Asian Studies


Calling in the Soul: Gender and the Cycle of Life in a Hmong Village

by Patricia V. Symonds New Edition

Chinese Encounters in Southeast Asia: How People, Money, and Ideas from China Are Changing a Region

edited by Pal Nyiri and Danielle Tan

Confronting Memories of World War II: European and Asian Legacies

edited by Daniel Chirot, Gi-Wook Shin, and Daniel Sneider

Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea, 1920-1925

by Michael Edson Robinson New Edition

Daughter of Good Fortune: A Twentieth-Century Chinese Peasant Memoir

by Chen Huiqin with Shehong Chen

Educating the Chinese Individual: Life in a Rural Boarding School

by Mette Halskov Hansen

Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War

by Noriko Kawamura

Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture

by Hui Faye Xiao

Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam

by Pamela D. McElwee

Humanizing the Sacred: Sisters in Islam and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Malaysia

by Azza Basarudin

In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet

by Gillian G. Tan

Japanese Prostitutes in the North American West, 1887-1920

by Kazuhiro Oharazeki

The Letter to Ren An and Sima Qian's Legacy

by Stephen Durrant, Wai-yee Li, Michael Nylan, and Hans Van Ess

My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power

by Hsiu-Lien Lu and Ashley Esarey New in Paperback

No Concessions: The Life of Yap Thiam Hien, Indonesian Human Rights Lawyer

by Daniel S. Lev New in Paperback

On Cold Mountain: A Buddhist Reading of the Hanshan Poems

by Paul Rouzer

Over the Mountains Are Mountains: Korean Peasant Households and Their Adaptations to Rapid Industrialization

by Clark W. Sorensen New Edition

Ploughshare Village: Culture and Context in Taiwan

by Stevan Harrell New Edition

A Place for Utopia: Urban Designs from South Asia

by Smriti Srinivas

Rural China on the Eve of Revolution: Sichuan Fieldnotes, 1949-1950

by G. William Skinner

Sanyan Stories: Favorites from a Ming Dynasty Collection

compiled by Feng Menglong; translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang

Swallowing Clouds: A Playful Journey through Chinese Culture, Language, and Cuisine

by A. Zee New Edition

The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen: Abridged

translated by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit

Verse Going Viral: China's New Media Scenes

by Heather Inwood


Advanced Reader of Contemporary Short Stories: Reflections on Humanity

compiled by Ying Wang and Carrie E. Reed

Affair with Korea: Memories of South Korea in the 1960s

by Vincent S. R. Brandt

Art by the Book: Painting Manuals and the Leisure Life in Ming China

by J. P. Park

The Art of Ethnography: A Chinese "Miao Album"

translated by David Deal and Laura Hostetler

Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Democracy

by Bertil Lintner

Border Landscapes: The Politics of Akha Land Use in China and Thailand

by Janet C. Sturgeon

The Buddha in the Jungle

by Kamala Tiyavanich

The Buddha on Mecca's Verandah: Encounters, Mobilities, and Histories along the Malaysian-Thai Border

by Irving Chan Johnson

Building Ships, Building a Nation: Korea's Democratic Unionism under Park Chung Hee

by Hwasook Nam

Chang'an Avenue and the Modernization of Chinese Architecture

by Shuishan Yu

China and Iran: Ancient Partners in a Post-Imperial World

by John W. Garver

China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom

by Richard Baum

Chinese Painting Style: Media, Methods, and Principles of Form

by Jerome Silbergeld

China's New Socialist Countryside: Modernity Arrives in the Nu River Valley

by Russell Harwood

Chung ta noi: Conversational Vietnamese, An Intermediate Text

by Le Pham Thuy-Kim and Nguyen Kim-Oanh

Communist Multiculturalism: Ethnic Revival in Southwest China

by Susan K. McCarthy

Doing Business in Rural China: Liangshan's New Ethnic Entrepreneurs

by Thomas Heberer

Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City

by Allison J. Truitt

Ecological Nationalisms: Nature, Livelihoods, and Identities in South Asia

edited by Gunnel Cederlof and K. Sivaramakrishnan

Empire and Identity in Guizhou: Local Resistance to Qing Expansion

by Jodi L. Weinstein

Escape from Blood Pond Hell: The Tales of Mulian and Woman Huang

Translated and Introduced by Beata Grant and Wilt L. Idema

Everyday Modernity in China

edited by Madeleine Yue Dong and Joshua Goldstein

Explorers and Scientists in China's Borderlands, 1880-1950

Edited by Denise M. Glover, Stevan Harrell, Charles F. McKhann, and Margaret Byrne Swain

