Forthcoming Titles in Asian and Asian American Studies, 2019

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through August 2020.

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[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

China and East Asian Economic Integration, by Sarah Y. Tong and Tuan Yuen Kong. World Scientific Publishing, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789811200311 $68.00

China’s Belt and Road Initiative and RMB Internationalization, by Gang Meng and Zheneng Wu. World Scientific Publishing, Nov. 2019. ISBN 9789813278899 $118.00

Environmental Economics Research and China’s Green Development Strategy, by Youguo Zhang. World Scientific Publishing, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789811202902 $128.00

Labor Income Share in Asia: Conceptual Issues and the Drivers, ed. by Gary Fields. Springer, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789811378027 $119.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811378034 Price not yet set

Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific, ed. by Jacques Poot. Springer, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9789811002298 $129.00e; ebook ISBN 9789811002304 Price not yet set

Radical Economic Transformation: Lessons from the East Asian Tigers, by William Gumede. Penguin Random House South Africa, Nov. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781776093502 $21.00

Rising Asia and American Hegemony: Case of Competitive Firms from Four Leading Nations, ed. by Paul Hong. Springer, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9789811376344 $109.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811376351 Price not yet set

Singapore Perspectives: Singapore. World, by Ariel Tan, Andrew Lim, and Rachel Hau. World Scientific Publishing, Oct. 2019. pbk ISBN 9789811204784 $38.00

The Transformation of China’s Economic Development, by Wandong Yang et al. World Scientific Publishing, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789811201677 $108.00


Across the Great Divide: The Sent-down Youth Movement in Mao’s China, 1968–1980, by Emily Honig and Xiaojian Zhao. Cambridge, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781108498739 $99.99; pbk ISBN 9781108712491 $34.99

Boundaries of Belonging: Localities, Citizenship and Rights in India and Pakistan, by Sarah Ansari and William Gould. Cambridge, Dec. 2019e. ISBN 9781107196056 $99.99

The Boundless Sea: Self and History, by Gary Y. Okihiro. California, Oct. 2019. pbk ISBN 9780520309654 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780520973886 $34.95

Building Ho’s Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam, by Xiaobing Li. Kentucky, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9780813177946 $50.00; ebook ISBN 9780813177960 $50.00

The Cambridge History of China: Volume 2. The Six Dynasties, 220–581, ed. by Albert E. Dien and Keith Knapp. Vol. 2. Cambridge, Jan. 2020e. ISBN 9781107020771 $155.00

Civil War in Tajikistan, by Iraj Bashiri. Academic Studies Press, Apr. 2020e. ISBN not yet set $109.00e; ebook ISBN not yet set $129.00e

The Complete Lives of Camp People: Colonialism, Fascism, Concentrated Modernity, by Rudolf Mrázek. Duke, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9781478005773 $114.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006671 $30.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007364 $30.95

Documents of Japanese American Internment, by Linda L. Ivey and Kevin W. Kaatz. ABC-CLIO, Apr. 2020. ISBN 1440853894 $94.00e; ebook ISBN 1440853908 $94.00

The Ebb and Flow of Chinese Petroleum: A Story Told by a Witness, by Mao Huahe, ed. by Mao Yiran and Thomas M. Seay. Brill, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789004402720 $192.00; ebook ISBN 9789004402737 $192.00

Fifty Years in the Karen Revolution in Burma: The Soldier and the Teacher, by Saw Ralph and Naw Sheera, ed. by Stephanie Olinga-Shannon. Cornell, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781501746949 $23.95; ebook ISBN 9781501746963 $11.99

Financial Stabilization in Meiji Japan: The Impact of the Matsukata Reform, by Steven J. Ericson. Cornell, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9781501746918 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9781501746932 $24.99

Forty-Seven Samurai: A Tale of Vengeance and Suicide in Haiku and Letters, by Hiroaki Sato. Stone Bridge Press, Nov. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781611720549 $19.95; ebook price and ISBN not yet set

The Grand Scribe’s Records: The Memoirs of Han China, Part IV, by Ssu-ma Ch’ien, ed. by William H. Nienhauser, Jr. Volume XI. Indiana, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9780253046109 $60.00

The Great Agrarian Conquest: The Colonial Reshaping of a Rural World, by Neeladri Bhattacharya. SUNY, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781438477398 $100.00

