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Author: 
Hank Glassman
Reviewer: 
Heather Blair

Blair on Glassman, 'The Face of Jizo: Image and Cult in Medieval Japanese Buddhism'


Hank Glassman. The Face of Jizo: Image and Cult in Medieval Japanese Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2012. 272 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3443-2; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-3581-1.

Reviewed by Heather Blair (Indiana University)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Mikael Bauer

Author: 
Andrew Edmund Goble
Reviewer: 
Anna Andreeva

Andreeva on Goble, 'Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War'


Andrew Edmund Goble. Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2011. xx + 202 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3500-2.

Reviewed by Anna Andreeva (University of Heidelberg)
Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Mikael Bauer

Author: 
Jeffrey Samuels
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Young

Young on Samuels, 'Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture'


Jeffrey Samuels. Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture. Topics in Contemporary Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2010. 192 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3385-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Young (College of the Holy Cross)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2012)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Lawrence J. McCrea, and Parimal G. Patil
Reviewer: 
Vincent Eltschinger

Eltschinger on McCrea, 'Buddhist Philosophy of Language in India: Jnanasrimitra on Exclusion'


Lawrence J. McCrea, and Parimal G. Patil. Buddhist Philosophy of Language in India: Jnanasrimitra on Exclusion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 216 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-15095-8; $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15094-1.

Reviewed by Vincent Eltschinger (Institut für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Author: 
Richard F. Gombrich
Reviewer: 
Rupert Gethin

Gethin on Gombrich, 'What the Buddha Thought'


Richard F. Gombrich. What the Buddha Thought. London: Equinox Pub., 2009. xv + 240 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84553-612-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84553-614-5.

Reviewed by Rupert Gethin (University of Bristol)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

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