Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China
An in-depth examination of how the Chinese imperial state impacted the social order of southwestern China’s minority peoples and redefined their histories and culture.
Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia
A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.
Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45
This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.
The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry
This book explores the many challenges that faced the early production and sale of beer in Japan, including its evolution from a uniquely Western beverage into a thoroughly domestic Japanese commodity by the post-Second World War era.
Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves
This is the first English-language book to record the experiences and testimonies of Chinese women abducted and detained as sex slaves in Japanese military “comfort stations” during Japan’s 1931-45 invasion of China.
An engaging study of the rapid urbanization of a former village subsumed by the expanding city of Hanoi.
Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines
A consideration of the impact of racism and questions of sovereignty on genetic research, which details the exploitative history of research on Taiwanese Aborigines.
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