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Nichi Bei Weekly reviews 'The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross'

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 07, 2019

We are proud to share that Nichi Bei Weekly, one of the leading voices for Japanese American news and culture has reviewed Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki's The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross

Naomi Hirahara of Nichi Bei writes "I would highly recommend this book to those who work in cultural institutions, especially those involving Japan, Japanese Americans and Buddhism."

Thanks, Naomi. We couldn't agree more. Check out the full review below and pick up a copy of the book here:


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