Asian Studies

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Red Stamps and Gold Stars

Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia

Edited by Sarah Turner
UBC Press

A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.

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The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system and its underlying principles, including the Twelve Animal Forms, linking forms, two person sets, basic skills and weapons training.

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Chieftains into Ancestors

Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China

UBC Press

An in-depth examination of how the Chinese imperial state impacted the social order of southwestern China’s minority peoples and redefined their histories and culture.

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Principles of Kinesiology

Revised

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Kinesiology is a system of natural health care which combines muscle testing with the principles of Chinese medicine to assess energy and body function.

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Principles of Reiki

Revised Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This concise introduction covers the history and spiritual principles of Reiki, an ancient Japanese healing system based on channelling spiritual energy through the hands.

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Glorify the Empire

Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo

UBC Press

An investigation into the intersection of Japanese imperialist politics and left-wing, avant-garde arts and culture in 1930s and ’40s Manchukuo.

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