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Spreading Buddha's Word in East AsiaThe Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon$
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Jiang Wu and Lucille Chia

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171601

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.001.0001

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The Birth of the First Printed Canon

The Birth of the First Printed Canon

The Kaibao Edition and Its Impact

(p.145) 5. The Birth of the First Printed Canon
Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia

Jiang Wu

Lucille Chia

Chen Zhichao

Columbia University Press

Chapter 5 provides a new account of the history of the Kaibao edition, the first printed canon, in association with Song printing culture in Chengdu and Kaifeng. It also offers a re-evaluation of Kaibao Canon from the perspective of the Korean canon, which is based on the Kaibao edition.

Keywords:   early Song, Sichuan, Kaifeng, Mizangquan, Chonen, Sugi, Goryeo Canon

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