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Eqbal AhmadCritical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Stuart Schaar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Eqbal Ahmad (1930?–1999) was a bold and original activist, journalist, and theorist who brought uncommon perspective to the rise of militant Islam, the conflict in Kashmir, the involvement of the ... More

Exemplary Women of Early ChinaThe Lienü zhuan of Liu Xiang

Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lienü zhuan of Liu Xiang

Anne Behnke Kinney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163095
eISBN:
9780231536080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163095.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In early China, was it correct for a woman to disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the public policy of a son who ruled over a dynasty or state? According to the Lienü zhuan, or ... More

Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Wm. Theodore de Bary (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an essential, all-access guide to the core texts of East Asian civilization and culture. Chapters address frequently read, foundational texts in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and ... More

The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Ishikawa Yoshihiro

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158084
eISBN:
9780231504164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158084.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Official Chinese narratives recounting the rise of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tend to minimize the movement's international associations. Conducting careful readings and translations of ... More

Foundations of the American CenturyThe Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Inderjeet Parmar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book reveals the complex interrelations, shared mindsets and collaborative efforts of influential public and private organizations in the building of American hegemony. It focuses on the ... More

The Freedom SchoolsStudent Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Jon N. Hale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students ... More

Global PopulationHistory, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Alison Bashford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the “population bomb” in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ... More

Grassroots FascismThe War Experience of the Japanese People

Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People

Yoshimi Yoshiaki

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165686
eISBN:
9780231538596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book profiles the Asia Pacific War (1937–1945)—the most important though least understood experience of Japan's modern history—through the lens of ordinary Japanese life. Moving deftly from the ... More

The Great East Asian War and the Birth of the Korean Nation

The Great East Asian War and the Birth of the Korean Nation

JaHyun Kim Haboush

William J. Haboush and Jisoo Kim (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172288
eISBN:
9780231540988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Imjin War (1592–1598) was a grueling conflict that wreaked havoc on the towns and villages of the Korean Peninsula. The involvement of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean forces, not to mention the ... More

The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

J. Charles Schencking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In September 1923, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake devastated eastern Japan, killing more than 120,000 people and leaving two million homeless. This book tells the graphic tale of Tokyo's destruction and ... More

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