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Author Carter, James Hugh.

Title Heart of Buddha, heart of China : the life of Tanxu, a twentieth-century monk / James Carter
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource
Summary The Buddhist monk Tanxu surmounted extraordinary obstacles - poverty, wars, famine, and foreign occupation - to become one of the most prominent monks in China. In this book, James Carter draws on untapped archival materials to provide a book that is part travelogue, part history and part biography of this remarkable man
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Dec. 16, 2010)
Subject Tanxu, da shi, 1875-1963.
Buddhist priests -- China -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199894413 ebook
0199894418 ebook