Asian Studies

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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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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Edited by Richard King
UBC Press

This book decodes the rhetoric of China’s turbulent decade, a time of both brutal iconoclasm and radical experimentation in the arts, to offer new insights into works that have transcended their times.

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American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73

UBC Press

Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.

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