Asian Studies

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The New Silk Road Diplomacy

China's Central Asian Foreign Policy since the Cold War

UBC Press

The New Silk Road Diplomacy traces how China, faced with internal and external challenges to its authority following the collapse of the Soviet Union, constructed a gradualist approach to Central Asia that prioritized multilateral diplomacy.

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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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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Contributions by Ralph Croizier, Shentian Zheng and Scott Watson; 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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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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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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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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