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Author Walter, Michael L.
Title Buddhism and empire : the political and religious culture of early Tibet / by Michael L. Walter.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

Author Walter, Michael L.
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 22
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 22. 1568-6183
Subject Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History.
Buddhism and state -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 311 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations for Frequently-Cited Works; Introduction; Prologue on Old Tibetan; Chapter One Religion and politics in Tibet's imperial government, and the place of Buddhism therein; Chapter Two Sku, bla, lha, etc.: The language and phraseology of early Tibetan politics and religion; Chapter Three Rituals in the Imperium and later: Continuity in the rituals of Tibetan Buddhism; Chapter Four The intersection of religion and politics; Appendix One The religio-political significance of gold; Appendix Two A brief excursus on Bon; Select bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047429289 (electronic bk.)
9047429281 (electronic bk.)
9789004175846 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004175849 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 712986501
Additional Format Print version: Walter, Michael L. Buddhism and empire. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 (DLC) 2009012415

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