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    • Farris, William (2019-04-30)
      A Bowl for a Coin is the first book in any language to describe and analyze the history of all Japanese teas. To understand the triumph of the tea plant in Japan, Wayne Farris begins with its cultivation and goes on to ...
    • Goldin, Paul R. (2005-01-31)
      After Confucius is a collection of eight studies of Chinese philosophy from the time of Confucius to the formation of the empire in the second and third centuries B.C.E. As detailed in a masterful introduction, each essay ...
    • McDaniel, Justin Thomas (2016-11-30)
      Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Justin McDaniel looks at the growth of Asia’s ...
    • Poblete, JoAnna (2020)
      "Balancing the Tides highlights the influence of marine practices and policies in the unincorporated territory of American Samoa on the local indigenous group, the American fishing industry, international seafood consumption, ...
    • Huters, Theodore (2005-03-31)
      Bringing the World Home sheds new light on China’s vibrant cultural life between 1895 and 1919—a crucial period that marks a watershed between the conservative old regime and the ostensibly iconoclastic New Culture of the ...
    • Maliangkay, Roald (2017-11-01)
      'Broken Voices' is the first English-language book on Korea’s rich folksong heritage, and the first major study of the effects of Japanese colonialism on the intangible heritage of its former colony. In 2009, many Koreans ...
    • Feener, R. Michael; Blackburn, Anne M (2018-11-30)
      This volume aims to foster interaction between scholars in the subfields of Islamic and Buddhist studies by increasing understanding of the circulation and localization of religious texts, institutional models, and ritual ...
    • Booth, Anne E. (2007-09-30)
      Taiwan and South Korea, both former Japanese colonies, achieved rapid growth and industrialization after 1960. The performance of former European and American colonies (Malaysia, Singapore, Burma, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, ...
    • Lee, Ming-huei; Jones, David (2017-11-01)
      In <i>Confucianism: Its Roots and Global Significance,</i> English language readers get a rare opportunity to read the work in a single volume of one of Taiwan’s most distinguished scholars. Although Lee Ming-huei has ...
    • Ames, Roger T.; Hershock, Peter D. (2017-11-30)
      The rise of Asia has precipitated a dramatic sea change in the world’s economic and political orders, and deepening global predicaments, including climate change, migration, and increasing inequalities of wealth and ...
    • Corbett, Rebecca (2018-03-31)
      The overwhelming majority of tea practitioners in contemporary Japan are women, but there has been little discussion on their historical role in tea culture (<i>chanoyu</i>). In <i>Cultivating Femininity,</i> Rebecca Corbett ...
    • Rosenberger, Nancy R. (2013-10-31)
      In Dilemmas of Adulthood, Nancy Rosenberger investigates resistance in a longitudinal study of more than fifty Japanese women over two decades. The women represent a generation straddling the roles of post-war modernity ...
    • Xu, Wenying (2007-11-13)
      'Eating Identities' is the first book to link food to a wide range of Asian American concerns such as race and sexuality. Xu provides lucid and informed interpretations of seven Asian American writers (John Okada, Joy ...
    • Dator, Jim; Pratt, Dick; Seo, Yongseok (2006-04-30)
      Who benefits from the interconnected processes often referred to as globalization? Is it a relatively few people, with most others either being harmed or at least not helped? Are the good things that globalization produces, ...
    • Alexy, Allison; Cook, Emma (2018-10-31)
      In contemporary Japan, as the Japanese population ages, the low birth rate shrinks the population, and decades of recession radically restructure labor markets' intimate relationships, norms, and ideals are concurrently ...
    • Zhong, Xueping (2010-07-31)
      Serialized television drama (dianshiju), perhaps the most popular and influential cultural form in China, offers a wide, penetrating look at the tensions and contradictions of the post-revolutionary and pro-market period. ...
    • Holcombe, Alec (2020)
      "Immediately after its founding by Hồ Chí Minh in September 1945, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) faced challenges from rival Vietnamese political organizations and from a France determined to rebuild her empire ...
    • Lynch, John (2018-11-19)
      Almost one-quarter of the world's languages are (or were) spoken in the Pacific, making it linguistically the most complex region in the world. Although numerous technical books on groups of Pacific or Australian languages ...
    • Blackford, Mansel G. (2007-02-28)
      'Pathways to the Present' is a thoroughly researched and concisely argued account of economic and environmental change in the postwar "American" Pacific, covering interactions among native Hawaiian, developmental, military, ...
    • Bullock, Julia C.; Kano, Ayako; Welker, James (2017-12-31)
      ''Rethinking Japanese Feminisms'' offers a broad overview of the great diversity of feminist thought and practice in Japan from the early twentieth century to the present. Drawing on methodologies and approaches from ...