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Buddhism under Mao.

Holmes Welch

Buddhism under Mao.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- China

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [647]-652.

      SeriesHarvard East Asian series,, 69
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ647 .W44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 666 p.
      Number of Pages666
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298110M
      ISBN 100674085655
      LC Control Number72078428


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He describes how Buddhist institutions were controlled, protected, utilized, and. Buddhism in China Under Mao Zedong.

Mao Zedong was famously hostile to religion, and Buddhism and Communism disagree on many philosophical points. However, Buddhism had been under some degree of state control through most of its history in China, and Buddhist institutions in China submitted to Communist authority.

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