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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
The essays in this volume attempt to place the Chan and Zen tradition in their ritual and cultural contexts, looking at various aspects heretofore largely (and unduly) ignored. In particular, they show the extent to which these traditions, despite their claim to uniqueness, were indebted to larger trends in East Asian Buddhism, such as the cults of... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 93.95
An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world's largest and most popular religions. A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip away existing preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: Can we talk of Buddhism as a unified religion or are there many Buddhisms?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.50
Innumerable studies have appeared in recent decades about practically every aspect of women's lives in Western societies. The few such works on Buddhism have been quite limited in scope. In The Power of Denial , Bernard Faure takes an important step toward redressing this situation by boldly asking: does Buddhism offer women liberation or limitation?... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 49.95
Is there a Buddhist discourse on sex? In this innovative study, Bernard Faure reveals Buddhism's paradoxical attitudes toward sexuality. His remarkably broad range covers the entire geography of this religion, and its long evolution from the time of its founder, Xvkyamuni, to the premodern age. The author's anthropological approach uncovers the inherent... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1997; US$ 48.00
This volume analyses the evolution of a unique brand of politics in Hong Kong. It examines how a Crown Colony system responded to the demands made of it by its Chinese and British residents in the shadow of the often volatile politics of modern China. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00
This book describes China's encounter with capitalism from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century. It poses poignant questions in simple language, guides the reader through a complex literature and presents a unique point of view. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
This book is a study of ties between China and Japan and their Asian counterparts. It does not therefore directly treat bilateral relations between these powers, as these already constitute the subject of many other studies. A lengthy perspective has been taken into account in order to recall past legacies, some of which are still painfully contentious,... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available
A gentle routine for your baby, trusted by thousands of mums, from bestselling author Megan Faure Some of the most common parental concerns in baby's first year are things like; why is baby crying, how do I get baby to sleep well and how do I make time for myself? The answers to these questions and more, lie in a baby's sensory world. ... more...