Asian Studies

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Japan at the Millennium

Joining Past and Future

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A critical, multi-disciplinary study of economics, politics, society and culture, this collection of essays examines the concepts of “change” and “continuity” in contemporary Japan.

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Global Goes Local

Popular Culture in Asia

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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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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
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Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

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A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

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

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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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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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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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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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