RHYS DAVIDS: BUDDHIST INDIA

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Contents

Preface

iii

I.

The Kings

5

II.

The Clans and Nations

17

III.

The Village

42

IV.

Social Grades

52

V.

In the Town

63

VI.

Economic Conditions

87

VII.

Writing — The Beginnings

107

VIII.

Writing — Its Development

121

IX.

Language and Literature. I. General View

140

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Literature. II. The Pāli Books

161

XI.

The Jātaka Book

189

XII.

Religion — Animism

210

XIII.

The Brahmin Position

238

XIV.

Chandragupta

259

XV.

Asoka

272

XVI.

Kanishka

308

 

Appendix

321

 

Index

323

 

 

 


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[Preface]  [Table of Contents][1. The Kings]  [2. The Clans and Nations]  [3. The Village]  [4. Social Grades]  [5. In the Town]  [6. Economic Conditions]  [7. Writing — The Beginnings]  [8. Writing — It's Development]  [9. Language and Literature. I. General View]  [10. Literature. II. The Pali Books]  [11. The Jataka Book]  [12. Religion — Animism]  [13. The Brahmin Position]  [14. Chandragupta]  [15. Asoka]  [16. Kanishka]  [Appendix]  [Index]

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