Craig’s Book Reviews

Craig J. Reynolds

Book reviews do not enjoy high status in academic fields where an emphasis is placed on research publications, and the mass media only occasionally review academic books. The aim of this series of book reviews is to introduce New Mandala readers to important, interesting books, particularly in history and religion, in an accessible format.

The reviews in this series are by Craig Reynolds who teaches in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Further information about Craig’s academic interests and research may be found here.

New reviews will be posted intermittently. Previous reviews have included: