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New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia (Dimitar D. Gueorguiev, Editor)

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OCTOBER 2022. AVAILABLE TO PREORDER NOW via the Columbia University Press website. 9781952636318. 220 pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia examines the increasingly dire state of academic freedom in Asia. Using cross-national data and in-depth case studies, the authors shed […]

Who Is the Asianist? The Politics of Representation in Asian Studies (Will Bridges, Nitasha Tamar Sharma, and Marvin D. Sterling, Editors)

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SEPTEMBER 2022. AVAILABLE TO PREORDER NOW via the Columbia University Press website. 9781952636295. 220 pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. Who Is the Asianist? reconsiders the past, present, and future of Asian Studies through the lens of positionality, questions of authority, and an analysis of race with […]

Beyond the Book: Unique and Rare Primary Sources for East Asian Studies Collected in North America (Jidong Yang, Editor)

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AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW via the Columbia University Press website. Read an excerpt on the AAS #AsiaNow blog: https://www.asianstudies.org/excerpt-beyond-the-book 9780924304989. 368 pages. Hardcover. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. BEYOND THE BOOK is the first ever volume dedicated to the studies of rare East Asian materials collected by individuals […]

Animal Care in Japanese Tradition: A Short History (W. Puck Brecher)

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9781952636271. 138 pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. Listen to an interview with Prof. Brecher on the New Books Network: https://newbooksnetwork.com/animal-care-in-japanese-tradition This volume provides an historical overview of Japan’s relationship with animals from ancient times to the 1950s. Its analysis serves as a lens through which to […]

Burmese Haze: US Policy and Myanmar’s Opening—and Closing (Erin Murphy)

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9781952636257. 244 pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. A play on George Orwell’s famous novel, Burmese Days, Burmese Haze provides a unique—and personal—perspective on the historical events and foreign ties that shaped Myanmar and its relationship with the United States. Former intelligence analyst Erin Murphy tells the […]

Japan on American TV: Screaming Samurai Join Anime Clubs in the Land of the Lost (Alisa Freedman)

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View the AAS Digital Dialogue book launch webinar for Japan on American TV featuring Alisa Freedman, Anne Allison, Jan Bardsley, and Bill Tsutsui with moderator, Maura Cunningham. Listen to the podcast from New Books Network. 9781952636219. 202 pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. Japan on American TV […]

Tribe and State in Asia through Twenty-Five Centuries (Sumit Guha)

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9780924304958. 142 Pages. Paperback. AAS MEMBERS: use the code AASMEMBER at checkout for your 20% discount. Every literate person today will encounter the word “tribe” in many settings. What does this word mean? When and how did its use begin? Is it a good label for any contemporary social organization? Is it relevant for policymakers […]

The Fifty Years That Changed Chinese Religion 1898–1948 (Paul R. Katz and Vincent Goossaert)

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ISBN: 9780924304965. 248 pages. Paperback. In recent years, both scholars and the general public have become increasingly fascinated by the role of religion in modern Chinese life. However, the bulk of attention has been devoted to changes caused by the repression of the Maoist era and subsequent religious revival. The Fifty Years That Changed Chinese […]