Title Presenting Japanese Buddhism to the West: Orientalism, Occidentalism, and the Columbian Exposition
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher The University of North Carolina Press
0807854581 / 9780807854587
Seller ID SKU1034624
0807854581 Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.
Snodgrass challenges the predominant view that Asian cultures are objectified and understood strictly through Western ideas. Based on a detailed examination of presentations by Japanese Buddhists at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893, Snodgrass argues that Buddhists themselves helped reformulate Buddhism into a modern world religion.