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Bibliography on Buddhism

Shinsho Hanayama (Editor)
Synopsis Shinsho Hanayama’s Bibliography on Buddhism is the best reference work for articles and books on the subject written during the last two centuries: the 19th and 20th. It is comprehensive in covering the major European research journals in English, French and German. Prof. Hanayama prepared the entry cards in the libraries at Tokyo, London, Paris, Berlin and Heidelberg. The reviews of works have also been included. The articles in the Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics are entered, as they are important contributions by eminent scholars like T.W. Rhys Deavids and Louis de la Vallee Poussin. The entries are alphabetized under the name of authors. A comprehensive index enhances its utility. With 15073 entries, it is a sine qua non for any scholar working on Buddhist art, philosophy, literature, history, and of any Buddhist country. Areas of interest: Buddhism, history of art, area of studies, South Asia, SE Asia, East Asia.
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About the author

Shinsho Hanayama

Professor Shinsho Hanayama was born in Kanazawa, Shikawa prefecture, on December 3, 1898 and graduated from the Department of Indian Philosophy and Buddhism of the Tokyo Imperial University in March, 1921. He studied in Europe from 1924 to 1926 after which he taught at Nihon University, Toyo University, Kokugaku-in University, Tokyo Bunrika University, Kyushu Imperial University, Tohoku Imperial University, etc. From 1934 on, he taught at the Tokyo Imperial University (the present University of Tokyo) and assumed full professorship in 1946, during which he lectured on Japanese Buddhism. He was granted the Imperial Academy Award for his outstanding work Hokke-Gisho no Kenkyu (A Study of Prince Shotoku’s commentary on the Saddharma-pundarika-sutra) in 1935, and the degree of the Doctor of Literature for his work Shomangyo-Gisho no Joguwo-en ni kansura Kenkyu (A study of Prince Shotoku’s commentary on the Srimaladevi-simhanada-sutra) in 1942.

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Bibliographic information

Title Bibliography on Buddhism
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition Reprint
Publisher Akshaya Prakashan
Language: English
isbn 8188643157
length xiv+869p., Abbreviations; Index; 25cm.