Asian Studies

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Asia-Pacific Legal Development

Edited by Gerry Ferguson
UBC Press

The topics in this comprehensive volume, which offer Canadian perspectives on contemporary Asian law, include securities, prostitution, environmental, and constitutional law.

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China in the 1990s, 2nd Edition

UBC Press

Now updated with a chapter-length afterword by the editors on the end of the Deng era and its aftermath, this book provides a comprehensive survey of a nation in transition.

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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

UBC Press

The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

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Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945

The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu

UBC Press

This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.

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Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism

UBC Press

This book offers a concise history of the Sri Lankan Tamil nation, examining its culture and political evolution.

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

UBC Press

A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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