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Islamic Central Asia: An Anthology of Historical Sources

by Scott C. Levi & Ron Sela

Islamic Central Asia is the first English-language anthology of primary documents for the study of Central Asian history. Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela draw from a vast array of historical sources to illustrate...


Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present

by Jeff Sahadeo & Russell Zanca

For its citizens, contemporary Central Asia is a land of great promise and peril. While the end of Soviet rule has opened new opportunities for social mobility and cultural expression, political and economic...


Everyday Life in Southeast Asia

by Kathleen M. Adams & Kathleen A. Gillogly

This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompassing both mainland and island...


Gujarat Beyond Gandhi: Identity, Society and Conflict

by Nalin Mehta & Mona G. Mehta

The birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and the land that produced Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, Gujarat has been at the centre-stage of South Asia's political iconography for more than a century. As...


Statecraft & Spectacle in East Asia: Studies in Taiwan-Japan Relations

by Adam Clulow

Statecraft and Spectacle in East Asia is a multidisciplinary collection of essays that explores the intertwined histories of Taiwan and Japan across the long sweep of the early modern and modern periods. Drawing...


Employment Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region: Reflections and New Directions

by Peter Holland, Julian Teicher & Richard Gough

This book focuses on new developments in employment in Asia. The context for this discussion is provided by the processes of globalisation, and the associated debate on labour standards. Individual chapters...


A History of China

by Wolfram Eberhard

First published in 1950. This re-issues the fourth edition of 1977.

This is a social history of China, presenting the main lines of development of the Chinese social structure from the earliest times to the...


Was Mao Really a Monster?: The Academic Response to Chang and Halliday S "Mao: The Unknown Story"

by Gregor Benton & Lin Chun

Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to great fanfare. This book demonstrates that their portrayal of Maobook is selective and inaccurate, and that although Mao did have...


SPORT IN SOUTH ASIAN SOCIETY: Past and Present

by Boria Majumdar & J A Mangan

A detailed study of sports' arrival, spread and advance in colonial and post-colonial South Asia. A selection of articles addresses critical issues of nationalism, communalism, commercialism and gender through...


East and Southeast Asia 2013

by Steven Leibo

Updated annually, East & Southeast Asia provides just enough historical background on the evolution of Modern East & Southeast Asia to help readers understand contemporary developments in this vital region....


The Spirit and the Flesh in Shandong, 1650-1785

by D. E. Mungello

The Spirit and the Flesh in Shandong tells the deeply human story of conflicting aspirations and passions in the introduction of Christianity to a provincial region in China. The story unfolds through vivid...


Creating People of Plenty

by Sayur Shimizu

"There is no doubt that the Eisenhower administration accomplished one of its paramount Cold War strategic objectives: to rebuild Japan's economy and reinstate the nation as a stabilizing, pro-capitalist member...


Death Throes of a Dynasty

by E. G.(Jay) Ruoff

The letters of Charles and Bessie Ewing provide eyewitness accounts of the social upheaval and warfare that shook turn-of-the-century China. In addition to discussing their missionary activities in the villages...


Of Camel Kings and Other Things: Rural Rebels Against Modernity in Late Imperial China

by Roxann Prazniak

From the perspective of village activists across China, this book tells the stories of farmers and rural laborers who raised the banner of opposition to constitutional reform during the first decade of the twentieth...


Keeping Democracy at Bay: Hong Kong and the Challenge of Chinese Political Reform

by Suzanne Pepper

This thoroughly researched study provides an invaluable account of Hong Kong's political evolution from its founding as a British colony to the present. Exploring the interplay between colonial, capitalist,...


Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

by Toshio Nishi

The difficult mission of a regime change: Toshio Nishi gives an account of how America converted the Japanese mindset from war to peace following World War II.


The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present

by Dong Wang

The United States and China offers the first comprehensive synthesis of the history of U.S.-Chinese relations from initial contact to the present. Balancing the modern (1784–1949) and contemporary (1949–...


Douglas MacArthur: Statecraft and Stagecraft in America's East Asian Policy

by Russell D. Buhite

Buhite offers a trenchant evaluation of Douglas MacArthur's career in East Asia and his role in some of the most important military and diplomatic issues of the twentieth century. Concise and highly readable,...


Historical Dictionary of Vietnam

by Bruce M. Lockhart & William J. Duiker

'This [second] edition has been thoroughly revised and updated...entries expertly cover the entire sweep of Vietnamese history and culture...the bibliography is quite extensive and impressive...a scholarly and...


Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch & Yoneyuki Sugita

The Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations traces this one hundred and fifty year relationship through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary...