The art of Buddhism : an introduction to its history & meaning / Denise Patry Leidy.
"As its teachings spread from the Indian subcontinent in all directions across Asia, Buddhism influenced every culture it touched--from Afghanistan to Korea, from Mongolia to Java. Buddhist art is a radiant reflection of the encounter of the Buddha's teachings with the diverse civilization...
Shambhala : Distributed in the United States by Random House,
- Pillars and stupas : second century B.C.E. to third century C.E.
- The Buddha image : second to seventh century
- Caves and caravans : India, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and China
- China : a new dimension, sixth to ninth century
- Korea and Japan : sixth to ninth century
- South Asia : regional styles and changes in religious thought, eighth to twelfth century
- The Himalayan region : Nepal, Kashmir, Ladakh, and Tibet, eighth to twelfth century
- Southeast Asia : diffusion and divergence
- China under foreign rule : tenth to fourteenth century
- Aristocrats and warriors in Korea and Japan : tenth to fourteenth century
- Early Sino-Tibetan traditions : twelfth to fifteenth century
- The Dalai Lamas in Tibet : sixteenth to nineteenth century
- Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand : fifteenth to nineteenth century
- Ming, Manchu, and Mongol in China : fifteenth to eighteenth century
- Revivals in Korea and Japan : sixteenth to nineteenth century.