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Virtual orientalism Asian religions and American popular culture

Title
Virtual orientalism [electronic resource] : Asian religions and American popular culture / Jane Naomi Iwamura.
ISBN
9780199894604 (ebook) :
Published
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Physical Description
1 online resource.
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Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Dec. 17, 2010).
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Summary
Jane Iwamura examines contemporary fascination with Eastern spirituality and provides a cultural history of the representation of Asian religions in American mass media. At the heart of her study is the Oriental Monk, a non-sexual, solitary conventionalized icon who generously and purposefully shares his wisdom with the West.
Variant and related titles
Oxford scholarship online.
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Print version
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 03, 2015
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Oxford University Press.
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