Asian Studies
New and Forthcoming in Asian Studies
Canadian Missions and Wartime China, 1937–1951

Nursing Shifts in Sichuan is a testament to the resilience of educated women, exploring modern nursing as one of the most consequential additions to health care in early-twentieth-century China.

The Japanese Invasion of China, 1931–45

Featuring a collection of translated texts written by writers who lived through the occupation, Translating the Occupation challenges and deepens our understanding of the tensions and transformations that Japanese invasion wrought on Chinese society.

Insights from Indonesia

Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.

International Norms and Chinese Perspectives

Good Governance in Economic Development examines what happens at the intersection of international and Chinese conceptions of transparency, accountability, and public participation.

This book demonstrates why economic development is synonymous with institutional development for the furthering of human development issues.

Asian Studies Titles from our Publishing Partners
A Journey
By Sybille Jagusch Foreword by Carla D. Hayden Introduction by J. Thomas Rimer

Drawing from the Library of Congress’s massive collection, this volume takes readers on a fascinating and informative journey through nearly 200 years of American children’s books and periodicals depicting life in Japan, from fanciful travelogues full of exotic stereotypes to serious works about wartime atrocities. Published by Rutgers University Press in association with the Library of Congress.

A Nikkei Woman’s Search for a Home in America

Forced Out: A Nikkei Woman’s Search for a Home in America offers insight into “voluntary evacuation,” a little-known Japanese American experience during World War II, and the lasting effects of cultural trauma.

Visual Cultures in Wang Jingwei’s China, 1939–1945

Foreigners in Chosŏn Korea

Body, Science, and Hope in China

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