Japan, Nara Period

Japan, Nara Period: Selected full-text books and articles

The Art and Architecture of Japan By Alexander Soper; Robert Treat Paine Penguin Books, 1955
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Buddhism as a State Religion Nara Period: 710-784
Sculpture of Japan, from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century By William Watson The Studio, 1959
Librarian's tip: "The Early Nara Period, A.D. 538-671" begins on p. 19 and "The Later Nara Period, A.D. 710-784" begins on p. 24
The Craft of the Japanese Sculptor By Langdon Warner McFarlane, Warde, McFarlane, and Japan, 1936
Librarian's tip: "Tempyo or Nara Period A.D. 710-794" begins on p. 17
An Introduction to the Arts of Japan By Peter C. Swann Frederick A. Praeger, 1958
Librarian's tip: Chap. III "Later Nara or Tempyo 712-794"
Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture By John S. Bowman Columbia University Press, 2000
Librarian's tip: "Nara Period: 710-794" begins on p. 126 and p. 180
Culture and Customs of Japan By Noriko Kamachi Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: "The Nara Period (710-794)" begins on p. 13
The Shoso-In By Percival David Eastern Press, Ltd., 1932
Japan: A Short Cultural History By G. B. Sansom Stanford University Press, 1978
Emaki: Japanese Picture Scrolls By Hideo L. Okudaira C. E. Tuttle Co., 1962
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