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Ancient India and Ancient China: Trade and Religious Exchanges, A.D.1-600

Ancient India and Ancient China: Trade and Religious Exchanges, A.D.1-600

Hardback

By (author) Xinru Liu

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  • Publisher: OUP India
  • Format: Hardback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 200mm x 21mm | 526g
  • Publication date: 1 December 1988
  • Publication City/Country: New Delhi
  • ISBN 10: 019562050X
  • ISBN 13: 9780195620504
  • Illustrations note: Ill.(some col.).

Product description

This is the first book to examine in detail the ancient commercial and religious traffic between India and China, two of the most important civilizations in the ancient world, in the period before the sixth century AD. In particular, Dr Xinru Liu notes the significance of Buddhism as a stimulus to Indo-Chinse trade, and describes the various items of commercial trade. Readership: ancient historians with an interest in India or China; students of Buddhism.

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