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Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp, eds. A World Religions Reader. Newark: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020. 408 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-35709-4.
Reviewed by Claire Maes (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
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Michael J. Walsh. Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-19357-3.
Reviewed by Peter Zarrow (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)
D. Christian Lammerts. Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7260-1.
Reviewed by Jacques Leider (École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)