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1. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yu'
A New Account of Tales of the World, Second Edition
Volume: 95
Liu I-ch'ing
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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1. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yu'
A New Account of Tales of the World, Second Edition
Volume: 95
Liu I-ch'ing
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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1. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yu'
A New Account of Tales of the World, Second Edition
Volume: 95
Liu I-ch'ing
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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2. Cover image for 'The Culture of the Quake'
The Great Kanto Earthquake and Taishô Japan
Volume: 78
Alex Bates
An exploration of Taishô-era narrative fiction.
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3. Cover image for 'Pictures of the Heart'
The Hyakunin Isshu in Word and Image
Volume: 26
Joshua S. Mostow
Offers a brilliant and multifaceted exploration of Japanese poetics through translations, commentaries, and both literary and visual readings of the most influential of all poem anthologies. 
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4. Cover image for 'Lords of the Sea'
Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan
Volume: 76
Peter D. Shapinsky
Revises our understanding of the epic political, economic, and cultural transformations of Japan's late medieval period (ca. 1300–1600) by shifting the conventional land-based analytical framework to one centered on the perspectives of seafarers 
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4. Cover image for 'Lords of the Sea'
Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan
Volume: 76
Peter D. Shapinsky
Revises our understanding of the epic political, economic, and cultural transformations of Japan's late medieval period (ca. 1300–1600) by shifting the conventional land-based analytical framework to one centered on the perspectives of seafarers 
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5. Cover image for 'Going to Court to Change Japan'
Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan
Volume: 77
Edited by Patricia G. Steinhoff
Examines the relationship between social movements and the law in bringing about social change in Japan
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5. Cover image for 'Going to Court to Change Japan'
Volume: 77
Edited by Patricia G. Steinhoff
Examines the relationship between social movements and the law in bringing about social change in Japan
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6. Cover image for 'Between the Middle East and the Americas'
The Cultural Politics of Diaspora
Edited by Evelyn Alsultany and Ella Shohat
Perceptions of the Middle East in conflicting discourses from North America, South America, and Europe
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6. Cover image for 'Between the Middle East and the Americas'
The Cultural Politics of Diaspora
Edited by Evelyn Alsultany and Ella Shohat
Perceptions of the Middle East in conflicting discourses from North America, South America, and Europe
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6. Cover image for 'Between the Middle East and the Americas'
The Cultural Politics of Diaspora
Edited by Evelyn Alsultany and Ella Shohat
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7. Cover image for 'Rethinking Japanese History'
Volume: 74
Amino Yoshihiko
Calls on us to contemplate seriously the meaning of the deep past in our present day
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7. Cover image for 'Rethinking Japanese History'
Volume: 74
Amino Yoshihiko
Calls on us to contemplate seriously the meaning of the deep past in our present day
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8. Cover image for 'Chinese Dreams'
Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot

