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Author: 
Pori Park
Reviewer: 
Hwansoo Kim

Kim on Park, 'Trial and Error in Modernist Reforms: Korean Buddhism under Colonial Rule'


Pori Park. Trial and Error in Modernist Reforms: Korean Buddhism under Colonial Rule. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, 2009. 158 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-094-6.

Reviewed by Hwansoo Kim (Duke University)
Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2010)
Commissioned by Jin Y. Park

Author: 
Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield, Abraham Zablocki, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ruth Gamble

Gamble on Bhushan and Garfield and Zablocki, 'TransBuddhism: Transmission, Translation, and Transformation'


Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield, Abraham Zablocki, eds. TransBuddhism: Transmission, Translation, and Transformation. Collaborations Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009. ix + 260 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-708-5; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-707-8.

Author: 
Justin Thomas McDaniel
Reviewer: 
Anne Blackburn

Blackburn on McDaniel, 'Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand'


Justin Thomas McDaniel. Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand. Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. 358 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98848-1; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98849-8.

Author: 
Rachelle M. Scott
Reviewer: 
Justin T. McDaniel

McDaniel on Scott, 'Nirvana for Sale? Buddhism, Wealth, and the Dhammakāya Temple in Contemporary Thailand'


Rachelle M. Scott. Nirvana for Sale? Buddhism, Wealth, and the Dhammakāya Temple in Contemporary Thailand. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009. Illustrations. xiii + 242 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-2783-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-2784-3.

Reviewed by Justin T. McDaniel (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2010)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Fabio Rambelli
Reviewer: 
Pamela Winfield

Winfield on Rambelli, 'Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism'


Fabio Rambelli. Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2007. xiv + 394 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5682-2.

Reviewed by Pamela Winfield (Elon University)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Gereon Kopf

The Material World of Japanese Buddhism

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