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Virtual orientalism : Asian religions and American popular culture

Author: Jane Naomi Iwamura
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Naomi Iwamura
OCLC Number: 805028659
Notes: Descripció del recurs: el 30 març 2011.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; Zen's Personality - D.T. Suzuki ; Hyperreal Samadhi - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ; The Monk Goes Hollywood - Kung Fu ; Conclusion - Spiritual Romance Today ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Jane Iwamura.

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