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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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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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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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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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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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Halberd at Red Cliff: Jian’an and the Three Kingdoms

by Xiaofei Tian Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780674977037
Format:
Hbk 470 pages

The turn of the third century CE—known as the Jian’an era or Three Kingdoms period—holds double significance for the Chinese cultural...

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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:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780674977013
Format:
Hbk 496 pages

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

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Naming the Local: Medicine, Language, and Identity in Korea since the Fifteenth Century

by Soyoung Suh Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780674976962
Format:
Hbk 244 pages

Naming the Local uncovers how Koreans domesticated foreign medical novelties on their own terms, while simultaneously modifying...

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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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Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan: Poetics and Practice

by Brian Steininger Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9780674975156
Format:
Hbk 308 pages

Brian Steininger revisits Japan’s mid-Heian court of the Tale of Genji and the Pillow Book, where literary Chinese was not only...

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Making History Matter: Kuroita Katsumi and the Construction of Imperial Japan

by Lisa Yoshikawa Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9780674975170
Format:
Hbk 382 pages

Lisa Yoshikawa explores the role history and historians played in imperial Japan’s nation and empire building from the 1890s to...

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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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