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Asian Studies

NEW AND FORTHCOMING

Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand, by Justin Thomas McDaniel

Heroines and Jiangyong: Chinese Narrative Ballads in Women's Script, translation and introduction by Wilt L. Idema

The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange between China and Europe,
by Nicolas Standaert

The Ironies of Freedom: Sex, Culture, and Neoliberal Governance in Vietnam, by Thu-huong Nguyen-vo

The Lost Wolves of Japan, by Brett L. Walker NEW IN PAPERBACK

Making Fields of Merit: Buddhist Female Ascetics and Gendered Orders in Thailand, by Monica Lindberg Falk

Meng Jiangnu Brings Down the Great Wall: Ten Versions of a Chinese Legend, translation and introduction by Wilt L. Idema

Women Playing Men: Yue Opera and Social Change in Twentieth-Century Shanghai, by Jin Jiang


PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

Advanced Reader of Contemporary Short Stories: Reflections on Humanity,
compiled by Ying Wang and Carrie E. Reed

The Art of Ethnography: A Chinese "Miao Album", translated by David Deal and Laura Hostetler

Border Landscapes: The Politics of Akha Land Use in China and Thailand, by Janet C. Sturgeon

The Buddha in the Jungle, by Kamala Tiyavanich

Calling in the Soul: Gender and the Cycle of Life in a Hmong Village, Patricia V. Symonds

China and Iran: Ancient Partners in a Post-Imperial World, by John W. Garver

Chinese Painting Style: Media, Methods, and Principles of Form, by Jerome Silbergeld

Chung ta noi: Conversational Vietnamese, An Intermediate Text, by Le Pham Thuy-Kim
and Nguyen Kim-Oanh

Everyday Modernity in China, edited by Madeleine Yue Dong and Joshua Goldstein

Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The Politics of Environmental Knowledge in Northern Thailand, by Tim Forsyth and Andrew Walker

For Gods, Ghosts and Ancestors: The Chinese Tradition of Paper Offerings, by Janet Lee Scott

Governing China's Multiethnic Frontiers, edited by Morris Rossabi

Guest People: Hakka Identity in China and Abroad, edited by Nicole Constable

Hitchcock with a Chinese Face: Cinematic Doubles, Oedipal Triangles, and China's Moral Voice,
by Jerome Silbergeld

Imagined Ancestries of Vietnamese Communism: Ton Duc Thang and the Politics of History
and Memory
, by Christoph Giebel

The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War,
by Nazif Sharani

Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects, edited by Laurie J. Sears

Koizumi Diplomacy: Japan's Kantei Approach to Foreign and Defense Affairs, by Tomohito Shinoda

The Kuhls of Kangra: Community-Managed Irrigation in the Western Himalaya, by J. Mark Baker

Manchus and Han: Ethnic Relations and Political Power in Late Qing and Early Republican
China, 1861-1928
, by Edward J. M. Rhoads

The Many Lives of a Rajput Queen: Heroic Pasts in India, c. 1500-1900, by Ramya Sreenivasan

Modern Clan Politics: The Power of "Blood" in Kazakhstan and Beyond, by Edward Schatz

The Odyssey of China's Imperial Art Treasures, by Jeannette Shambaugh Elliott with David Shambaugh

The Pacific Muse: Exotic Femininity and the Colonial Pacific, by Patty O'Brien

Property and Politics in Sabah, Malaysia: Native Struggles over Land Rights, by Amity A. Doolittle

On the Margins of Tibet: Cultural Survival on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier, by Ashild Kolas and
Monika P. Thowsen

The Rebel Den of Nung Tri Cao: Loyalty and Identity along the Sino-Vietnamese Frontier,
by James A. Anderson

Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, the State, and Cultural Authority, by Pal Nyiri

Shaping the Lotus Sutra: Buddhist Visual Culture in Medieval China, by Eugene Y. Wang

Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering and South Asian Narratives, by Ramu Nagappan

Stories Old and New: A Ming Dynasty Collection, compiled by Feng Menglong;
translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang

Stories to Caution the World, compiled by Feng Menglong; translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang

The Story of Han Xiangzi: The Alchemical Adventures of a Daoist Immortal, by Yang Erzeng; translated and introduced by Philip Clart

Text and Ritual in Early China, edited by Martin Kern

Verandah of Violence: The Background to the Aceh Problem, edited by Anthony Reid

Vignettes from the Late Ming: A Hsiao-p'in Anthology, translated with Annotations and
an Introduction by Yang Ye

Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China, by Stevan Harrell

Xiaoyuan Hanyu/Speaking Chinese on Campus: A Textbook for Intermediate Chinese Courses,
by Stella Chen, Carrie Reed, and Cao Yuqing

A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine, by John K. Nelson


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