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Japan Since 1945 (Paul E. Dunscomb)

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ISBN 978-0-924304-75-0. 102 pages. Paperback. “Concisely rendered, engagingly written, and thoughtful in its judgments, this short book is a most valuable interpretation of Japan’s remarkable history since the end of World War II.” — Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University “Surveys the dramatic changes in Japan’s society, politics, economy, […]

Japanese Literature: From Murasaki to Murakami (Marvin Marcus)

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ISBN 978-0-924304-77-4. 132 pages. Paperback. “Japanese Literature: From Murasaki to Murakami” provides a concise introduction to the literature of Japan that traces its origins in the seventh century and explores a literary legacy—and its cultural contexts—marked by the intersection of aristocratic elegance and warrior austerity. Coverage extends to the present day with a focus on […]

Understanding East Asia’s Economic “Miracles” (Zhiqun Zhu)

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Revised and Expanded Second Edition (2016) ISBN: 978-0-924304-79-8. 112 pages. Paperback. “Concise yet comprehensive, Zhiqun Zhu’s booklet is the perfect introduction to the political economy of East Asia for undergraduate and advanced high school classes. Zhu’s analysis of the economic ‘miracles’ of Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan takes into account both domestic factors and […]

Japan and Imperialism, 1853-1945 (James L. Huffman)

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Revised and Expanded Second Edition ISBN: 978-0-924304-82-8. 108 pages. Paperback. This lively narrative tells the story of Japan’s experience with imperialism and colonialism, looking first at Japan’s responses to Western threats in the nineteenth century, then at Japan’s activities as Asia’s only imperialist power. Using a series of human vignettes as lenses, Japan and Imperialism […]

The Mongol Empire in World History (Helen Hundley)

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ISBN: 978-0-924304-80-4. 130 pages. Paperback. “In a thoroughly comprehensive manner, Helen Hundley successfully demonstrates the complex legacy of the Mongol presence in medieval history, when Mongol warriors created a vast political organism facilitating interethnic and intercontinental economic and cultural exchange. Hundley offers the reader not only insight into the political organization of the diverse Mongol […]

Chinese Literature: An Introduction (Ihor Pidhainy)

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ISBN: 978-0-924304-83-5. 144 pages. Paperback. In this brief yet thorough introduction to the key features and important names of Chinese literature, Ihor Pidhainy covers Chinese writings from oracle bones to the internet. Contextualizing the literature within political, historical and cultural frames, Prof. Pidhainy also provides a smorgasbord of examples from the authors noted. Written with […]

The Philippines: From Earliest Times to the Present (Damon L. Woods)

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ISBN: 978-0-924-30486-6. 130 pages. Paperback. “The Philippines: From Earliest Times to the Present provides a strong introduction to Philippine history. Important cultural, social, and political issues are threaded together through Damon Wood’s deft writing with just the right amount of detail. Students will appreciate the concise and clear nature of the writing, making the history […]

Indonesia: History, Heritage, Culture (Kathleen M. Adams)

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ISBN: 978-0-924-304-89-7. 132 pages. Paperback. Indonesia: History, Heritage, Culture offers a concise, engaging introduction to the historical, political and cultural dynamics of Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation and home to the world’s largest and most diverse Muslim population. Interweaving brief, anthropologically-informed stories of aspects of everyday life in Indonesia with broader historical accounts […]

THE TURN AGAINST THE MODERN: The Critical Essays of Taoka Reiun (1870-1912) (Ronald P. Loftus)

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ISBN 978-0-924304-84-2. 340 pages. Paperback. The Turn Against the Modern is a biography of the late Meiji social and cultural critic Taoka Reiun (1870–1912) who was known for his fierce attack on modernity. Reiun was convinced that the western conception of modernity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century was based on an overly narrow, […]

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