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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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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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Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics
Liang Luo
Provides a new perspective on the Chinese avant-garde through the figure of artist and activist Tian Han
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Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics
Liang Luo
Provides a new perspective on the Chinese avant-garde through the figure of artist and activist Tian Han
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Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics
Liang Luo
Provides a new perspective on the Chinese avant-garde through the figure of artist and activist Tian Han
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African, Asian, and Oceanic Experiences
Nina Berman, Klaus Mühlhahn, and Patrice Nganang, editors

The first collection of interdisciplinary and comparative studies focusing on diverse interactions among African, Asian, and Oceanic peoples and German colonizers

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African, Asian, and Oceanic Experiences
Nina Berman, Klaus Mühlhahn, and Patrice Nganang, editors
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Credibility, Flexibility, and International Business
Yu Zheng

The type of government and the interplay of macro- and microlevel political institutions affect a country’s ability to attract foreign investment

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Credibility, Flexibility, and International Business
Yu Zheng
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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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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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31. Cover image for 'Japan and China as Charm Rivals'
Soft Power in Regional Diplomacy
Jing Sun

Two Asian powers compete for the goodwill of their neighbors

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Soft Power in Regional Diplomacy
Jing Sun
Two Asian powers compete for the goodwill of their neighbors
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Soft Power in Regional Diplomacy
Jing Sun
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The "Kirishitan," Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature
Volume: 75
Jan C. Leuchtenberger
Examines the origins and influence of three popular anti-Kirishitan (anti-Christian) works from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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The "Kirishitan," Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature
Volume: 75
Jan C. Leuchtenberger
Examines the origins and influence of three popular anti-Kirishitan (anti-Christian) works from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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The Story of the Stone
Volume: 93
Chi Xiao

In this exploration of what has been called China’s greatest novel, The Story of the Stone, Xiao Chi highlights the roles of the garden, both fictional and real, to dramatize the cultural crisis of the literati in the late imperial period

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Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama
Volume: 88
Catherine C. Swatek
This book explores responses to The Peony Pavilion (Mudan ting) by Tang Xianzu from three segments of this classic play’s public – literati playwrights, professional performers of Kun opera, and quite recently, directors and audiences outside China.
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Volume: 74
Amino Yoshihiko
Calls on us to contemplate seriously the meaning of the deep past in our present day
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Volume: 74
Amino Yoshihiko
Calls on us to contemplate seriously the meaning of the deep past in our present day
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Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot

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

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Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot
Explores China's profound impact on the twentieth-century avant-garde
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The Economy of Colonial Desire
Revathi Krishnaswamy
Establishes the homosocial dynamics of colonial desire as evidenced in Orientalist narrative
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38. 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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Increasing State Accountability in East Asia
Jeeyang Rhee Baum
When and why do democratic governments respond to their citizens?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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45. 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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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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46. 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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46. 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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46. 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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47. 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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47. 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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47. 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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48. Cover image for 'An Anthology of Nagauta'
Volume: 66
William P. Malm
A collection of translations of nagauta texts used for concerts
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Volume: 66
William P. Malm
A collection of translations of nagauta texts used for concerts
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49. Cover image for 'Daily Life and Demographics in Ancient Japan'
Volume: 63
William Wayne Farris
Explores the daily life of the citizens of the lost periods of ancient Japan
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Volume: 63
William Wayne Farris
Explores the daily life of the citizens of the lost periods of ancient Japan
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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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Asian Studies 2017 Catalog







Asian Studies 2017 Catalog


Asian Studies 2017 Catalog








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