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Samurai with Telephones

Anachronism in Japanese Literature

What anachronisms reveal about historical narratives through Early Modern and Modern Japanese cultural products

Learning to Love

Intimacy and the Discourse of Development in China

Understanding generational trauma through a method of self-care

Revolutionary Stagecraft

Theater, Technology, and Politics in Modern China

Reveals the deep entanglement of technological modernization, political agendas, and the performing arts in modern China

Revolutionary Stagecraft

Theater, Technology, and Politics in Modern China

Reveals the deep entanglement of technological modernization, political agendas, and the performing arts in modern China

Disorienting Politics

Chimerican Media and Transpacific Entanglements

Understanding Chimerican entanglements through 21st-century media

Transnational Philippines

Cultural Encounters in Philippine Literature in Spanish

A study of Philippine literary production that attempts to break the nation’s isolation from broader Spanish literature

Seeking a Future for the Past

Space, Power, and Heritage in a Chinese City

An ethnography that illuminates the political economy of urbanization in contemporary China

Seeds of Mobilization

The Authoritarian Roots of South Korea's Democracy

Examines the roles of industrialization and tertiary education in Korea’s nonlinear path to democracy

China as Number One?

The Emerging Values of a Rising Power

Examining the contemporary rise in China’s political, economic, and military power through the opinions of its citizens

Paris and the Art of Transposition

Early Twentieth Century Sino-French Encounters

How Chinese artists created a transnational imaginary

Cosmopolitan Love

Utopian Vision in D. H. Lawrence and Eileen Chang

Analyzes the writing of D. H. Lawrence and Eileen Chang to envision how love crosses cultural boundaries

Poetry, History, Memory

Wang Jingwei and China in Dark Times

The first comprehensive biography of  Wang Jingwei, a poet, politician, and the most controversial figure in modern Chinese history

Realisms in East Asian Performance

Essays by leading scholars expand understandings of theatrical realism through East Asian performances across premodern, modern, and contemporary periods

The Time of Laughter

Comedy and the Media Cultures of Japan

How laughter shapes contemporary Japanese media

Listening with a Feminist Ear

Soundwork in Bombay Cinema

On the cultural politics and possibilities of sound in cinema

Toward a Gameic World

New Rules of Engagement from Japanese Video Games

Examines the ways in which Japanese video games engage with social issues and national traumas

Where FDI Goes in Decentralized Authoritarian Countries

The Politics of Taiwanese Site Selection for Investment in Mainland China

Explores the conditional effect of fiscal decentralization on FDI inflows at county level in China and explores whether FDI sourced from adversarial states is more dependent upon local government fiscal autonomy than those sourced from the non-adversarial states

Negative, Nonsensical, and Non-Conformist

The Films of Suzuki Seijun

The definitive study of the pathbreaking and controversial Japanese film director who expanded the form, rhetoric, and philosophy of popular genre movies

The Currency of Truth

Newsmaking and the Late-Socialist Imaginaries of China's Digital Era

Explores the complex interpersonal networks and differing ethical standpoints that shape the news in China

Disruptions as Opportunities

Governing Chinese Society with Interactive Authoritarianism

How authoritarian states adapt to new phenomena

Rejuvenating Communism

Youth Organizations and Elite Renewal in Post-Mao China

How the Chinese party-state attracts young officials to renew its elite

How Dark Is My Flower

Yosano Akiko and the Invention of Romantic Love

Explores romantic love in modern Japanese literature through the work of the leading poet in the Myōjō circle

The Three Treasures

A Revised and Illustrated Study and Translation of Minamoto no Tamenori's Sanboe

An updated, augmented, and illustrated study and translation of this landmark collection of Buddhist tales