Copyright © 2004 by Lee Archie, John G. Archie
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Preface, Why Open Source?". Tabulae Rudolphinae : quibus astronomicae… by Johannes Kepler, 1571-1630, NOAA Photo Library. Historic C&GS Collection,.
Chapter 1, Bhagavad Gita. India—Benares—Monkey Temple, Frank and Francis Carpenter Collection [LC-USZ62-125561]; Ruins in Delhi, Caleb Wright, India and Its Inhabitants, 1869; Ornate Royal Carriage, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-35122]; An Expanding Bubble in Space (alt-detail) [HSTI #PROO-04], GRIN National Aeronautics and Space Administration; An Expanding Bubble in Space (alt-detail) [HSTI #PROO-04]; The Cat's Eye Nebula (alt-detail) [HSTI #PRC 95-01A] National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Golden Temple, India, Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection [LC-USZ62-5828]; Village in Punjab, Farm Security Administration [LC-USW33-043106-ZC]; Temples of Jammu from distance, World's Transportation Commission, William Henry Jackson [W7-483].
Chapter 2, Paper On Hinduism. Vivekananda; City on the Mountains—India, William Henry Jackson, World Transportation Commission, Library of Congress [W7-471]; Delhi—Ruins of Shershak, William Henry Jackson, World Transportation Commission, Library of Congress [W7-506]; Riverfront, William Henry Jackson, World Transportation Commission, Library of Congress [W7-587]; Delhi—Cashmere Gates, William Henry Jackson, World Transportation Commission, Library of Congress [W7-507].
Chapter 3, The Four Noble Truths. Yogi, View of Benares, and Crossing Over, from William Butler, Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India, New York: Calton & Lanahan, 1872; Deer Park, Library of Congress.
Chapter 4, The Noble Eightfold Path. Brahmin Reading, Caleb Wright, India and Its Inhabitants, Cincinnati, Ohio: J.A. Brainerd, 1858. Indonesia-—Java-—Jogjakarta [i.e. Yogyakarta]. Temple ruins—details of sculpted figures, Frank and Francis Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-95443]; Buddhist Temple, Cambodia, French Postcard, 1905; Photographic Views of Thailand—Temple Wat Prakeu-—Bangkok, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-5322]; Rice boat on the Irrawaddy heading for Rangoon, World's Transportation Commission, Library of Congress [W7-599]; Buddhist Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., Library of Congress [LC-D4-72635].
Chapter 5, Dhammapada. Bronze Buddha, The American Cyclopædia; China, Kiangsu Province, Soochow, Frank and Francis Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-104037]; China-Burma Highway, U. S. Public Health Service, Library of Congress [USW33-043086-ZC]; Chinese Built Suspension Bridge, Szechwan Province, ChinaFrank and Francis Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-104037]; Bronze Statue of Amida Nyorai, Denjiro Hasegawa, photographer, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-98646]; Hong Kong Dock Workers, Frank and Francis Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-US262-118505]; Reclining Buddha, Views of Thailand, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-5320]; Hong Kong Sampans, Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-118501]; Hong Kong Rickshaw, Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection, Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-118508]; F. Boileau, Photograph album of the Boileau family's voyage from England to Australia (1894-1895).
Chapter 6, Doctrine Of the Mean.Confucius, Thoemmes Press; Chinese Gentleman's Garden, A Pavilion in Pun-Ting-Qua's Garden; One of the Inner Gates of Peking; Temple of the Five Hundred Gods, The Willow-Pattern Bridge, Great Gateway, Temple of Confucius, from J. Thompson. The Straits of Malacca, Indo-China, and China; or, Ten years' travels, adventures, and residence abroad New York: Harper & Brothers, 1875. Wood engravings by J. D. Cooper.
Chapter 7, Tao Te Ching. Lao Tzu, 18th century French Print; Thirty Spokes, Library of Congress; China Vases, James D. McCabe, The Illustrated History of the Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: National Publishing Company, 1876; Street Scene, Chefang China U. S. Public Health Service [LC-USW33-043083-ZC]; Lotus Flower, Library of Congress; Eddies [theb2710]
Chapter 8, The Ten Oxherding Pictures. Ox, Gottsho-Schleishner Collection, Library of Congress [US-USZC2-4153]; Both sets of Ten Oxherding Pictures are from Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, Manual of Zen Buddhism, 1934.
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