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The Birth of Vietnamese Political JournalismSaigon, 1916-1930

The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Philippe Peycam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is the first ever English-language study of Vietnam's emerging political press and its resistance to colonialism. Published in the decade that preceded the Communist Party's founding, it ... More

Breaking with the PastThe Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Hans van de Ven

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book describes the role of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, assesses the influence it had on Chinese history and society, and shows how it transformed China's relationship with the world. ... More

The Capitalist UnconsciousFrom Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

Hyun Ok Park

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171922
eISBN:
9780231540513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171922.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The unification of North and South Korea is widely considered an unresolved and volatile matter for the global order, but this book argues capital has already unified Korea in a transnational form. ... More

Chinese History and CultureSeventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Chinese History and CultureSixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Collateral DamageSino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

Nicholas Khoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150781
eISBN:
9780231521635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150781.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Although the Chinese and the Vietnamese were Cold War allies in wars against the French and the Americans, their alliance collapsed and they ultimately fought a war against each other in 1979. More ... More

The Company and the ShogunThe Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Adam Clulow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164283
eISBN:
9780231535731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164283.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Dutch East India Company was a hybrid organization combining the characteristics of both corporation and state that attempted to thrust itself aggressively into an Asian political order in which ... More

DMZ CrossingPerforming Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border

DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border

Suk-Young Kim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164825
eISBN:
9780231537261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164825.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book focuses on a diverse selection of people who have crossed the border between North and South Korea and also assesses the citizenship they acquire based on emotional affiliation rather than ... More

Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Norman Rothschild

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book looks at the reign of Wu Zhao (624–705), better known as Wu Zetian or Empress Wu, the only woman to have ruled China over the course of its 5,000-year history. It asks how she rose to power ... More

An Encouragement of Learning

An Encouragement of Learning

Yukichi Fukuzawa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167147
eISBN:
9780231536615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167147.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The intellectual and social theorist Yukichi Fukuzawa wrote An Encouragement of Learning (1872–1876) as a series of pamphlets while completing his critical masterpiece, An Outline of a Theory of ... 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

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

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160704
eISBN:
9780231537162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160704.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Four hundred years ago, indigenous peoples occupied the vast region that today encompasses Korea, Manchuria, the Mongolian Plateau, and Eastern Siberia. Over time, these populations struggled to ... More

An Imperial Concubine's TaleScandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

An Imperial Concubine's Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

G. Rowley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158541
eISBN:
9780231530873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158541.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japan in the early seventeenth century was a wild place. Serial killers stalked the streets of Kyoto at night, while noblemen and women mingled freely at the imperial palace, drinking saké and ... More

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597-1600The Writings of Kang Hang

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597-1600: The Writings of Kang Hang

JaHyun Kim Haboush and Kenneth Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163705
eISBN:
9780231535113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163705.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

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The Land of the Five FlavorsA Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

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

Thomas Höllmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161862
eISBN:
9780231536547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tracks the growth of food culture in China from its earliest burial rituals to today’s Western fast food restaurants, mapping Chinese cuisine’s geographical variations and local customs, ... More

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