Explores China's significant impact on the 20th-century European avant-garde

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8. Cover image for 'Chinese Dreams'
Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot
Explores China's profound impact on the twentieth-century avant-garde
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9. Cover image for 'Effeminism'
The Economy of Colonial Desire
Revathi Krishnaswamy
Establishes the homosocial dynamics of colonial desire as evidenced in Orientalist narrative
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10. Cover image for 'Laughing Wolf'
Volume: 73
Tsushima Yûko
Follows the exploits of two children as they traverse the country by train, and through the children we experience the horrors of postwar Japan.
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11. Cover image for 'Nowaki'
Volume: 72
Natsume Sôseki
The lives and minds of three men come together in ways that are both commonplace and surprising. 
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11. Cover image for 'Nowaki'
Volume: 72
Natsume Sôseki
The lives and minds of three men come together in ways that are both commonplace and surprising. 
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12. Cover image for 'Women and Public Life in Early Meiji Japan'
The Development of the Feminist Movement
Volume: 71
Mara Patessio
Focuses on women’s activities in the new public spaces of Meiji Japan
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12. Cover image for 'Women and Public Life in Early Meiji Japan'
The Development of the Feminist Movement
Volume: 71
Mara Patessio
Focuses on women’s activities in the new public spaces of Meiji Japan
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13. Cover image for 'The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia'
A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
Examines the effects of social and economic change on the aging populations of Asia
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14. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
Edited by P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early twentieth century.
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14. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
Edited by P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early twentieth century.
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14. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Volume: 70
Edited by P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early twentieth century.
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15. Cover image for 'Imagination without Borders'
Feminist Artist Tomiyama Taeko and Social Responsibility
Volume: 69
Edited by Laura Hein and Rebecca Jennison
A sophisticated visual commentary on Japan’s history—and on the global history in which Asia is embedded—provides a compelling guide through the difficult terrain of modern historical remembrance, in a distinctively Japanese voice.
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15. Cover image for 'Imagination without Borders'
Feminist Artist Tomiyama Taeko and Social Responsibility
Volume: 69
Edited by Laura Hein and Rebecca Jennison
A sophisticated visual commentary on Japan’s history—and on the global history in which Asia is embedded—provides a compelling guide through the difficult terrain of modern historical remembrance, in a distinctively Japanese voice.
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16. Cover image for 'The Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Japanese Literary Studies'
Politics, Language, Textuality
Volume: 68
Edited and with an Introduction by Michael K. Bourdaghs
A critical study of the revolution against the largely positivistic methodologies that had hitherto dominated postwar literary studies.
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16. Cover image for 'The Linguistic Turn in Contemporary Japanese Literary Studies'
Politics, Language, Textuality
Volume: 68
Edited and with an Introduction by Michael K. Bourdaghs
A critical study of the revolution against the largely positivistic methodologies that had hitherto dominated postwar literary studies.
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17. Cover image for 'Television, Japan, and Globalization'
Volume: 67
Edited by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Eva Tsai, and JungBong Choi
A collection of essays that describe vivid and compelling examples of Japanese media and analyze them with sophisticated theoretical methods. 
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17. Cover image for 'Television, Japan, and Globalization'
Volume: 67
Edited by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Eva Tsai, and JungBong Choi
A collection of essays that describe vivid and compelling examples of Japanese media and analyze them with sophisticated theoretical methods. 
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17. Cover image for 'Television, Japan, and Globalization'
Volume: 67
Edited by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Eva Tsai, and JungBong Choi
A collection of essays that describe vivid and compelling examples of Japanese media and analyze them with sophisticated theoretical methods. 
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18. Cover image for 'Natural Acts'
Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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19. Cover image for 'Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies'
Volume: 65
Abé Mark Nornes and Aaron Gerow
Provides a snapshot of all the archival and bibliographic resources available to students and scholars of Japanese cinema.
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19. Cover image for 'Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies'
Volume: 65
Abé Mark Nornes and Aaron Gerow
Provides a snapshot of all the archival and bibliographic resources available to students and scholars of Japanese cinema.
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19. Cover image for 'Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies'
Volume: 65
Abé Mark Nornes and Aaron Gerow
Provides a snapshot of all the archival and bibliographic resources available to students and scholars of Japanese cinema.
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20. Cover image for 'Ethnic Drag'
Performing Race, Nation, Sexuality in West Germany
Katrin Sieg
An exploration of the West German attempt to repress and refashion concepts of "race" after the Holocaust
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21. Cover image for 'The Grand Old Man and the Great Tradition'
Essays on Tanizaki Jun’ichirô in Honor of Adriana Boscaro
Edited by Luisa Bienati and Bonaventura Ruperti
An homage to both the work of the “grand old man,” in all its inexhaustible richness, and to Boscaro’s tireless contributions to the study of Tanizaki in Italy and around the world.
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22. Cover image for 'America Beyond Black and White'
How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide
Ronald Fernandez

An impassioned argument for reassessing America's understanding of race and ethnicity

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How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide
Ronald Fernandez
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23. Cover image for 'Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way'
Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan
Volume: 62
R. Keller Kimbrough
Explores the ways in which fictional and usually scandalous stories of Heian women were employed in the competitive preaching and fund-raising of late-Heian and medieval Japan.
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23. Cover image for 'Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way'
Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan
Volume: 62
R. Keller Kimbrough
Explores the ways in which fictional and usually scandalous stories of Heian women were employed in the competitive preaching and fund-raising of late-Heian and medieval Japan.
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24. Cover image for 'Kinship and Diasporas in International Affairs'
Yossi Shain

A major study of the vast—but until now unappreciated—influence of kinship and diaspora on international politics

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25. Cover image for 'White-Haired Melody'
Volume: 61
Furui Yoshikichi
A meditative exploration of the strange borderland around the inner experience of aging and approaching death.
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