Forthcoming Titles in Asian and Asian American Studies, 2018

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through December 2019.

[Ed. Note: Bibliographic data is supplied by publishers and includes anticipated release date, price, and ISBN. Estimated prices and release dates are followed by an “e.” Release dates, prices, and titles are subject to change. This list does not represent titles reviewed in Choice, but many of them will be reviewed throughout the year as they are released.]

Business, Economics & Education

Asian Cultural Flows: Creative Industries, Cultural Policies, and Media Consumers, ed. by Nobuko Kawashima. Springer Singapore, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811001451 $139.00e; ebook ISBN 9789811001475 price not yet set

Best Practice: Management Consulting and the Ethics of Financialization in China, by Kimberly Chong. Duke, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000693 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000884 $25.98e; ebook ISBN 9781478002376 $25.98e

China 101: The events, concepts, practices, and people you need to know. Berkshire Publishing Group, Dec. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781933782973 $39.95

Chinese Consumers: Exploring the World’s Largest Demographic, by Ashok Sethi. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811089916 $109.98e; ebook ISBN 9789811089923 price not yet set

Fabricating Transnational Capitalism: A Collaborative Ethnography of Italian-Chinese Global Fashion, by Lisa Rofel and Sylvia J. Yanagisako. Duke, Jan. 2019e. ISBN 9781478000297 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000457 $28.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002178 $28.94e

The Implications of Brexit for East Asia, ed. by David W.F. Huang and Michael Reilly. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811301841 $119.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811301858 price not yet set

Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific, ed. by Jacques Poot and Matthew Roskruge. Springer Singapore, Nov. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811002298 $129.00e; ebook ISBN 9789811002304 price not yet set

World History Teaching in Asia: A Comparative Survey of History Education and National Trends, ed. by Minamizuka Shingo and Patrick Manning. Berkshire Publishing Group, Apr. 2019e. pbk ISBN 9781614728306 $59.95


Asian American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events, by Jonathan H.X. Lee. Greenwood, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9780313399275 $94.00; ebook ISBN 9780313399282 price not yet set

Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao’s China, by Ning Wang. Cornell, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781501713187 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781501714023 $29.94

Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster, by Arthur A. Hansen. Colorado, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781607328117 $38.00e; pbk ebook ISBN 9781607328124 $30.00e

Baseball and the Occupation of Japan: America’s Pastime as a Tool to Promote Social Values, by Takeshi Tanikawa. McFarland, Sep. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476666440 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781476629612 $65.00

Braided Waters: Environment and Society in Molokai, Hawaii, by Wade Graham. California, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9780520298590 $70.00; ebook ISBN 9780520970656 $70.00

The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler’s Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate, by T. K. Nakagaki. Stone Bridge Press, Sep. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781611720457 $18.95

China’s New Silk Roads: A Historical and Cultural Guide to the Belt and Road Initiative. Berkshire Publishing Group, Feb. 2019e. pbk ISBN 9781614728313 $39.95

The Concept of Bharatavarsha and Other Essays, by B. D. Chattopadhyaya. SUNY, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781438471754 $85.00

Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in New York City, 1867–1930s, by Daniel Inouye. Colorado, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781607327929 $49.00e; ebook ISBN 9781607327936 $39.00e

Found in Transition: Hong Kong Studies in the Age of China, by Yiu-Wai Chu. SUNY, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781438471693 $90.00

Nation-Empire: Ideology and Rural Youth Mobilization in Japan and Its Colonies, by Sayaka Chatani. Cornell, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781501730757 $55.00; ebook ISBN 9781501730771 $55.00

No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Man-Eater in History, by Dane Huckelbridge. William Morrow, Apr. 2019. ISBN 9780062678843 $26.98; ebook ISBN 9780062678874 $21.98

Remaking the Chinese Empire: Manchu-Korean Relations, 1616–1911, by Yuanchong Wang. Cornell, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781501730504 $55.00; ebook ISBN 9781501730528 $55.00

Road to Disaster: A New History of America’s Descent into Vietnam, by Brian VanDeMark. Custom House, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9780062449740 $32.99; ebook ISBN 9780062449764 $25.98

Sons of Sarasvati: Late Exemplars of the Indian Intellectual Tradition, by Chinya V. Ravishankar. SUNY, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781438471839 $85.00

