This book explores the way in which modern Korea perceived its closest geographic neighbours, namely China, Japan and Russia, examining how Korean nationalism and understandings of modernity in the crucially important formative period spanning the 1880s to 1945 were largely shaped by the images of...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia
Series: Routledge Studies in Religion
It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western...
To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge