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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

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

Guobin Yang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231149648
eISBN:
9780231520485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Raised to be “flowers of the nation,” the first generation born after the founding of the People’s Republic of China was united in its political outlook and at first embraced the Cultural Revolution ... 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 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

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

Marching Through SufferingLoss and Survival in North Korea

Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea

Sandra Fahy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171342
eISBN:
9780231538947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171342.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents a personal portrait of the ravages of famine and totalitarian politics in modern North Korea since the 1990s. Featuring interviews with more than thirty North Koreans who defected ... More

Manchu Princess, Japanese SpyThe Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army

Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army

Phyllis Birnbaum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152181
eISBN:
9780231526340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152181.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Aisin Gioro Xianyu (1907–1948) was the fourteenth daughter of a Manchu prince and a legendary figure in China's bloody struggle with Japan. After the fall of the Manchu Qing dynasty in 1912, Xianyu's ... 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

Memories of Mount QilaiThe Education of a Young Poet

Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Mu Yang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan, and its mountains, especially Mount Qilai, were deeply inspirational for the young poet who is the author of this book. A place of immense natural ... More

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