To Build as well as Destroy: American Nation Building in South Vietnam, by Andrew Gawthorpe. Cornell, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781501712807 $45.00; ebook ISBN 9781501712098 $45.00

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–1975, by Max Hastings. Harper, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9780062405661 $37.50; ebook ISBN 9780062405692 $29.98

Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan, by Eiko Maruko Siniawer. Cornell, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9781501725845 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9781501725869 $49.95


Asian Cuisines: Food Culture from East Asia to Turkey and Afghanistan, by E. N. Anderson et al. Berkshire Publishing Group, Oct. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781614720300 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781614728467 $29.94e

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines, ed. by Sidney Cheung et al. Berkshire Publishing Group, Dec. 2019e. ISBN 9781614729020 $895.00

Fundamentals of Chinese History and Culture. Berkshire Publishing Group, Feb. 2019e. pbk ISBN 9781614729730 $39.95

Mafia Raj, by Lucia Michelutti et al. Stanford, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781503606388 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503607316 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781503607323 $29.94

Recipes from the Garden of Contentment:Yuan Mei’s Manual of Gastronomy, by Yuan Mei, ed. by Sean J. S. Chen (Translator). Berkshire Publishing Group, Aug. 2018e. ISBN 9781614728450 $105.00e; pbk ISBN 9781614728528 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781614728511 price not yet set

Language & Literature

Becoming a Dragon: Forty Chinese Proverbs for Lifelong Learning and Classroom Study, by Haiwang Yuan. Berkshire Publishing Group, Sep. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781614720393 $15.94

Easy and Fun Hiragana: First Steps to Basic Japanese Writing, by Kiyomi Ogawa, ed. by Orrin Cummins. Stone Bridge Press, Oct. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781611720471 $16.94

Easy and Fun Katakana: Basic Japanese Writing for Loanwords and Emphasis, by Kiyomi Ogawa, ed. by Orrin Cummins. Stone Bridge Press, Oct. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781611720488 $16.94

The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me, by Janet Pocorobba. Stone Bridge Press, Mar. 2019e. pbk ISBN 9781611720464 $16.94

Ideology and Utopia in China’s New Wave Cinema: Globalization and Its Chinese Discontents, by Xiaoping Wang. Palgrave Macmillan, Oct. 2018. pbk ISBN 9783319911397 $84.98e; ebook ISBN 9783319911403 price not yet set

A Shameful Life: (Ningen Shikkaku), by Osamu Dazai, ed. by Mark Gibeau (translator). Stone Bridge Press, Nov. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781611720440 $14.94; ebook ISBN price not yet set

Performing & Visual Arts

Mughal Occidentalism: Artistic Encounters between Europe and Asia at the Courts of India, 1580–1630, by Mika Natif. Brill, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9789004371095 $118.00; ebook ISBN 9789004374997 $104.00

South Korean Film: Critical and Primary Sources, ed. by Hyon Joo Yoo. Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 2019e. ISBN 9781501322617 $600.00

Trans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technologies in Movement, by Jian Neo Chen. Duke, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000662 $89.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000877 $23.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002338 $23.94e

Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity, by Dorinne Kondo. Duke, Dec. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000730 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000945 $27.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002420 $27.94e

Philosophy & Religion

Atlas of Religion in China: Social and Geographical Contexts, by Fenggang Yang. Brill, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9789004358850 $275.00; ebook ISBN 9789004369900 $251.00

Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World, by Khairudin Aljunied. Cornell, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781501724572 $23.94; ebook ISBN 9781501724596 $23.94

Inoue Enryo: A Philosophical Portrait, by Rainer Schulzer. SUNY, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781438471877 $90.00

The Minority Experience: Navigating Emotional and Organizational Realities, by Adrian Pei. InterVarsity Press, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9780830845484 $17.00

The Sound of Vultures’ Wings: The Tibetan Buddhist Chod Ritual Practice of the Female Buddha Machik Labdron, by Jeffrey W. Cupchik. SUNY, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9781438464411 $95.00

Sufism in Central Asia: New Perspectives on Sufi Traditions, 15th–21st Centuries, by Devin DeWeese and Jo-Ann Gross. Brill, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9789004367876 $126.00; ebook ISBN 9789004373075 $114.00

