Asian Studies

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Reclaiming Adat

Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature

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Weaves a wealth of cultural theory into a rare analysis of Malay cinema and the work of new Malaysian anglophone writers.

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Images in Asian Religions

Text and Contexts

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A comprehensive and balanced look at the role of images in Asian religions, which examines aspects of the reception of image worship that have only begun to be studied.

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Dominion and the Rising Sun

Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941

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International Environmental Law and Asian Values

Legal Norms and Cultural Influences

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A comprehensive assessment of relevant Asian policies and their applications in key areas in light of international environmental norms and practices.

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Gutenberg in Shanghai

Chinese Print Capitalism, 1876-1937

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Gutenberg in Shanghai demonstrates how Western technology and evolving traditional values resulted in the birth of a unique form of print capitalism whose influence on Chinese culture was far-reaching and irreversible.

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The Cult of Happiness

Nianhua, Art, and History in Rural North China

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The Cult of Happiness is among the first studies in any field to treat folk art and folk print as historical text. As such, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to a wide range of scholars in Asian studies, history, art history, folklore and print, as well as anyone having a passion for the creativity and culture of rural society.

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