xlii+387p., xxi+509p., Epil., App., Abb., Tables, Bib., Index, 25 cm. (Earlier pub. in 2005 by World Wisdom, Inc.)
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: India and China Vol.2: Japan
A New edition of Dumoulin's classic two-volume history brings these essential reference works back to students of Zen. This new edition of vol 1, on the early years of the emergence of Zen through India and China includes: * Notes on the new editions by James W. Heisig of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture * A new introduction by John R. Mc Rae of Indiana University; and * the complete original text of Heinrich Dumoulin. New developments in the study of Zen are explored in the provocative new introduction, which adds further significance to the remarkable, comprehensive history given by Dumoulin.