Political Science & Law

China’s Selective Identities: State, Ideology and Culture, by Dominik Mierzejewski and Bartosz Kowalski. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811301636 $89.98e; ebook ISBN 9789811301643 price not yet set

China’s State Enterprises: Changing Role in a Rapidly Transforming Economy, by Ran Li and Kee Cheok Cheong. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811301759 $89.98e; ebook ISBN 9789811301766 price not yet set

Chinese Governance. Berkshire Publishing Group, Nov. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781614729419 $39.95

Congress and Diaspora Politics: The Influence of Ethnic and Foreign Lobbying, ed. by James A. Thurber et al. SUNY, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781438470870 $90.00

Dark Pasts: Changing the State’s Story in Turkey and Japan, by Jennifer M. Dixon. Cornell, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781501730245 $55.00; ebook ISBN 9781501730269 $55.00

Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar, by Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung. Wisconsin, Jan. 2019. ISBN 9780299320607 $79.95; ebook ISBN 9780299320638 $99.95

Japan and Asia’s Contested Order: The Interplay of Security, Economics, and Identity, ed. by T. J. Pempel and Yul Sohn. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811302558 $139.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811302565 price not yet set

The Last Days of the Mekong, by Brian Eyler. Zed Books, Feb. 2019. ISBN 9781783607204 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781783607198 $24.98; ebook ISBN 9781783607211 $95.00

The New China-Russia Alignment: Critical Challenges to U.S. Security, by Richard Weitz. Praeger, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781440847363 $75.00; ebook ISBN 9781440847370 price not yet set

A New Era: China’s Economy Globalizes, ed. by Chaoyang Wang and Dexu He. Palgrave Macmillan, Dec. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811083563 $149.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811083570

Peacebuilding in the Asia-Pacific, ed. by Carmela Lutmar and James Ockey. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9783319785943 $129.00e; ebook ISBN 9783319785950 price not yet set

Security in Asia Pacific: The Dynamics of Alignment, by Thomas S. Wilkins. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Dec. 2018e. ISBN 9781626377455 $76.50

The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia, by Robyn Klingler-Vidra. Cornell, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781501723377 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9781501723391 $49.95

Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology

Anthropogenic Rivers: The Production of Uncertainty in Lao Hydropower, by Jerome Whitington. Cornell, Jan. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781501730917 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781501730931 $29.94

Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built, by Jessica Marie Falcone. Cornell, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781501723483 $23.94; ebook ISBN 9781501723490 $23.94

Currencies of Imagination: Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam, by Ivan V. Small. Cornell, Jan. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781501716881 $27.94; ebook ISBN 9781501716898 $27.94

‘Difficult Heritage’ in Nation Building: South Korea and Post-Conflict Japanese Colonial Occupation Architecture, by Hyun Kyung Lee. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9783319663371 $99.98e; ebook ISBN 9783319663388 price not yet set

More than Words: Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali, by Richard Fox. Cornell, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781501725357 $27.94; ebook ISBN 9781501725371 $27.94

Pop City: Korean Popular Culture and the Selling of Place, by Youjeong Oh. Cornell, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781501730719 $42.95; ebook ISBN 9781501730740 $42.95

Race and Rurality in the Global Economy, by Michaeline A. Crichlow et al. SUNY, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9781438471310 $90.00

Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation: On the Social and Psychic Lives of Asian Americans, by David L. Eng and Shinhee Han. Duke, Jan. 2019e. ISBN 9781478001256 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478001607 $24.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002680 $24.94e

Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora, by Gayatri Gopinath. Duke, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000280 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000358 $25.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002161 $25.94

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai, by Chow Yiu Fai. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9783319768977 $99.98e; ebook ISBN 9783319768984 price not yet set

China and Israel: Jews, Chinese, Jerusalem, Beijing (1890–2018), by Aron Shai. Academic Studies Press, Dec. 2018e. Price and ISBN not yet set

In Sickness and in Wealth: Migration, Gendered Morality, and Central Java, by Carol Chan. Indiana, Sep. 2018. ISBN 253978037022 $75.00; pbk ISBN 253978037060 $35.00; ebook ISBN 253978037053 $34.99

Understanding Social Dynamics in South Asia: Understanding Social Dynamics in South Asia, ed. by Partha Nath Mukherji, N. Jayaram, and Bhola Nath Ghosh. Springer Singapore, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9789811303869 $139.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811303876 price not yet set