New Books in East Asian Studies

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Scholars of East Asia about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/east-asian-studies

  1. 1.
    John Wong, "Global Trade in the Nineteenth Century: The House of Houqua and the Canton System" (Cambridge UP, 2016)
    1:00:02
  2. 2.
    Opening Australia's Multilingual Archives to Rethink Australian Identity in the Asia-Pacific
    20:06
  3. 3.
    B. Gramlich-Oka and A. Walthall, "Women and Networks in Nineteenth-Century Japan" (U Michigan Press, 2020)
    52:23
  4. 4.
    Odd Arne Westad, "Empire and Righteous Nation: 600 Years of China-Korea Relations" (Harvard UP, 2021)
    38:21
  5. 5.
    Shivshankar Menon, "India and Asian Geopolitics" (Brookings, 2021)
    1:01:31
  6. 6.
    Kristen E. Looney, "Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia" (Cornell UP, 2020)
    1:01:25
  7. 7.
    Mary A. Brazelton, "Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China" (Cornell UP, 2019)
    58:47
  8. 8.
    K. Kale Yu, "Understanding Korean Christianity: Grassroot Perspectives on Causes, Culture, and Responses" (Pickwick, 2019)
    1:27:46
  1. 9.
    Jeanne Shea et al., "Beyond Filial Piety: Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies" (Berghahn, 2020)
    55:48
  2. 10.
    A. Castiglioni et al, "Defining Shugendo: Critical Studies on Japanese Mountain Religion" (Bloomsbury, 2020)
    49:25
  3. 11.
    Uranchimeg Tsultemin, "A Monastery on the Move: Art and Politics in Later Buddhist Mongolia" (U Hawaii Press, 2020)
    1:11:24
  4. 12.
    Kenneth J. Ruoff, "Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019" (Harvard UP, 2021)
    1:58:34
  5. 13.
    Robert T. Tierney, "Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame" (U California Press, 2010)
    45:48
  6. 14.
    Brenton Sullivan, "Building a Religious Empire: Tibetan Buddhism, Bureaucracy, and the Rise of the Gelukpa" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2020)
    1:09:18
  7. 15.
    Miriam L. Kingsberg Kadia, "Into the Field: Human Scientists of Transwar Japan" (Stanford UP, 2019)
    1:22:46
  8. 16.
    Y. Yvon Wang, "Reinventing Licentiousness: Pornography and Modern China" (Cornell UP, 2021)
    1:13:04
  9. 17.
    Jonathan Chatwin, "Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China" (Manchester UP, 2019)
    40:34
  10. 18.
    Jürgen P. Melzer, "Wings for the Rising Sun: A Transnational History of Japanese Aviation" (Harvard UP, 2020)
    35:06
  11. 19.
    Takeshi Watanabe, "Flowering Tales: Women Exorcising History in Heian Japan" (Harvard UP, 2020)
    49:17
  12. 20.
    Yuichiro Onishi and Fumiko Sakashita, "Transpacific Correspondence: Dispatches from Japan's Black Studies" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
    56:17
  13. 21.
    Timon Screech, "Tokyo Before Tokyo: Power and Magic in the Shogun’s City of Edo" (Reaktion Books, 2020)
    42:09
  14. 22.
    Jack W. Chen, "Anecdote, Network, Gossip, Performance: Essays on the Shishuo xinyu" (Harvard UP, 2021)
    1:20:32
  15. 23.
    Roundtable on Asian Migrant Sex Work
    1:02:42
  16. 24.
    Constantine Nomikos Vaporis, "Voices of Early Modern Japan" (Routledge, 2020)
    40:36
  17. 25.
    Daniel C. Mattingly, "The Art of Political Control in China" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
    1:11:08
  18. 26.
    Christopher Joby, "The Dutch Language in Japan (1600-1900): A Cultural and Sociolinguistic Study of Dutch as a Contact Language in Tokugawa and Meiji Japan" (Brill, 2020)
    48:31
  19. 27.
    Concepts and Methods for the Study of Chinese Religions: A Discussion with Stefania Travagnin
    1:25:17
  20. 28.
    Dennis J. Frost, "More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan" (Cornell UP, 2021)
    1:45:10
  21. 29.
    Yuen Yuen Ang, "China's Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
    50:58
  22. 30.
    Laura Moretti, "Pleasure in Profit: Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
    55:46
  23. 31.
    Justin O'Connor and Xin Gu, "Red Creative: Culture and Modernity in China" (Intellect Books, 2020)
    38:25
  24. 32.
    Sarah Kovner, "Prisoners of the Empire: Inside Japanese POW Camps" (Harvard UP, 2020)
    49:30
  25. 33.
    Sean R. Roberts, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority" (Princeton UP, 2020)
    1:13:33
  26. 34.
    Simon Wickhamsmith, "Politics and Literature in Mongolia (1921-1948)" (Amsterdam UP, 2020)
    2:12:52
  27. 35.
    Daniel Poch, "Licentious Fictions: Ninjō and the Nineteenth-Century Japanese Novel" (Columbia UP, 2019)
    59:22
  28. 36.
    Tansen Sen and Brian Tsui, "Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s" (Oxford UP, 2020)
    1:07:54
  29. 37.
    Clara Iwasaki, "Rethinking the Modern Chinese Canon: Refractions Across the Transpacific" (Cambria Press, 2020)
    1:24:18
  30. 38.
    James Hadley and Nell Regan, "A Gap in the Clouds: A New Translation of Ogura Hyakunin Isshu" (Dedalus Press, 2020)
    38:09
  31. 39.
    Olga V. Solovieva and Sho Konishi, "Japan's Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm" (Cambria, 2021)
    51:32
  32. 40.
    Erin L. Brightwell, "Reflecting the Past: Place, Language, and Principle in Japan's Medieval Mirror Genre" (Harvard UP, 2020)
    50:23
  33. 41.
    Jie Li, "Utopian Ruins: A Memorial Museum of the Mao Era" (Duke UP, 2020)
    1:17:40
  34. 42.
    Johanna O. Zulueta, "Transnational Identities on Okinawa’s Military Bases: Invisible Armies" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
    51:59
  35. 43.
    Xiaoping Fang, "China's Cholera Pandemic: Restructuring Society Under Mao" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2021)
    53:38
  36. 44.
    Nadine Willems, "Ishikawa Sanshiro's Geographical Imagination" (Leiden UP, 2020)
    1:03:58
  37. 45.
    Winifred Bird, "Eating Wild Japan: Tracking the Culture of Foraged Foods, with a Guide to Plants and Recipes" (Stone Bridge Press, 2021)
    1:40:56
  38. 46.
    Fabio Rambelli, "The Sea and the Sacred in Japan: Aspects of Maritime Religion" (Bloomsbury, 2018)
    1:11:32
  39. 47.
    Suyoung Son, "Writing for Print: Publishing and the Making of Textual Authority in Late Imperial China" (Harvard UP, 2018)
    1:02:19
  40. 48.
    A Roundtable on the History of the Japanese Student Movement: A Discussion with Naoko Koda and Chelsea Szendi Schieder
    1:54:53
  41. 49.
    Ji Zhe et al., "Buddhism after Mao: Negotiations, Continuities, and Reinventions" (U Hawaii Press, 2020)
    1:30:56
  42. 50.
    G. Girard and T. Lockley, "African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan" (Hanover Square Press, 2021)
    48:58

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