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1. Cover image for 'In Contempt'
Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC
Ed Yellin and Jean Fagan Yellin
How an American Family Went to the Supreme Court with a First Amendment Defense and Beat HUAC
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
2. Cover image for 'Liberalism and Transformation'
The Global Politics of Violence and Intervention
Dillon Stone Tatum

The messy history of emancipatory liberalism

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Web 2021 Open Access Available Read Online
3. Cover image for 'Writing Pirates'
Vernacular Fiction and Oceans in Late Ming China
Yuanfei Wang
Examines writings on China’s oceanic piracy wars of the sixteenth century
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Web 2021 Open Access Available Read Online
4. Cover image for 'A Player and a Gentleman'
The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century U.S. American Actor
Edited by Amy E. Hughes and Naomi J. Stubbs

Recaptures antebellum history by tracing the journey of actor and prodigious journal-keeper Harry Watkins

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Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
5. Cover image for 'Anti-Imperialist Modernism'
Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War
Benjamin Balthaser
A unique excavation of how U.S. cross-border, anti-imperialist movements shaped cultural modernism

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Web 2015 Open Access Available Read Online
6. Cover image for 'Blood Libel'
The Ritual Murder Accusation at the Limit of Jewish History
Hannah R. Johnson
The first book investigating the recent historiography of the ritual murder accusation
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Web 2012 Open Access Available Read Online
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Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain
Jessica A. Coope
Negotiates ethnic, religious, and gender identity amid turbulent social change in medieval Islamic Spain
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Web 2017 Open Access Available Read Online
8. Cover image for 'Three-Way Street'
Jews, Germans, and the Transnational
Jay Howard Geller and Leslie Morris, Editors
Tracing Germany’s significance as an essential crossroads and incubator for modern Jewish culture

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Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
9. Cover image for 'The American and Japanese Auto Industries in Transition'
Report of the Joint U.S.–Japan Automotive Study
Robert E. Cole and Taizo Yakushiji, Editors
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10. Cover image for 'Aryan and Non-Aryan in India'
Madhav M. Deshpande and Peter E. Hook, Editors
A collection studies of ancient Aryan and non-Aryan Indian cultures from linguistic and historical perspectives
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11. Cover image for 'China’s Revolutions and Intergenerational Relations'
Martin K. Whyte, Editor
New research dispels conventional wisdom regarding the effect of social upheaval on traditional family patterns
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A Documentary Study of Political Economy in Qing China, 1644–1840
Helen Dunstan
Translates and comments on a body of Qing documents exemplifying the rhetorical complexity and diverse economic theories of their era
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13. Cover image for 'Daily Life and Demographics in Ancient Japan'
William Wayne Farris
Explores the daily life of the citizens of the lost periods of ancient Japan
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Christianity in Meiji Japan
Yamaji Aizan; Translated by Graham Squires, with Introductory Essays by Graham Squires and A. Hamish Ion
Argues that Christianity played a critical role in the development of modern Japan
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15. Cover image for 'Explorations in Early Southeast Asian History'
The Origins of Southeast Asian Statecraft
Kenneth R. Hall and John K. Whitmore, Editors
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The Passenger Car Industry
Phyllis A. Genther
Examines the interactions between Japan's government and passenger car industry as it traces the development of the industry from its origins in the early 1900s.
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17. Cover image for 'Law and Kingship in Thailand During the Reign of King Chulalongkorn'
David M. Engel
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18. Cover image for 'The Mertiyo Rathors of Merto, Rajasthan'
Select Translations Bearing on the History of a Rajput Family, 1462–1660, Volumes 1–2
Richard Saran and Norman P. Ziegler, translators and annotators
Two-volume reference work for scholars of late-fifteenth to mid-seventeenth-century Rajasthan
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The State Civilian Granary System in China, 1650–1850
Pierre-Etienne Will and R. Bin Wong; With James Lee; Contributions by Jean Oi and Peter Perdue
An exhaustive analysis of the Chinese state civilian granary system by a team of scholars
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20. Cover image for 'Salt and State'
An Annotated Translation of the Songshi Salt Monopoly Treatise
Cecilia Lee-fang Chien
The role salt played in the politics of Song China, as told through a unique contemporary narrative, translated into English for the first time
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21. Cover image for 'The Sian Incident'
A Pivotal Point in Modern Chinese History
Tien-wei Wu
Detailed study of the extraordinary capture in 1936 of Chiang Kai-shek by his own subordinate, Chang Hsueh-liang, and of the negotiations that altered the fate of the Communist Party and the anti-Japanese alliance
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The Case of Kuan Lineage in K’ai-p’ing County
Yuen-fong Woon
An exploration of the effects on patrilineal kinship ties of the social and political changes in the period between the revolutions of 1912 and 1949
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The Evolution of Traditional Shipping in China
Translated by Andrew Watson
A collection of the best available Japanese articles on China’s water transport in the early twentieth century
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24. Cover image for 'Christian Converts and Social Protests in Meiji Japan'
Irwin Scheiner
Addresses the reasons for samurai warriors' turn to Christianity and the nature of conversion
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25. Cover image for 'Collective Decision Making in Rural Japan'
Robert C. Marshall
The first detailed investigation into the decision making processes of rural Japan
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

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