Familiar Strangers: A History of Muslims in Northwest China

by Jonathan N. Lipman

Fighting for the Enemy: Koreans in Japan's War, 1937-1945

by Brandon Palmer

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

Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand

by Justin Thomas McDaniel

A Gift of Barbed Wire: America's Allies Abandoned in South Vietnam

by Robert S. McKelvey

The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

translated and introduced by Jiang Yonglin

Governing China's Multiethnic Frontiers

edited by Morris Rossabi

Guest People: Hakka Identity in China and Abroad

edited by Nicole Constable

Heritage Management in Korea and Japan: The Politics of Antiquity and Identity

by Hyung Il Pai

Heroines of Jiangyong: Chinese Narrative Ballads in Women's Script

translated and introduced by Wilt L. Idema

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

Imperial Rulership and Cultural Change in Traditional China

edited by Frederick P. Brandauer and Chun-Chieh Huang

The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange between China and Europe

by Nicolas Standaert

In the Land of the Eastern Queendom: The Politics of Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border

by Tenzin Jinba

The Ironies of Freedom: Sex, Culture, and Neoliberal Governance in Vietnam

by Thu-huong Nguyen-vo

Japanese Assimilation Policies in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945

by Mark Caprio

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

A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China

by Jenny T. Chio

Lijiang Stories: Shamans, Taxi Drivers, and Runaway Brides in Reform-Era China

by Emily Chao

The Lost Wolves of Japan

by Brett L. Walker

Making Fields of Merit: Buddhist Female Ascetics and Gendered Orders in Thailand

by Monica Lindberg Falk

Manchus and Han: Ethnic Relations and Political Power in Late Qing and Early Republican China, 1861-1928

by Edward J. M. Rhoads

The Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code

by Jiang Yonglin

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

by Ramya Sreenivasan

Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landscapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

edited by Emily T. Yeh and Christopher R. Coggins

Market Street: A Chinese Woman in Harbin

by Hong Xiao; translated by Howard Goldblatt

Mediums, Monks, and Amulets: Thai Popular Buddhism Today

by Pattana Kitiarsa

Meng Jiangnu Brings Down the Great Wall: Ten Versions of a Chinese Legend

translation and introduction by Wilt L. Idema

Mobility and Cultural Authority in Contemporary China

by Pal Nyiri

Modern Clan Politics: The Power of "Blood" in Kazakhstan and Beyond

by Edward Schatz

The Northern Region of Korea: History, Identity, and Culture

Edited by Sun Joo Kim

The Night Banquet

by De-nin Lee

The Odyssey of China's Imperial Art Treasures

by Jeannette Shambaugh Elliott with David Shambaugh

Offspring of Empire: The Koch'ang Kims and the Colonial Origins of Korean Capitalism, 1876-1945

by Carter J. Eckert

The Origins of the Choson Dynasty

by John B. Duncan

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

Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic

by Jinghong Zhang

Qing Governors and Their Provinces: The Evolution of Territorial Administration in China, 1644-1796

by R. Kent Guy

Quagmire: Nation-Building and Nature in the Mekong Delta

by David Biggs

Reassessing the Park Chung Hee Era, 1961-1979: Development, Political Thought, Democracy, and Cultural Influence

Edited by Hyung-A Kim and Clark W. Sorensen

The Rebel Den of Nung Tri Cao: Loyalty and Identity along the Sino-Vietnamese Frontier

by James A. Anderson

Religious Revival in the Tibetan Borderlands: The Premi of Southwest China

by Koen Wellens

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

The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet: Imperial Strategy and the Early Qing

by Yingcong Dai

Six Chapters from My Life "Downunder"

by Yang Jiang; translated by Howard Goldblatt

Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

by Canyon Sam

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 Awaken the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 3

compiled by Feng Menglong; translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang

Stories to Caution the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2

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

Submitting to God: Women and Islam in Urban Malaysia

by Sylva Frisk

Taipei: City of Displacements

by Joseph R. Allen

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom: Rebellion and the Blasphemy of Empire

by Thomas R. Reilly

Tao Yuanming and Manuscript Culture: The Record of a Dusty Table

by Xiaofei Tian

Text and Ritual in Early China

edited by Martin Kern

Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea: The Natural World and Material Culture of Twelfth-Century China

by Fan Chengda; Translated by James M. Hargett

The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze: India, Landscape, and Science, 1800-1856

by Daivd Arnold

True Crimes in Eigthteenth-Century China: Twenty Case Histories

compiled and translated by Robert E. Hegel

Two Kinds of Time

by Graham Peck

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

Women Playing Men: Yue Opera and Social Change in Twentieth-Century Shanghai

by Jin Jiang

Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China: Transforming the Inner Chambers

by Xiaorong Li

The World of a Tiny Insect: A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath

by Zhang Daye; translated with an introduction by Xiaofei Tian

Worshipping the Great Moderniser: King Chulalongkorn, Patron Saint of the Thai Middle Class

by Irene Stengs

Writing and Law in Late Imperial China: Crime, Conflict, and Judgment

edited by Robert E. Hegel and Katherine Carlitz

Writing and Literacy in Early China: Studies from the Columbia Early China Seminar

Edited by Feng Li and David Prager Branner

Wrongful Deaths: Selected Inquest Records from Nineteenth-Century Korea

compiled and translated by Sun Joo Kim and Jungwon Kim

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