East Asian Studies

Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History

Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, Hyaeweol Choi

First Edition • March 15, 2016 • 540 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$71.50 CAD • Ebook: $36.99 USD/$47.99 CAD

A comprehensive, transnational history of gender in Korea, Japan, and China, from early modern times to the present.

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Premodern Japan: A Historical Survey

Mikiso Hane, Louis G. Perez

Second Edition • November 11, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane’s rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan. The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and…

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Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

First Edition • July 30, 2013 • 352 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$63.99 CAD

Winner of the 2013 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for Curricular Materials awarded by the Association for Asian Studies and the Committee for Teaching About Asia (CTA)  Voices of Early Modern Japan offers an accessible and well-balanced view of an extraordinary period in Japanese history, ranging from the unification of the…

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Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia

Mark Borthwick

Fourth Edition • July 30, 2013 • 608 pages

Print: $65.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. In this updated fourth edition,…

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Taiwan: Nation-State or Province?

John F. Copper

Sixth Edition • December 4, 2012 • 288 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$49.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

In this newly revised and updated edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? John F. Copper examines Taiwan’s geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system, and foreign and security policies in the context of Taiwan’s uncertain political status as either a sovereign nation or a province of the People’s…

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Modern Japan: A Historical Survey

Mikiso Hane, Louis G. Perez

Fifth Edition • July 1, 2012 • 608 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$58.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, Modern Japan provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan’s early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded introduction to this essential volume, which focuses on…

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Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850

Edited by Karl F. Friday

First Edition • March 1, 2012 • 496 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

Japan Emerging provides a comprehensive survey of Japan from prehistory to the nineteenth century. Incorporating the latest scholarship and methodology, leading authorities writing specifically for this volume outline and explore the main developments in Japanese life through ancient, classical, medieval, and early modern periods. Instead of relying solely on lists…

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Japanese Colonialism in Taiwan: Land Tenure, Development, and Dependency, 1895-1945

Chih-ming Ka

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 256 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$53.99 CAD

Exploring the dynamics of development and dependency, this book traces the experience of Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule. Chih-ming Ka shows how, unlike in other sugar-producing colonies, Taiwan was able to sustain its indigenous family farms and small-scale rice millers, who not only survived but thrived in competition with Japanese…

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The Bond Markets of Developing East Asia

Robert F Emery

First Edition • October 1, 1998 • 364 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$49.50 CAD

Drawing on the most recent data available, this comprehensive book provides detailed descriptions and analysis of the bond markets in eight East Asian developing economies: Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. Robert Emery devotes a full chapter to evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of…

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Li Da and Marxist Philosophy in China

Nick Knight

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 336 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$53.99 CAD

Li Da (1890-1966) was one of China’s most important Marxist intellectuals and a founding member of the Chinese Communist Party. He played a major role in the introduction of Marxist philosophy and theory to China and in its dissemination among Chinese revolutionaries. His works are now regarded in China as…

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