Asian Studies

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Red Capitalism in South China

Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

UBC Press

This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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Asia-Pacific Legal Development

Edited by Gerry Ferguson
UBC Press

The topics in this comprehensive volume, which offer Canadian perspectives on contemporary Asian law, include securities, prostitution, environmental, and constitutional law.

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China in the 1990s, 2nd Edition

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Now updated with a chapter-length afterword by the editors on the end of the Deng era and its aftermath, this book provides a comprehensive survey of a nation in transition.

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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

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The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

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Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945

The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu

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This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.

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Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism

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This book offers a concise history of the Sri Lankan Tamil nation, examining its culture and political evolution.

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

UBC Press

A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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Global Goes Local

Popular Culture in Asia

UBC Press

Covering topics from pop music in Korea to TV commercials in Malaysia, this collection shows how imported cultural forms have been invested with fresh meaning and transformed by local artists to result in new forms of assertion and resistance.

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