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              Books in the Weatherhead Books on Asia series

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              The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai
                

              The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai (Hardback)

              By Bangqing, Han; Translated by Chang, Eileen; Hung, Eva

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              Considered one of the great works of Chinese fiction, this is a story of desire and virtue set in the pleasure quarters of nineteenth-century Shanghai. From beautiful sirens to lower-class prostitutes, from well-respected patrons to repugnant criminals, it reveals the romantic ga ...

              ISBN 9780231122689
              Published 12 August 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Weatherhead Books on Asia
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              Humans, Beasts, and Ghosts: Stories and Essays
               

              Humans, Beasts, and Ghosts: Stories and Essays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zhongshu, Qian; Edited by Rea, Christopher G.; With Hu, Dennis T.; Mao, Nathan K.; Mao, Yiran

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              This book brings together the essay collection Written in the margins of life (Xie zai ren sheng bian shang) and the short story collection Human, beast, ghost (Ren shou gui).

              ISBN 9780231152754
              Published 15 November 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Meeting with My Brother: A Novella
               

              Meeting with My Brother: A Novella (Hardback)

              By Mun-yol, Yi; Translated by Fenkl, Heinz

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              Yi Mun-yol's Meeting with My Brother is a sobering yet hopeful depiction of the volatile relationship between the divided Koreas. Yi, the narrator, is a South Korean university professor searching for his father, who defected to the North at the outbreak of war. Instead he finds ...

              ISBN 9780231178648
              Published 15 February 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Loud Sparrows: Contemporary Chinese Short-Shorts
               

              Loud Sparrows: Contemporary Chinese Short-Shorts (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Mu, Aili; Chiu, Julie; Goldblatt, Howard; Preface by Bei Dao, Bei

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              A collection of ninety-one short-shorts, which range from the mundane to the sublime and illuminate various things from humanist ideals to traditional virtues to the material benefits of a commercialized society.

              ISBN 9780231138499
              Published 15 February 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              There a Petal Silently Falls: Three Stories by Ch'oe Yun
               

              There a Petal Silently Falls: Three Stories by Ch'oe Yun (Hardback)

              By Yun, Ch'oe; Translated by Fulton, Bruce; Fulton, Ju-Chan

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              Inspired by the Kwangju Massacre of 1980, in which 2,000 civilians were killed for protesting the government's military rule, this novella recounts the wanderings of a girl traumatized by her mother's murder and exemplifies the injustice of state-sanctioned violence against women ...

              ISBN 9780231142960
              Published 15 May 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo

              The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abe, Kobo; Translated by Calichman, Richard

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              Abe Kobo (1924-1993) was one of Japan's greatest postwar writers, widely recognized for his imaginative science fiction and plays of the absurd. However, he also wrote theoretical criticism for which he is lesser known, merging literary, historical, and philosophical perspectives ...

              ISBN 9780231163873
              Published 15 October 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi
               

              What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Yoshimi, Takeuchi; Translated by Calichman, Richard

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              Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers in Japanese postwar intellectual history, Takeuchi Yoshimi questioned the very nature of thought, emphasizing that thinking is less a subjective act than an opening to alterity.

              ISBN 9780231133272
              Published 15 February 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Overcoming Modernity: Cultural Identity in Wartime Japan
               

              Overcoming Modernity: Cultural Identity in Wartime Japan (Hardback)

              Edited by Calichman, Richard

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              In the summer of 1942, Japan's leading cultural authorities gathered in Tokyo to discuss the massive cultural, technological, and intellectual changes that had transformed Japan since the Meiji period. This book presents the English translation of the symposium proceedings.

              ISBN 9780231143967
              Published 15 January 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory
               

              The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Liu, Lydia H.; Karl, Rebecca E.; Ko, Dorothy

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              He-Yin Zhen (1886--1920) was a female theorist who played a central role in the birth of Chinese feminism. Editor of a prominent feminist-anarchist journal in the early twentieth century and exponent of a particularly incisive analysis of China and the world. Unlike her contempor ...

              ISBN 9780231162913
              Published 15 March 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Blue Wolf: A Novel of the Life of Chinggis Khan
               

              The Blue Wolf: A Novel of the Life of Chinggis Khan (Hardback)

              Translated by Fogel, Joshua A.; By Yasushi, Professor Inoue

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              Inoue Yasushi was a prolific Japanese writer best known for his sweeping historical epics. In The Blue Wolf, the novelist imagines the life of Chinggis Khan, the famed warrior who established the Mongol nation and conquered nearly all of Asia. Inoue probes the darkest corners of ...

              ISBN 9780231146166
              Published 15 October 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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