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Absolute Delusion, Perfect Buddhahood: The Rise and Fall of a Chinese Heresy. By Jamie Hubbard. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2001. Pp. xvii + 333. Hardcover $45.00. Paper $22.95.
Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China. By Wang Ping. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000. Pp. xiv + 265. Hardcover $27.95.
The Apocalypse in Germany. By Klaus Vondung. Translated by Stephen D. Ricks. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2001. Pp. vii + 437. Hardcover $39.95.
The Character of Logic in India. By Bimal Krishna Matilal. Edited by Jonardon Ganeri and Heeraman Tiwari. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. ix + 180. Hardcover $22.95.
Choosing Simplicity: A Commentary on the Bhikshuni Pratimoksha. By Venerable Bhikshuni Wu Yin. Translated by Bhikshuni Jendy Shih and edited by Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron. Ithaca, New York: Snow Lion Publications, 2001. Pp. 338. Paper $15.95 (U.S.), £10.95 (U.K.).
Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential Texts. By Joel J. Kupperman. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. vii + 164. Price not given.
Classical Indian Philosophy of Mind: The Nyāya Dualist Tradition. By Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. Pp. xx + 309. Price not given.
Common Sense about Uncommon Wisdom: Ancient Teachings of Vedanta. By Dhruv S. Kaji. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: The Himalayan Institute Press, 2001. Pp. 228. Paper $15.95.
The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity. By Sheng-mei Ma. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000. Pp. xxiii + 184. Paper $16.95.
Dharmasūtras: The Law Codes of Āpastamba, Gautama, Baudhāyana, and Vasistha. Annotated text and translation by Patrick Olivelle. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 2000. Pp. xvii + 767. Price not given.
Education in Traditional China: A History. By Thomas H. C. Lee. Leiden: Brill, 2000. Pp. xiv + 762. Price not given.
From Austere Wabi to Golden Wabi: Philosophical and Aesthetic Aspects of Wabi in the Way of Tea. By Minna Torniainen. Helsinki: Finnish Oriental Society, 2000. Pp. xii + 330. Price not given.
The Fundamental Teachings of Early Buddhism: A Comparative Study Based on the Sūtrāhga Portion of the Pāli Samyutta-Nikāya and the Chinese Samyuktāgama. [End Page 562] By Choong Mun-keat (Wei-keat). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2000. Pp. xiv + 269. Paper DM 148,000.
God of the Dao: Lord Lao in History and Myth. By Livia Kohn. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999. Pp. xiii + 390. Hardcover $50.00 (U.S.), £31.50 (U.K.). Paper $25.00 (U.S.), £15.50 (U.K.).
The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. By Tsong-kha-pa. Translated by The Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee. Ithaca, New York: Snow Lion Publications, 2000. Pp. 434. Hardcover $29.95 (U.S.), £19.95 (U.K.).
Hinduism and Ecology: The Intersection of Earth, Sky and Water. Edited by Christopher Key Chappie and Mary Evelyn Tucker. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. Pp. xlix + 600. Hardcover $38.95. Paper $26.95.
The Human Condition: A Volume in the Comparative Religious Ideas Project. Edited by Robert Cummings Neville. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. Pp. xxvi + 337. Paper $24.95.
The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions. By Evelyn S. Rawski. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. Pp. xii + 481. Paper $19.95.
Limits of Rightness. By Michael Krausz. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000. Pp. ix + 169. Hardcover $60.00. Paper $22.95.
Marx and the Postmodernism Debates: An Agenda for Critical Theory. By Lorraine Y. Landry. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, 2000. Pp. xiii + 232. Hardcover $65.00.
Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory: Reimagining a Field. Edited by Rey Chow. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2001. Pp. 323. Hardcover $59.95. Paper $19.95.
An Orchestra of Voices: Making the Argument for Greater Speech and Press Freedom in the People’s Republic of China. By Sun Xupei. Edited by Elizabeth C. Michel, with the assistance of Eric B. Easton. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, 2000. Pp. xxv + 143. Hardcover $49.95.
The Oxford History of Western Philosophy. Edited by Anthony Kenny. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. vi + 450. Paper $15.95.


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