaliste, 1988.

Mackerras, Colin. “The Uighurs” in The Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia, Denis Sinor (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990,317-342.

Puri, B.N. Buddhism in Central Asia. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1987.

Robinson. Richard H. and Johnson, Willard L. The Buddhist Religion, 3rd ed. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1982.

Rona-Tas, Andras. An Introduction to Turkology. Szeged: Jozsef Attila Tudomanyegyetem Bölcseszettudomanyi Kar, 1991.

Samolin, William. East Turkistan to the Twelfth Century: A Brief Political Survey. (Central Asiatic Studies, no. 9). The Hague: Mouton & Co., 1964.

Sinor, Denis. “The Establishment and Dissolution of the Türk Empire” in The Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia, Denis Sinor (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990, 285-316.

– – – – – – – . Inner Asia. History, Civilization, Languages – A Syllabus. (Ural and Altaic Series, vol. 96). Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Publications. 2nd ed., 1971.

Snellgrove, David. Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and Their Tibetan Successors, 2 vols. Boston: Shambhala . Press, 1987.

Tambiah, S. J. World Conqueror and World Renounce: A Study of Buddhism and Polity in Thailand against a Historical Background. (Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology, vol. 15). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1976.

Van Walt van Praag, Michael C. The Status of Tibet. History, Rights, and Prospects in International Law. Boulder, West-view Press, 1987.

Von Gabain. Annemarie. Der Buddhismus in Zentralasien. (Handbuch der Orientalistik, series 1, vol. 8, no. 2). Leiden / Köln: E.J. Brill, 1961.

Warder. A. K. Indian Buddhism. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1970.

Welsh, Holmes. Buddhism under Mao. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1972.