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51. Cover image for 'The Tower of Myriad Mirrors'
A Supplement to Journey to the West
Volume: 1
In this, his only novel, author Tung Yüeh (1620-1686), a Zen master, poet, and eccentric Confucian, Taoist and I Ching scholar, picks up the slapstick of the original tale of Journey to the West and overlays it with Buddhist theory of dream and desire and bitter satire of the Ming Government’s capitulation to the Manchus.
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Tower of Myriad Mirrors"
52. Cover image for 'Japan and China as Charm Rivals'
Soft Power in Regional Diplomacy
Jing Sun
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Japan and China as Charm Rivals"
53. Cover image for 'Responsive Democracy'
Increasing State Accountability in East Asia
Jeeyang Rhee Baum
When and why do democratic governments respond to their citizens?
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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Responsive Democracy"
54. Cover image for 'Elections in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan under the Single Non-Transferable Vote'
The Comparative Study of an Embedded Institution
Bernard Grofman, Sung-Chull Lee, Edwin A. Winckler, and Brian Woodall, Editors
Considers how electoral rules affect election results and argues that the impact of the same electoral systems is different from one culture to another
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Elections in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan under the Single Non-Transferable Vote"
55. 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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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia"
56. Cover image for 'Nation Work'
Asian Elites and National Identities
Timothy Brook and Andre Schmid, Editors
Questions assumptions about nationalism by examining the particular origins of the nation in Asia
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Nation Work"
57. Cover image for 'Institutions and Investments'
Foreign Direct Investment in China during an Era of Reforms
Jun Fu
Provides an in-depth look at how China's financial institutions interact with foreign investment
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Institutions and Investments"
58. Cover image for 'Illusive Utopia'
Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in North Korea
Suk-Young Kim

A rare glimpse into North Korean propaganda—in parades, posters, murals, theater, and films

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Illusive Utopia"
59. Cover image for 'Ezra Pound and China'
Zhaoming Qian, Editor
Explores Ezra Pound's long fascination with Chinese literature and culture
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Ezra Pound and China"
60. Cover image for 'Asian American X'
An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Asian American X"
61. Cover image for 'Secrecy and Cultural Reality'
Utopian Ideologies of the New Guinea Men's House
Gilbert Herdt
A compelling study of male ritual secrecy and its impact on the cultures of Melanesia and Papua New Guinea
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Secrecy and Cultural Reality"
62. Cover image for 'Sensual Relations'
Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory
David Howes
Offers a full-bodied approach to the study of culture in which each sense serves as a potent register of meaning
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Sensual Relations"
63. Cover image for 'The Experience of Modernity'
Chinese Autobiography of the Early Twentieth Century
Janet Ng
Examines the aftershocks of the Chinese vernacular reform movement as expressed in early twentieth-century autobiography
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Experience of Modernity"
64. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Remembering to Live"
65. Cover image for 'Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance'
Theater and Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial India
Nandi Bhatia
Explores the relationship between nationalism, colonialism, and the politics of theater in colonial and postcolonial India
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance"
66. Cover image for 'After Independence'
Making and Protecting the Nation in Postcolonial and Postcommunist States
Lowell W. Barrington, Ed.
What happens to nationalism after independence is achieved?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Independence"
67. Cover image for 'Chinese Dreams'
Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot
Explores China's profound impact on the twentieth-century avant-garde
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Chinese Dreams"
68. Cover image for 'Growing Apart'
Oil, Politics, and Economic Change in Indonesia and Nigeria
Peter M. Lewis
The story of how oil—and oil money—transformed political life in two major producer-nations
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Growing Apart"
69. Cover image for 'Owning the Olympics'
Narratives of the New China
Monroe E. Price and Daniel Dayan, Editors
The indispensable guide to the breaking stories about China, the Olympics, and the media
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Owning the Olympics"
Web 2008 Open Access Available Read Online
69. Cover image for 'Owning the Olympics'
Narratives of the New China
Monroe E. Price and Daniel Dayan, Editors
The indispensable guide to the breaking stories about China, the Olympics, and the media
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Owning the Olympics"
Web 2008 Open Access Available Read Online
70. Cover image for 'Japanese Cinema'
Film Style and National Character
Donald Richie, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
71. Cover image for 'Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema'
David Bordwell, with a new introduction by the author
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Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
72. Cover image for 'To the Distant Observer'
Form and Meaning in the Japanese Cinema
Noël Burch, with a new introduction by H. D. Harootunian
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2004 Open Access Available Read Online
73. Cover image for 'The Appearing Demos'
Hong Kong During and After the Umbrella Movement
Laikwan Pang
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Appearing Demos"
74. Cover image for 'China’s Challenges and International Order Transition'
Beyond “Thucydides's Trap”
Edited by Huiyun Feng and Kai He
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "China’s Challenges and International Order Transition"
75. Cover image for 'Going to the Countryside'
The Rural in the Modern Chinese Cultural Imagination, 1915-1965
Yu Zhang
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Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Going to the Countryside"
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