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James Robson

James Robson (Ph.D. Stanford University) is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. He is the editor of Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice, and the author of Power of Place: The Religious Landscape of the Southern Sacred Peak [Nanyue ??] in Medieval China as well as numerous journal articles, including “Signs of Power: Talismanic Writings in Chinese Buddhism," "Faith in Museums: On the Confluence of Museums and Religious Sites in Asia," and "A Tang Dynasty Chan Mummy [roushen] and a Modern Case of Furta Sacra? Investigating the Contested Bones of Shitou Xiqian." His current research includes a long-term project on local religious statuary from Hunan province and a project on the history of the confluence of Buddhist monasteries and mental hospitals.

Books by James Robson

  • 9780393918977 72

    The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Daoism

    James Robson, Jack Miles

    Paperback, 2015

    This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.
  • 9780393062533 72

    The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume 1: Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism; Volume 2: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

    Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, Donald S. Lopez, James Robson, David Biale, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Jane Dammen McAuliffe

    Hardcover, 2014

    This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.
  • The Norton Anthology of English Literature

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 1, Digital Product License Key, 2015

    The most-trusted literature anthology of all time, now in its 50th year.
  • The Norton Anthology of English Literature

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 2, Digital Product License Key, 2015

    The most-trusted literature anthology of all time, now in its 50th year.