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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. The fully revised third edition adds three new chapters on gender and the family, the reform of the Hukou system and village governance. A comprehensive resource for undergraduates and specialists, this... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 43.99
Examining contemporary Okinawan culture, politics, and historical memory, this book traces the dynamic reconstruction and reframing of Okinawan identity. The contributors explore the cultural and political expression that has flowered in the past decade with the vigorous growth of local museums and memorials and of the popularity of distinctive Okinawan... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99
Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature of Japanese and American wars and crimes of war.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95
The East Asian expansion since the 1960s stands out as a global power shift with few historical precedents. The Resurgence of East Asia examines the rise of the region as one of the world's economic power centres from three temporal perspectives: 500 years, 150 years and 50 years, each denoting an epoch in regional and world history and providing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Takeshi Hamashita, arguably Asia's premier historian of the longue durée, has been instrumental in opening a new field of inquiry in Chinese, East Asian and world historical research. Engaging modernization, Marxist and world system approaches, his wide-ranging redefinition of the evolving relationships between the East Asia regional system and the... more...
- Westview Press 1994; US$ 25.99
This book is a beautiful and moving personal account of the Ainu, the native inhabitants of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, whose land, economy, and culture have been absorbed and destroyed in recent centuries by advancing Japanese. Based on the author's own experiences and on stories passed down from generation to generation, the book chronicles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book examines Japan?s wartime medical atrocities and their postwar aftermath from a comparative perspective and inquires into perennial issues of historical memory, science, politics, society and ethics elicited by these rebarbative events. more...