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Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Shandong Province, Volume 2 ed. by Wang Yongbo and Claudia Wenzel (review)

Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Shandong Province, Volume 2 ed. by Wang Yongbo and Claudia Wenzel... Reviews 189 Wang Yongbo and Claudia Wenzel, editors. Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Shandong Province, Volume 2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag; Hangzhou: China Academy of Art Press. 2015. xi, 473 pp. Hardcover 154, isbn 978-3447-10329-9. The present volume, the second on cliff inscriptions in Shandong, is part of the outcome of the five-year research project "Chinese-German Cooperation in Research and Survey of Stone Sutras from the Northern Dynasties in Shandong" that was launched in 2004. The project was itself the result of a cooperative agreement between the Shandong Museum of the Art of Stone Carving and the Heidelberg Institute for East Asian Art History. While the first volume on Shandong is a study of the sites in Dongping and in Pingyin, that is, the area on the northwestern edge of the highlands around Lake Dongping, the present volume describes and studies 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 (372­289 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. Mount Yi (discussed on pp. 43­83), the southernmost of 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, Volume 2 ed. by Wang Yongbo and Claudia Wenzel (review)

China Review International , Volume 21 (2) – Nov 28, 2014

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Reviews 189 Wang Yongbo and Claudia Wenzel, editors. Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Shandong Province, Volume 2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag; Hangzhou: China Academy of Art Press. 2015. xi, 473 pp. Hardcover 154, isbn 978-3447-10329-9. The present volume, the second on cliff inscriptions in Shandong, is part of the outcome of the five-year research project "Chinese-German Cooperation in Research and Survey of Stone Sutras from the Northern Dynasties in Shandong" that was launched in 2004. The project was itself the result of a cooperative agreement between the Shandong Museum of the Art of Stone Carving and the Heidelberg Institute for East Asian Art History. While the first volume on Shandong is a study of the sites in Dongping and in Pingyin, that is, the area on the northwestern edge of the highlands around Lake Dongping, the present volume describes and studies 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 (372­289 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. Mount Yi (discussed on pp. 43­83), the southernmost of the

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