Asian Studies

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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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Gods of Angkor

Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Gods of Angkor celebrates the accomplishments of Khmer bronze casters and their perfection of skill and aesthetic expression over nearly two millennia.

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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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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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Where the Dragon Meets the Angry River

Nature and Power in the People’s Republic of China

Island Press

This book brings big geopolitical issues to life through the narrative of a particular region and its people.

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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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