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Book Announcement: Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard by an Edo Samurai

The translators and editors are delighted to announce the publication from Columbia University Press of Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard by an Edo Samurai, translated by Mark Teeuwen, Kate Wildman Nakai, Miyazaki Fumiko, Anne Walthall, and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA Author: Robert Ji-Song KU 296pp. December 2013 Cloth – Price: $42.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3921-5 California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what Robert Ji-Song … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference 2012

2012 Theme: Economic Integration, Historical Perspectives from Europe and the Asia-Pacific region Dates and place: 16-18 February 2012, Canberra (Australia) Venue: Australian National University Organisation: Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference website: http://apebh2012.wordpress.com/ Call for Papers Papers … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown Cultivating Commons challenges the common understanding of Japanese economic and social history by uncovering diverse landholding practices in early modern Japan. In this first extended treatment of multiple systems of farm­land ownership, Philip Brown argues that it … Continue reading

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Website announcement: Visualizing Cultures – Image-Driven Scholarship

A new spectacular resource for historical and artistic scholarship, MIT’s Visualizing Cultures presents a multimedia approach to looking at Asian history and international social and cultural relations. We have a lengthy description here, but you can also check out the … Continue reading

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