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Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan

by W Brecher Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780674975149
Format:
Hbk 386 pages

The brutality and racial hatred exhibited by Japan’s military during the Pacific War piqued outrage in the West and fanned resentments...

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After the Prosperous Age: State and Elites in Early Nineteenth-Century Suzhou

by Seunghyun Han Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780674737174
Format:
Hbk 306 pages

Scholars have described the eighteenth century in China as a time of “state activism” when the state sought to strengthen its...

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Red Legacies in China: Cultural Afterlives of the Communist Revolution

by Jie Li and Enhua Zhang Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9780674737181
Format:
Pbk 424 pages

What has contemporary China inherited from its revolutionary past? How do the realities and memories, aesthetics and practices...

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Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art

by Halle O'Neal Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
07/2018
ISBN:
9780674983861
Format:
Hbk 310 pages

In this study of the Japanese jeweled pagoda mandalas, Halle O’Neal reveals the entangled realms of sacred body, beauty, and salvation....

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Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty

by Michael Fuller Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780674983885
Format:
Pbk 496 pages

This innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into...

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Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japan

by Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780674237308
Format:
Pb+ 332 pages

This study of modern Japan engages the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the...

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Path Twice Traveled: My Journey as a Historian of China

by Paul A. Cohen Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780674237292
Format:
Pbk 316 pages

In this memoir, Paul A. Cohen, one of the West's preeminent historians of China, traces the development of his work from its inception...

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Destruction of the Medieval Chinese Aristocracy

by Nicolas Tackett Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9780674970656
Format:
Pb+ 298 pages

Historians have long been perplexed by the complete disappearance of the medieval Chinese aristocracy by the tenth century - the...

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Passage to China: Literature, Loyalism, and Colonial Taiwan

by Chien-hsin Tsai Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780674975125
Format:
Hbk 356 pages

Chien-hsin Tsai examines the reinvention of loyalism in colonial Taiwan through the lens of literature. He analyzes the ways in...

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Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities

by Terry Kleeman Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9780674737167
Format:
Hbk 446 pages

In 142 CE, the divine Lord Lao descended to Mount Cranecall (Sichuan province) to establish a new covenant with humanity through...

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Feeling the Past in Seventeenth-Century China

by Xiaoqiao Ling Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9780674241114
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

Feeling the Past in Seventeenth-Century China highlights the central role played by the body in writers' memories during the Ming-Qing...

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Index to the Imperial Register of Tz'u Prosody (Ch'in-ting Tz'u-p'u)

by Glen W. Baxter Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
09/2013
ISBN:
9780674184855
Format:
Hbk 74 pages

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Regional Literature and the Transmission of Culture: Chinese Drum Ballads, 1800–1937

by Margaret B. Wan Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2019
ISBN:
9780674241183
Format:
Hbk 430 pages

Regional Literature and the Transmission of Culture provides a textured picture of cultural transmission in the Qing and early...

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Famine Relief in Warlord China

by Pierre Fuller Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9780674241145
Format:
Pb+ 340 pages

Famine Relief in Warlord China explores relief efforts during the greatest ecological crisis of the pre-Nationalist Chinese republic....

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Imaginative Mapping: Landscape and Japanese Identity in the Tokugawa and Meiji Eras

by Nobuko Toyosawa Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674241121
Format:
Hbk 300 pages

Imaginative Mapping analyzes how intellectuals of the Tokugawa and Meiji eras used specific features and aspects of the landscape...

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