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Satoshi Hiraoka 平岡聰. A New Explanation of the Formation of the Lotus Sūtra: Reading the Lotus Sūtra as Buddha’s Life Stories 法華経成立の新解釈-仏伝として法華経を読み解,Tokyo: Daizoshuppan, 2012.10 Reviewed by: Jian Lin (PhD Candidate, Peking University) As one of the most important Mahāyāna scriptures and maybe the...More
Yang Zhishui 扬之水. The Three Sanchi Stupas: Mundane Aesthetic of the Buddhist Paradise 《桑奇三塔:西天佛国的世俗情味》. Beijing: Sanlian Bookstore Press 三联书店 , 2012. Reviewed by Mingzhou Chi 池明宙 (Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University; 2017-18 HYI South Asian Studies in China Visiting Fellow) Zhishui Yang is noted for...More
Narayan Sen (নারায়ণ সেন). Maoism and the Buddhist Philosophy of India and China (মাওবাদ ও ভারত-চীন বৌদ্ধ দর্শন Maobad o Bharat-Cheen Bouddha Darshan ). Kolkata: Creative Publication, 2013. Reviewed by Barnali Chanda (Ph.D. Candidate, Jadavpur University; 2016-17 HYI Comparative Literature Visiting...More
Mihir Pandya. City and Cinema via Delhi (शहर और सिनेमा: वाया दिल्ली). New Delhi: Vani Prakashan, 2011. Reviewed by P.K. Anand (Centre for East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) There has been a good range of academic scholarship on Indian cities and their urbanisms. However,...More
M. Gangadharan. Commercial Kerala: A Book Enquiring the Commercial History of Kerala (Vanijya Keralam: Keralatthinte Vaanijya Charithram Anweshikkunna Krithi വാണിജ്യ കേരളം: കേരളത്തിന്റെ വാണിജ്യ ചരിത്രം അന്വേഷിക്കുന്ന കൃതി ), Kottayam: D.C. Books, 2013. Reviewed by P.K. Anand (Centre for East Asian...More
Jia Haitao 贾海涛 and Shi Cangjin 石沧金. A Comparative Study on the International Influences between the Indian Diaspora and the Chinese Diaspora (海外印度人与海外华人国际影响力比较研究). Jinan: Shandong People’s Press山东人民出版社, January 2007 (first edition). Severin Kuok (PhD candidate, Center for Chinese and East Asian...More
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay. Bangla Sishu Sahityer Choto Meyera: A collection of Essays by Sibaji Bandyopadhyay [The Female Children of Bengali Children’s Literature]. Kolkata: Gangcheel Press, 2007. শিবাজী বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়. বাংলা শিশুসাহিত্যের ছোটো মেয়েরা. কলকাতা: গাঙচিল, 2007 Reviewed by: Barnali Chanda...More
Higher Education Reform in India and China: The Role of the State (Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania and Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University) Full paper [PDF]More
Jawaharlal Nehru and China: a Study in Failure? (Ramachandra Guha, 2011 Harvard-Yenching Institute Ingalls Fellow)More