Asian Studies

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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937

UBC Press

This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.

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Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier

Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928-49

UBC Press

A counterpoint to erroneous historical assumptions, this book argues that Nationalist sovereignty over Tibet and China's other border regions was the result of rhetorical grandstanding by Chiang Kai-shek and his regime.

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Gandharan Buddhism

Archaeology, Art, and Texts

UBC Press

The essays in this volume reassess Gandharan Buddhism in light of these findings, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach that illuminates the complex historical and cultural dynamics of the region.

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Japan's Modern Prophet

Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

UBC Press

Charts the introduction of Christianity to Japan through the life of Uchimura Kanzô, was one of Japan’s foremost thinkers, whose ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and religious leaders.

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