The History of China, by David Curtis Wright. Greenwood, Dec. 2019. ISBN 1440874395 $63.00; ebook ISBN 1440874409 $63.00

The History of Taiwan, by Xiaobing Li. Greenwood, Sep. 2019. ISBN 1440861250 $63.00; ebook ISBN 1440861269 $63.00

The History of the Philippines, by Kathleen Nadeau. Greenwood, Aug. 2020. ISBN 1440873585 $63.00; ebook ISBN 1440873593 $63.00

Imperial Creatures: Humans and Other Animals in Colonial Singapore, 1819–1942, by Timothy P. Barnard. National University of Singapore Press, Nov. 2019. pbk ISBN 9789813250871 $34.00

In the Shadow of the Mongol Empire: Ming China and Eurasia, by David Robinson. Cambridge, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781108482448 $99.99

Japan Runs Wild, 1942–1943, by Peter Harmsen. Vol. 2. Casemate, Nov. 2019. ISBN 9781612006253 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9781612006260 $20.95 

Mass Vaccination: Citizens’ Bodies and State Power in Modern China, by Mary Augusta Brazelton. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501739989 $47.95; ebook ISBN 9781501740008 $23.99

Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War, by Taomo Zhou. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501739934 $43.95; ebook ISBN 9781501739958 $21.99

Paradise Afire Volume 2: The Sri Lankan War, 1987–1990, by Adrien Fontanellaz. Vol. 2. Helion and Company, Sep. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781912866304 $29.95

Philippine Sanctuary: A Holocaust Odyssey, by Bonnie M. Harris. Wisconsin, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9780299324605 $79.95

Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia, by Stefan Eklöf Amirell. Cambridge, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781108484213 $99.99

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai’i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case, by Jonathan Y. Okamura. Illinois, Sep. 2019e. ISBN 9780252042607 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084430 $27.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051449 Price not yet set

The Republic of Vietnam, 1955–1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building, ed. by Tuong Vu and Sean Fear. Cornell, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9781501745126 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501745133 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781501745157 $11.99

Resistance at the Edge of Empires: The Archaeology and History of the Bannu Basin (Pakistan) from 1000 BC to AD 1200, by C.A. Petrie and Peter Magee. Oxbow Books, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781785703034 $80.00

Rise of the Brao: Ethnic Minorities during the Vietnamese Occupation of Northeastern Cambodia, by Ian G. Baird. Wisconsin, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9780299326104 $79.95 

Southeast Asia after the Cold War: A Contemporary History, by Ang Cheng Guan. National University of Singapore Press, Sep. 2019. pbk ISBN 9789813250789 $30.00

Tanaka 1587: Japan’s Greatest Unknown Samurai Battle, by Stephen Turnbull. Helion and Company, Oct. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781912866496 $32.95

The Technical History of China’s Grand Canal, by Xuming Tan. World Scientific Publishing, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781945552038 $118.00

Tokyo: Geography, History, and Culture, by Louis G. Perez. ABC-CLIO, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781440864940 $61.00e

The Worlds of the Indian Ocean: A Global History, by Philippe Beaujard. Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Cambridge, Dec. 2019e. ISBN 9781108341271 $240.00

Humanities (General)

Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America, ed. by Chelsea Rose and J. Ryan Kennedy. Florida, Mar. 2020e. ISBN not yet set $95.00

Coeds Ruining the Nation, by Julia Bullock. Michigan, Sep. 2019e. ISBN 9780472074174 $70.00; pbk ISBN 9780472054176 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780472125593 $24.95

Food Cultures of Japan: Recipes, Customs, and Issues, by Jeanne Jacob. Greenwood, Jun. 2020. ISBN not yet set $61.00; ebook ISBN not yet set $61.00

Overcoming Modernity: East Asian Community and the Kyoto School, by Naoki Sakai and Jun’ichi Isomae. World Scientific Publishing, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9789814317320 $156.00

Language & Literature

Asian American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. by Keith Lawrence. Greenwood, Mar. 2020. ISBN 1440872880 $94.00e; ebook ISBN 1440872899 $94.00

A Billion Voices: Languages and Peoples of China, by William S-Y Wang. World Scientific Publishing, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9789814287722 $62.00

