Asian Studies

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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Edited by Richard King
UBC Press

This book decodes the rhetoric of China’s turbulent decade, a time of both brutal iconoclasm and radical experimentation in the arts, to offer new insights into works that have transcended their times.

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Reconstructing Kobe

The Geography of Crisis and Opportunity

UBC Press

Explores the decade-long challenge to reconstruct Kobe after the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995.

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Reforming Japan

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period

UBC Press

Challenges received notions about women’s political involvement and engagement with the state in Meiji Japan by exploring the activism of members of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.

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Asian Religions in British Columbia

UBC Press

This path-breaking book offers the first comprehensive, comparative examination of Asian religions in British Columbia. Its insightful and accessible community accounts offer intimate portraits of local religious groups, including Hindus and Sikhs from South Asia; Buddhist organizations from Southeast Asia; and Tibetan, Japanese, and Chinese religions from East and Central Asia.

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Administering the Colonizer

Manchuria’s Russians under Chinese Rule, 1918-29

UBC Press

A revisionist history of a unique administrative experiment – the Chinese administration of Manchuria’s Russians in the 1920s – that supports a more nuanced view of Chinese nationalism and China’s relationship with minority cultures.

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Solidarities Beyond Borders

Transnationalizing Women's Movements

UBC Press

Case studies from North America, Latin America, and Southeast Asia explore the challenges and benefits of building transnational ties among feminists and women’s groups.

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Arming the Chinese

The Western Armaments Trade in Warlord China, 1920-28, Second Edition

UBC Press

Anthony Chan repositions his classic account of the arms trade in warlord China within the paradigm of critical militarism and state criminality.

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Smokeless Sugar

The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China's National Economy

UBC Press

An investigation into the 1936 execution of a Cantonese official leads to a reassessment of regional and national politics and state-led industrialization in Republican China.

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Dreaming in Canadian

South Asian Youth, Bollywood, and Belonging

UBC Press

Dreaming in Canadian explores the connections between the media and identity formation among young Canadians of South Asian origin.

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Women and Property in Urban India

UBC Press

An intimate exploration of the opportunities and constraints faced by low-income women in Ahmedabad, as throughout the Global South, in securing access to landed property.

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