history of the times of the buddha

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mlswe
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history of the times of the buddha

Post by mlswe » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:17 pm

Hello, i would like to find out more about India around The Buddhas lifetime, history, politics, trade, commerce, agriculture, crafts, science, culture, religions etc.

any recommendations ?

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Re: history of the times of the buddha

Post by Kare » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:03 pm

mlswe wrote:Hello, i would like to find out more about India around The Buddhas lifetime, history, politics, trade, commerce, agriculture, crafts, science, culture, religions etc.

any recommendations ?
Rhys Davids: Buddhist India

http://www.mlbd.com/BookDecription.aspx?id=724

Some details may have been corrected or updated by later research, but this is probably still the best general book on the topic.
Mettāya,
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Re: history of the times of the buddha

Post by Dmytro » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:18 pm

Kare wrote:Rhys Davids: Buddhist India
http://dhamma.ru/sadhu/directory?sobi2T ... obi2Id=525" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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