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China on Screen: Cinema and Nation

by Christopher J. Berry and Mary Ann Farquhar Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2006
ISBN:
9780231137072
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

In China on Screen, Chris Berry and Mary Farquhar, leaders in the field of Chinese film studies, explore more than one hundred...

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Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China’s Hidden Mountains

by Choo Waihong I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781784537241
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe...

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Tao - A New Way of Thinking: A Translation of the Tao Tê Ching with an Introduction and Commentaries

by Chung-yuan Chang Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9781848192010
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

This exceptional translation of the Tao Tê Ching by Chinese scholar Chung-yuan Chang reveals the true wisdom and beauty of this...

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Essence of Taijiquan Push-Hands and Fighting Technique

by Wang Fengming Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9781848192454
Format:
Pbk 344 pages

Traditionally shrouded in mystery and taught only to the closest students, the secrets of Taijiquan push-hands and fighting technique...

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Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China

by Tze-Lan D. Sang University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2003
ISBN:
9780226734804
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

In early twentieth-century China, age-old traditions of homosocial and homoerotic relationships between women suddenly became...

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Asylum and Exile: The Hidden Voices of London

by Bidisha Seagull Books
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780857422101
Format:
Hbk 152 pages

Asylum and Exile is the result of several months of personal outreach to refugees and asylum seekers that goes behind the headlines...

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China's Vanishing Worlds: Countryside, Traditions, and Cultural Spaces

by Matthias Messmer and Hsin-Mei Chuang The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780262019866
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Just a few kilometers from the glittering skylines of Shanghai and Beijing, we encounter a vast countryside, an often forgotten...

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Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan

by C Sarah Soh University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2009
ISBN:
9780226767772
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

In an era marked by atrocities perpetrated on a grand scale, the tragedy of the so-called comfort women - mostly Korean women...

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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club

by Anne Allison University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226014876
Format:
Pbk 228 pages

In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities. Allison performed the ritualized...

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Cultures at War: The Cold War and Cultural Expression in Southeast Asia

by Tony Day and Maya H T Liem SEAP
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9780877277514
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

The Cold War in Southeast Asia was a many-faceted conflict, driven by regional historical imperatives as much as by the contest...

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Land of the Five Flavors: A Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

by Thomas O Hollmann Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2013
ISBN:
9780231161862
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

World-renowned sinologist Thomas O. Höllmann tracks the growth of Chinese food culture from the earliest burial rituals to today's...

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Buddhism Betrayed?: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka (POD)

by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1992
ISBN:
9780226789507
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

This volume seeks to answer the question of how the Buddhist monks in today's Sri Lanka--given Buddhism's traditionally nonviolent...

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Sayonara Amerika, Sayonara Nippon: A Geopolitical Prehistory of J-Pop

by Michael Bourdaghs Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2012
ISBN:
9780231158756
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

From the beginning of the American Occupation in 1945 to the post-bubble period of the early 1990s, popular music provided Japanese...

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Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

by Jack Linchuan Qiu, Manuel Castells and Carolyn Cartier The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780262170062
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

The idea of the ''digital divide,'' the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates...

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Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

by Barry Allen Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780231172721
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

The first book to focus on the intersection of Western philosophy and the Asian martial arts, Striking Beauty collapses the boundaries...

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