Asian Studies

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Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness

Political Exile and Re-education in Mao’s China

UBC Press

Through newly accessed labour farm archives and recently uncovered Chinese-language sources, this book brings to life the experience of political exiles in Mao’s China.

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Spark of Light

Short Stories by Women Writers of Odisha

Athabasca University Press

Spark of Light is a diverse collection of short stories by women writers from the Indian province of Odisha.

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Not Fit to Stay

Public Health Panics and South Asian Exclusion

UBC Press

Not Fit to Stay reveals how officials used panic about public health concerns as a basis for excluding early twentieth-century South Asian immigrants from entering Canada and the United States.

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The Stability Imperative

Human Rights and Law in China

UBC Press

Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government’s efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal definition and implementation of human rights in China.

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Shen Gong and Nei Dan in Da Xuan

A Manual for Working with Mind, Emotion, and Internal Energy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Serge Augier explains the theory, concepts and practice of the Daoist tradition of Da Xuan with a unique simplicity, allowing practitioners of all levels to gain insight into the reasoning behind different elements of their practice.

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

UBC Press

A study of the Samsui women who migrated from China to Singapore, where they have been commemorated as nation-builders.

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