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

by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780674976993
Format:
Hbk 230 pages

The Anime Boom in the United States provides a comprehensive and empirically-grounded study of the various stages of anime marketing...

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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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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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Speaking of Profit: Bao Shichen and Reform in Nineteenth-Century China

by William Rowe Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780674983809
Format:
Hbk 230 pages

In the first half of the nineteenth century the Qing Empire faced a crisis. It was broadly perceived both inside and outside of...

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Building for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist State

by Hou Li Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780674983816
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

Building for Oil is a historical account of the development of the oil town of Daqing in northeastern China during the formative...

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Reading Philosophy, Writing Poetry: Intertextual Modes of Making Meaning in Early Medieval China

by Wendy Swartz Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9780674983823
Format:
Hbk 318 pages

In a formative period of Chinese culture, early medieval writers made extensive use of a diverse set of resources, in which such...

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Writing for Print: Publishing and the Making of Textual Authority in Late Imperial China

by Suyoung Son Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780674983830
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

This book examines the widespread practice of self-publishing by writers in late imperial China, focusing on the relationships...

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Revolutionary Waves: The Crowd in Modern China

by Tie Xiao Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780674977167
Format:
Hbk 302 pages

During China’s transition from dynastic empire to nation-state, the crowd emerged as a salient trope. Intellectuals across 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 326 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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Opera, Society, and Politics in Modern China

by Hsiao-t'i Li Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780674987166
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

Popular operas in late imperial China were a major part of daily entertainment, and were also important for transmitting knowledge...

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When Empire Comes Home: Repatriation and Reintegration in Postwar Japan

by Lori Watt Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780674055988
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Following the end of World War II in Asia, the Allied powers repatriated over six million Japanese nationals and deported more...

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