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Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province eds. by Wang Yongbo and Tsai Suey-Ling (review)

Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province eds. by Wang Yongbo and Tsai Suey-Ling (review) 308 China Review International: Vol. 23, No. 3, 2016 Yixin Chen Yixin Chen is an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington specializing in the rural socioeconomic history of Mao’s China. Wang Yongbo and Tsai Suey-Ling, editors. Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province, volume 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag; Hangzhou: China Academy of Art Press, 2017. xv, 512 pp. Hardcover €160.00, ISBN 978-3-447-10813-3. After the publication of Volume 1 (2014) and Volume 2 (2015), this is the third volume in the series on Buddhist sutra inscriptions engraved on rock cliffs in Shandong Province. Whereas the first volume on Shandong discussed the sites in Dongping and in Pingyin, that is, the area on the northwestern edge of the highlands around lake Dongping (see my review in China Review International 20, no. 3&4), and the second volume described and studied the inscriptions on Mount Yi, Mount Tie, Mount Ge, and Mount Gang—four mountains around the present-day city of Zoucheng, the home of Mencius (372–289 B.C.E.), located at the base of the foothills to the southwest of the Shandong highlands, south of Qufu and east of Jining city (see my review in China Review International 21, no. 2)—the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province eds. by Wang Yongbo and Tsai Suey-Ling (review)

China Review International , Volume 23 (3) – Sep 20, 2018

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308 China Review International: Vol. 23, No. 3, 2016 Yixin Chen Yixin Chen is an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington specializing in the rural socioeconomic history of Mao’s China. Wang Yongbo and Tsai Suey-Ling, editors. Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province, volume 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag; Hangzhou: China Academy of Art Press, 2017. xv, 512 pp. Hardcover €160.00, ISBN 978-3-447-10813-3. After the publication of Volume 1 (2014) and Volume 2 (2015), this is the third volume in the series on Buddhist sutra inscriptions engraved on rock cliffs in Shandong Province. Whereas the first volume on Shandong discussed the sites in Dongping and in Pingyin, that is, the area on the northwestern edge of the highlands around lake Dongping (see my review in China Review International 20, no. 3&4), and the second volume described and studied the inscriptions on Mount Yi, Mount Tie, Mount Ge, and Mount Gang—four mountains around the present-day city of Zoucheng, the home of Mencius (372–289 B.C.E.), located at the base of the foothills to the southwest of the Shandong highlands, south of Qufu and east of Jining city (see my review in China Review International 21, no. 2)—the

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Published: Sep 20, 2018

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