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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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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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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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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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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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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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Feeling the Past in Seventeenth-Century China

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

During the Manchu conquest of China (1640s–1680s), the Qing government mandated that male subjects shave their hair following...

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Paradox of Being: Truth, Identity, and Images in Daoism

by Poul Andersen Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674241107
Format:
Hbk 400 pages

The question of truth has never been more urgent than today, when the distortion of facts and the imposition of pseudo-realities...

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Powers of the Real: Cinema, Gender, and Emotion in Interwar Japan

by Diane Wei Lewis Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
10/2019
ISBN:
9780674241169
Format:
Pb+ 290 pages

Powers of the Real analyzes the cultural politics of cinema's persuasive sensory realism in interwar Japan. Examining cultural...

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Orthodox Passions: Narrating Filial Love during the High Qing

by Maram Epstein Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2019
ISBN:
9780674241176
Format:
Hbk 370 pages

In this groundbreaking interdisciplinary study, Maram Epstein identifies filial piety as the dominant expression of love in Qing...

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Anime Boom in the United States: Lessons for Global Creative Industries

by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9780674241190
Format:
Pb+ 238 pages

The Anime Boom in the United States is a comprehensive and empirically grounded study of the expansion of anime marketing and...

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Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyashi of Edo Japan With a New Preface 2ed

by Adam L. Kern Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780674241763
Format:
Pb+ 606 pages

Manga from the Floating World is the first full-length study in English of the kibyoshi, a genre of woodblock-printed comic book...

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