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By Harunaga Isaacson (editor)

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9783110217537 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 30, 2018, cover price $140.00

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Product Description: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration...read more

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9781469630267 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration.

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9781469630274 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: From 1896 to 1924, motivated by fears of an irresistible wave of Asian migration and the possibility that whites might be ousted from their position of global domination, British colonists and white Americans instituted stringent legislative controls on Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigration.

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Product Description: Beginning in late 1945, the United States, Britain, China, Australia, France, the Netherlands, and later the Philippines, the Soviet Union, and the People's Republic of China convened national courts to prosecute Japanese military personnel for war crimes...read more

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9780231179225 | Columbia Univ Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Beginning in late 1945, the United States, Britain, China, Australia, France, the Netherlands, and later the Philippines, the Soviet Union, and the People's Republic of China convened national courts to prosecute Japanese military personnel for war crimes.

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Product Description: After the First World War, India and China sought to establish their place on the world stage. New ideals and arrangements in international relations facilitated a vision of independent nation states that enjoyed parity with Western powers...read more

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9783110462173, titled "Postimperiales Asien: Die Zukunft Indiens Und Chinas in Der Anglophonen Weltöffentlichkeit 1919-1939" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, December 30, 2016, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: After the First World War, India and China sought to establish their place on the world stage.

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Product Description: In 1904, renowned architect Daniel Burnham, the Progressive Era urban planner who famously “Made No Little Plans,” set off for the Philippines, the new US colonial acquisition. Charged with designing environments for the occupation government, Burnham set out to convey the ambitions and the dominance of the regime, drawing on neo-classical formalism for the Pacific colony...read more

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9780226417769 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 27, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1904, renowned architect Daniel Burnham, the Progressive Era urban planner who famously “Made No Little Plans,” set off for the Philippines, the new US colonial acquisition.

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Product Description: Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.The Spring and Autumn is among the earliest surviving Chinese historical records, covering the period 722–479 BCE. It is a curious text: the canonical interpretation claims that it was composed by Confucius and embodies his moral judgments, but this view appears to be contradicted by the brief and dispassionate records themselves...read more

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9781438462998 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.

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Product Description: For centuries, some of the world's largest empires fought for sovereignty over the resources of Northeast Asia. This compelling analysis of the region's environmental history examines the interplay of climate and competing imperial interests in a vibrant – and violent – cultural narrative...read more
By Norman Smith (editor)

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9780774832892 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: For centuries, some of the world's largest empires fought for sovereignty over the resources of Northeast Asia.

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Product Description: Cosmopolitan ideals and pluralist tendencies have been employed creatively and adapted carefully by Muslim individuals, societies and institutions in modern Southeast Asia to produce the necessary contexts for mutual tolerance and shared respect between and within different groups in society...read more

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9781474408882 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Cosmopolitan ideals and pluralist tendencies have been employed creatively and adapted carefully by Muslim individuals, societies and institutions in modern Southeast Asia to produce the necessary contexts for mutual tolerance and shared respect between and within different groups in society.

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Product Description: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries. A cameraman for the People's Army of Vietnam during the Vietnam War, he went on to achieve international fame as the director of films that address the human costs of the war and its aftermath...read more

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9781625342515 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries.

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9781625342522 | Reprint edition (Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2016), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries.

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Product Description: We tend to think that the Buddha has always been seen as the compassionate sage admired around the world today, but until the nineteenth century, Europeans often regarded him as a nefarious figure, an idol worshipped by the pagans of the Orient...read more

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9780226493183 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: We tend to think that the Buddha has always been seen as the compassionate sage admired around the world today, but until the nineteenth century, Europeans often regarded him as a nefarious figure, an idol worshipped by the pagans of the Orient.

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9780226391236 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: We tend to think that the Buddha has always been seen as the compassionate sage admired around the world today, but until the nineteenth century, Europeans often regarded him as a nefarious figure, an idol worshipped by the pagans of the Orient.

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Product Description: An urgently needed “risk map” of the many dangers that could derail Asia’s growth and stability Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the “Asian Century.” Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China’s slumping economy to war clouds over the South China Sea and from environmental devastation to demographic crisis, Asia’s future is increasingly uncertain...read more

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9780300212228 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An urgently needed “risk map” of the many dangers that could derail Asia’s growth and stability Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the “Asian Century.

By Brian P. Farrell (editor)

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9781472596666 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 18, 2017, cover price $310.00

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Product Description: A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present dayFrom the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China, to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States and China have always been dramatically intertwined...read more

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9780805092509 | Henry Holt & Co, November 29, 2016, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present dayFrom the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China, to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States and China have always been dramatically intertwined.

