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There are many good introductory books on Buddhism which can be used to supplement the basic sketch provided in this volume. These include:
  • Peter Harvey, An Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
  • * Damien Keown and Charles Prebish, Introducing Buddhism (London: Routledge, 2009).
  • Donald W. Mitchell Introducing the Buddhist Experience (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • R. H. Robinson, W. L. Johnson, and Thanissaro Bhikkhu, Buddhist Religions: A Historical Introduction (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co. Inc., 2003).
A lavishly illustrated introduction with chapters contributed by a range of specialists on the various Buddhist cultures is:
  • Heinz Bechert and Richard Gombrich (eds.), The World of Buddhism: Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Society and Culture (London: Thames and Hudson, 1984).
A very good short introduction to the Buddha’s life and social context may be found in:
  • M. Carrithers, The Buddha: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
For an excellent introduction to Theravāda Buddhism see:
  • Richard Gombrich, Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo (London: Routledge, 1988).
For a more detailed account of the formative phase of Buddhism in India see:
  • Rupert Gethin, The Foundations of Buddhism (Oxford: Oxford Paperbacks, 1998).
  • Paul Williams, Anthony Tribe, and Alex Wynne, Buddhist Thought: A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition (London: Routledge, 2011).
For a more advanced account of Mahāyāna Buddhist thought see:
  • Paul Williams, Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations (London: Routledge, 1989).
For an illuminating guide to the spread of Buddhism:
  • E. Zürcher, Buddhism, its Origins and Spread in Words, Maps and Pictures (New York: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1962).
The subject of Buddhist art and iconography is addressed in:
  • D. L. Snellgrove (ed.), The Image of the Buddha (London: Serindia Publications, 1978).
Tibetan Buddhism is discussed in:
  • John Powers, Concise Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2008).
  • * Geoffrey Samuel, Introducing Tibetan Buddhism (London: Routledge, 2012).
On Buddhism in China:
  • K. K. S. Ch’en, Buddhism in China: A Historical Survey (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964).
  • E. Zürcher, The Buddhist Conquest of China (Leiden: Brill, 1959).
On Buddhism in its Chinese context see:
  • * Mario Poceski, Introducing Chinese Religions (London: Routledge, 2009).
Buddhism in Japan is treated in:
  • J. M. Kitagawa, Religion in Japanese History (New York: Columbia University Press, 1966).
On Buddhism in its Japanese context see:
  • * Robert Ellwood, Introducing Japanese Religion (London: Routledge, 2007).
On Buddhist meditation:
  • Sarah Shaw, Introduction to Buddhist Meditation (London: Routledge, 2008).
A good, practical guide to Buddhist meditation is:
  • Kathleen McDonald, How to Meditate (London: Wisdom Publications, 1984).
An ethnographic account of meditation practice in a Thai monastery can be found in:
  • Joanna Cook, Meditation in Modern Buddhism: Renunciation and Change in Thai Monastic Life (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
For information on the link between Buddhism and Neuroscience, consult:
  • Allan B. Wallace, Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006).
  • James H. Austin, Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999).
  • Kelly Bulkeley (ed.), Soul, Psyche, Brain: New Directions in the Study of Religion and Brain-Mind Science (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).
On ethics:
  • Damien Keown, Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).
  • Peter Harvey, An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values and Issues (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).
  • H. Saddhatissa, Buddhist Ethics: Essence of Buddhism (London: Wisdom Publications, 1987).
  • Roshi Philip Aitken, The Mind of Clover: Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics (Berkeley, CA: North Point Press, 1984).
The subject of Buddhism and war is dealt with in the following:
  • Brian Daizen Victoria, Zen at War (Lanham, MD: Routledge, 2006).
  • Michael K. Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer, Buddhist Warfare (New York: Oxford University Press USA, 2010).
  • Xue Yu, Buddhism, War, and Nationalism: Chinese Monks in the Struggle Against Japanese Aggression 1931–1945 (London: Routledge, 2005).
  • Tessa J. Bartholomeusz, In Defence of Dharma: Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka (London: Routledge, 2002).
A free online resource providing scholarly articles on Buddhist ethics is The Journal of Buddhist Ethics (http://blogs.dickinson.edu/buddhistethics).
On the role of women in Buddhism:
  • Rita M. Gross, Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1993).
  • Diana Y. Paul, Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in the Mahayana Tradition (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985).
  • Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Buddhism Through American Women’s Eyes (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2010).
On the female founders of the Tantric Buddhist movement:
  • Miranda Shaw, Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995).
On the movement for full restoration of ordination for nuns, see:
  • Thea Mohr, Ven. Jampa Tsedroen, Dignity and Discipline: Reviving Full Ordination for Buddhist Nuns (Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications, 2010).
The following discuss various aspects of the role of Buddhism in the modern world:
  • H. Dumoulin (ed.), Buddhism in the Modem World (London: Collier Macmillan Limited, 1962).
  • P. C. Almond, The British Discovery of Buddhism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).
  • Robert Bluck, British Buddhism: Teachings, Practice, and Development (London: Routledge, 2006).
  • Ken Jones and Kenneth Kraft, The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action (Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications, 2003).
  • * Charles S. Prebish, American Buddhism (Belmont, CA: Duxbury, 1979).
  • Charles S. Prebish and Kenneth K. Tanaka (eds.), The Faces of Buddhism in America (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998).
  • Charles S. Prebish, Luminous Passage: The Practice and Study of Buddhism in America (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999).
  • Dharmachari Subhuti, Buddhism for Today: A Portrait of a New Buddhist Movement (Salisbury: HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1983).
The best way to learn about Buddhism is to read the Buddha’s teachings. The standard complete translation of the Pali Canon, by various authors, is that published by the Pali Text Society but more recent translations are available from Wisdom Publications in the Teachings of the Buddha Series.
Anthologies of the early scriptures can be found in:
  • Rupert Gethin (trans.), Sayings of the Buddha: New Translations from the Pali Nikayas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).
  • Bhikkhu Bodhi, In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications, 2005).
* Titles marked with an asterisk are also available in ebook format with hotlinks to internet resources, from JBE Online Books (http://www.jbeonlinebooks.org).

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