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Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain

The Essence of Tai Ji

By Chungliang Al Huang; Photographs by Si Chi Ko; Foreword by Alan W. Watts
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The seminal classic text of Taoism and Tai Ji.

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Beyond Suffering

Recounting War in Modern China

UBC Press

This collection moves beyond the geopolitical sphere to examine the multiple fronts – personal, social, and institutional – on which wars in modern China have been fought, experienced, and remembered.

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Globalization and Local Adaptation in International Trade Law

UBC Press

Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.

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Xavier's Legacies

Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture

Edited by Kevin M. Doak
UBC Press

By exposing Catholicism’s long-term influence in Japan, this volume disrupts conventional assumptions about tradition, modernity, and Christianity in the East and the West.

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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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