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The Buddha's Footprint
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Part I. What the Buddha Taught
1. The Buddha
2. Buddhism(s)
3. Buddhists
4. Wealth
5. Consumption

Part II. What Buddhists Did
6. The Spread of Buddhism
7. The Commodity Frontier
8. Agricultural Expansion
9. Urbanization
10. The Buddhist Landscape

Conclusion
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments

About the Author

Johan Elverskog is the Dedman Family Distinguished Professor at Southern Methodist University and author of Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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"The Buddha's Footprint is an important and often persuasive corrective to the contemporary idea that Buddhism has always been an environmentally friendly religion."-Robert DeCaroli, George Mason University

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