"Buddha" Book Review by hicaliber

An analysis of the Karen Armstrong's book "Buddha" and how it relates to the period of the Axial Age.
# 95259 | 1,376 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 20, 2007 in English (Analysis) , History (General)

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This paper discusses the book, "Buddha" by Karen Armstrong and discusses its relationship to the Axial Age, the phrase for the pivotal time in history that Karl Jaspers, the philosopher, coined. The paper begins by describing the Axial Age and its characteristics in various places around the world. It then discusses how Armstrong's references in her book relate to the historical view of the time.

Table of Contents:
Introduction: The Axial Age and its Characteristics
The Axial Age Transformations in Greece, China and Palestine

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Armstrong, Karen. Buddha . New York: The Penguin Group, 2001

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