Asian Studies

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Eating Bitterness

New Perspectives on China's Great Leap Forward and Famine

UBC Press

Eating Bitterness reveals what the Great Leap Forward meant for ordinary men and women in Maoist China.

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Keeping the Nation's House

Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

UBC Press

Explores the vision and aspirations of elite Chinese women – home economists – who believed that the birth of modern China should begin in the home.

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Vital Healing

Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of India, Tibet and the Middle East - Middle Asia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Dr. Marc S. Micozzi unfolds the compelling idea that vital energy is the unifying concept that underpins and connects all of the traditional medicines of Middle Asia.

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A Tai Chi Imagery Workbook

Spirit, Intent, and Motion

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This innovative book makes the benefits of Tai Chi directly available to Westerners by communicating its essence in poetic, evocative, and humorous images.

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Moving Mountains

Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos

UBC Press

This collection argues that minorities in the Southeast Asian Massif are not powerless in the face of economic and political change in the region – they are drawing on ethnicity and culture to indigenize modernity and maintain their livelihoods.

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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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