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9781681682686 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 15, 2016), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Our relationship with China remains one of the most complex and rapidly evolving, and is perhaps one of the most important to our nation's future.

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Product Description: Black Dragon River is a personal journey down one of Asia’s great rivers that reveals the region’s essential history and culture. The world’s ninth largest river, the Amur serves as a large part of the border between Russia and China...read more

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9780143109891 | Penguin USA, November 8, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Black Dragon River is a personal journey down one of Asia’s great rivers that reveals the region’s essential history and culture.

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Product Description: Buddhism originated in north India and spread to other parts of the subcontinent in the third century BCE. The Andhra region, located along the south-east coast of India, welcomed Buddhism and a stūpa, probably built to house a relic of the Buddha from the north, was constructed at Amaravati...read more
By Michael Willis (editor)

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9780861592074 | British Museum Pubns Ltd, October 31, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Buddhism originated in north India and spread to other parts of the subcontinent in the third century BCE.

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Product Description: In Fungible Life Aihwa Ong explores the dynamic world of cutting-edge bioscience research, offering critical insights into the complex ways Asian bioscientific worlds and cosmopolitan sciences are entangled in a tropical environment brimming with the threat of emergent diseases...read more

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9780822362494 | Duke Univ Pr, October 28, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In Fungible Life Aihwa Ong explores the dynamic world of cutting-edge bioscience research, offering critical insights into the complex ways Asian bioscientific worlds and cosmopolitan sciences are entangled in a tropical environment brimming with the threat of emergent diseases.

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9780822362647 | Duke Univ Pr, October 28, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In Fungible Life Aihwa Ong explores the dynamic world of cutting-edge bioscience research, offering critical insights into the complex ways Asian bioscientific worlds and cosmopolitan sciences are entangled in a tropical environment brimming with the threat of emergent diseases.

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Product Description: A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known. Throughout history the world's greatest conquerors have made their mark not just on the battlefield, but in the societies they have transformed...read more

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9780735221154 | Viking Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known.

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Product Description: The twenty-first century has been dubbed the Asian Century. Highlighting diverse thinker-politicians rather than billionaire businessmen, Makers of Modern Asia presents eleven leaders who theorized and organized anticolonial movements, strategized and directed military campaigns, and designed and implemented political systems...read more
By Odd Arne Westad (contributor)

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9780674365414 | Belknap Pr, August 29, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Hardly more than a decade old, the twenty-first century has already been dubbed the Asian Century in recognition of China and India’s increasing importance in world affairs.

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9780674970809 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, November 21, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The twenty-first century has been dubbed the Asian Century.

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Product Description: Through a focus on the contributions of pioneers such as Motora Yujiro (1858–1912) and Matsumoto Matataro (1865–1943), this book explores the origins of Japanese psychology, charting cross-cultural connections, commonalities, and the transition from religious–moralistic to secular–scientific definitions of human nature...read more

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9781474283083 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Through a focus on the contributions of pioneers such as Motora Yujiro (1858–1912) and Matsumoto Matataro (1865–1943), this book explores the origins of Japanese psychology, charting cross-cultural connections, commonalities, and the transition from religious–moralistic to secular–scientific definitions of human nature.

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Product Description: In Post-war Japan as a Sea Power, Alessio Patalano incorporates new, exclusive source material to develop an innovative approach to the study of post-war Japan as a military power. This archival-based history of Asia's most advanced navy, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force (Jmsdf), looks beyond the traditional perspective of viewing the modern Japanese military in light of the country's alliance with the Us...read more
By Jeremy Black (editor)

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9781350011083 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In Post-war Japan as a Sea Power, Alessio Patalano incorporates new, exclusive source material to develop an innovative approach to the study of post-war Japan as a military power.

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Product Description: Few topics in South Asian history are as contentious as that of the Turkic conquest of the Indian subcontinent that began in the twelfth century and led to a long period of Muslim rule. How is a historian supposed to write honestly about the bloody history of the conquest without falling into communitarian traps?   Conquest and Community is Shahid Amin's answer...read more

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9780226372570 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Few topics in South Asian history are as contentious as that of the Turkic conquest of the Indian subcontinent that began in the twelfth century and led to a long period of Muslim rule.

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9780226372600 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, October 31, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Few topics in South Asian history are as contentious as that of the Turkic conquest of the Indian subcontinent that began in the twelfth century and led to a long period of Muslim rule.

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