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Title Curators of the Buddha : the study of Buddhism under colonialism / edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1995
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1995


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Description 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / Donald S. Lopez, Jr. -- 1. Roads Taken and Not Taken in the Study of Theravada Buddhism / Charles Hallisey -- 2. Inside the Wonder House: Buddhist Art and the West / Stanley K. Abe -- 3. The Zen of Japanese Nationalism / Robert H. Sharf -- 4. Giuseppe Tucci, or Buddhology in the Age of Fascism / Gustavo Benavides -- 5. Oriental Wisdom and the Cure of Souls: Jung and the Indian East / Luis O. Gomez -- 6. Foreigner at the Lama's Feet / Donald S. Lopez, Jr
Summary A critical history of the study of Buddhism in the West, incorporating insights of colonial and post-colonial cultural studies. Social, political and cultural conditions that have shaped the course of Buddhist studies are discussed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Europe.
Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- North America.
Author Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-
Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- editor
LC no. 94025130
ISBN 0226493083 (alkaline paper)
0226493091 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
9780226493084 (alkaline paper)
9780226493091 (paperback) (alkaline paper)