The Buddhist Conquest of China

Author: E. Zurcher
Subtitle: The Spread and Adaptation of Buddhism in Early China
No of Pages: 508
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 1959
File Size: 5 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (
Blurb: An academic study of early Chinese Buddhism. The book stresses “the social environment”. The author is interested not in Buddhism as a whole, but in Buddhism as it was confined to a distinct, highly important & relatively small part of the Buddhist population: the cultured upper class and monks.
Notes: Maps. Index. Bibliography. Notes