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Spread of Buddhism, 1921

Spread of Buddhism

Title: Spread of Buddhism
Projection: Unknown,
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Description: A map from 1921 of Asia showing the spread of Buddhism from its origins in India, to early areas of Ceylon, Sumatra, Java, and the Philippines, and later into Tibet, China, Burma, Siam, Annam, southern Japan, Mongolia, and the regions of the Kirghiz and Kalmuck Tartars. "It made its way into Central Asia through Afghanistan and Turkestan, and so reached China. Buddhist teaching had spread widely in China before 200 BC." — Wells, 1921.
Place Names: Miscellaneous Asia, China, India, Mongolia, Phillipines, Japan, Indonesia, Burma, Siam, Persia, Turkesta
ISO Topic Categories: location, oceans, inlandWaters, society
Keywords: Spread of Buddhism, physical, physical features, location, oceans, inlandWaters, society, Unknown, 1921
Source: H. G. Wells, The Outline of History (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1921) 370
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman
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