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Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture (review)

Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture (review) Reviews 531 13. In the second part of the canons, Graham sees a missing canon in B27 and takes the last sentences of B27 as explanation to B28, so from there again there is a difference in numbering, Graham's B29 being Johnston's B28. 14. Beijing 1958. 15. Robin D. S. Yates, "The City under Siege: Technology and Organization as Seen in the Reconstructed Text of the Military Chapters of the Mo Tzu" (PhD diss., Harvard, 1980). Sonya Lee. Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010. 372 pp. Hardcover $55.00, isbn 978-9-622-09125-2. Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture delves into the visual, historic, and religious evolution in China of Nirvana, the final release of the historical Buddha. The work also includes the funerary practices and the burial cult that became connected to it. Four chapters, each one focusing on a limited number of sculptures and paintings, illustrate the growth and domestication of this theme through time, specifically from the sixth to the twelfth century. Chapter 1 takes a large-size stone stele dated to 551 in the Art Institute of Chicago as key example of a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture (review)

China Review International , Volume 16 (4) – Jul 13, 2009

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Reviews 531 13. In the second part of the canons, Graham sees a missing canon in B27 and takes the last sentences of B27 as explanation to B28, so from there again there is a difference in numbering, Graham's B29 being Johnston's B28. 14. Beijing 1958. 15. Robin D. S. Yates, "The City under Siege: Technology and Organization as Seen in the Reconstructed Text of the Military Chapters of the Mo Tzu" (PhD diss., Harvard, 1980). Sonya Lee. Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010. 372 pp. Hardcover $55.00, isbn 978-9-622-09125-2. Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture delves into the visual, historic, and religious evolution in China of Nirvana, the final release of the historical Buddha. The work also includes the funerary practices and the burial cult that became connected to it. Four chapters, each one focusing on a limited number of sculptures and paintings, illustrate the growth and domestication of this theme through time, specifically from the sixth to the twelfth century. Chapter 1 takes a large-size stone stele dated to 551 in the Art Institute of Chicago as key example of a

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Published: Jul 13, 2009

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