The State of Race: Asian/American Fiction after World War II, by Sze Wei Ang. SUNY, Jul. 2019. ISBN 9781438475011 $95.00

The World I Leave You: Asian American Poets on Faith & Spirit, ed. by Leah Silvieus and Lee Herrick. Orison Books, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781949039054 $20.00

Performing & Visual Arts

A Fragile Inheritance: Radical Stakes in Contemporary Indian Art, by Saloni Mathur. Duke, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781478001867 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9781478003014 $25.95; ebook ISBN 9781478003380 $25.95

Gamelan Girls: Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles, by Sonja Lynn Downing. Illinois, Oct. 2019e. ISBN 9780252042713 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084553 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252051579 Price not yet set

A Guru’s Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora, by Sarah Morelli. Illinois, Nov. 2019. ISBN 9780252042867 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084683 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252051722 Price not yet set

Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting, ed. by Julia M White. California, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9780520304475 $60.00

Jingdezhen to the World: The Lurie Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain from the Late Ming Dynasty, by Teresa Canepa. Paul Holberton/Ad Ilissum, Nov. 2019. ISBN 9781912168095 $120.00

Modern Nomads, Mobile Homes: Contemporary Art of Mongolia, by Tsultemin Uranchimeg. Academic Studies Press, May. 2020e. ISBN not yet set $109.00e; ebook ISBN not yet set $129.00e

Rediscovering Korean Cinema, by Sangjoon Lee. Michigan, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9780472074297 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9780472054299 $44.95; ebook ISBN 9780472126095 $44.95

Where Histories Reside: India as Filmed Space, by Priya Jaikumar. Duke, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781478004127 $114.95; pbk ISBN 9781478004752 $30.95; ebook ISBN 9781478005599 $30.95

Philosophy & Religion

Buddhisms in Asia: Traditions, Transmissions, and Transformations, ed. by Nicholas S. Brasovan and Micheline M. Soong. SUNY, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781438475851 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781438475844 $29.95

Buddhist Apologetics in East Asia: Countering the Neo-Confucian Critiques in the Hufa Lun and the Yusŏk Chirŭi Non, by Uri Kaplan. Brill, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789004405332 $149.00; ebook ISBN 9789004407886 $149.00

Buddhist Path, Buddhist Teachings: Studies in Memory of L.S. Cousins, ed. by Naomi Appleton and Peter Harvey. Equinox Publishing, Oct. 2019e. ISBN 9781781796375 $100.00 

The Compassionate Bodhisattva, by Dr. Sofia Sundström. Sidestone Press, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789088906183 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9789088906176 $30.00

Critical Readings on Pure Land Buddhism in Japan: Volume 1, ed. by Galen Amstutz. Brill, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789004401372 $238.00; ebook ISBN 9789004401501 $238.00

Critical Readings on Pure Land Buddhism in Japan: Volume 2, ed. by Galen Amstutz. Vol. 2. Brill, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9789004401389 $238.00; ebook ISBN 9789004401518 $238.00

Critical Readings on Pure Land Buddhism in Japan: Volume 3, ed. by Galen Amstutz. Vol. 3. Brill, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9789004401396 $238.00; ebook ISBN 9789004401525 $238.00

Divining with Achi and Tārā: Comparative Remarks on Tibetan Dice and Mālā Divination: Tools, Poetry, Structures, and Ritual Dimensions, by Jan-Ulrich Sobisch. Brill, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789004401952 $119.00; ebook ISBN 9789004402621 $119.00

Hinduism: Facts and Fictions, by Jeffrey D. Long. ABC-CLIO, Jan. 2020. ISBN 1440864659 $61.00; ebook ISBN 1440864667 $61.00

The History of Buddhism: Facts and Fictions, by Geoffrey C. Goble. ABC-CLIO, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781440864049 $61.00; ebook ISBN 9781440864056 $61.00

Merleau-Ponty and Nishida: Artistic Expression as Motor-Perceptual Faith, by Adam Loughnane. SUNY, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781438476117 $95.00

The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet, ed. by Michael R. Sheehy and Klaus-Dieter Mathes. SUNY, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781438477572 $100.00

Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand, by Felicity Aulino. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501739729 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501739736 $22.95; ebook ISBN 9781501739750 $10.99

Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism, by Sara E. Lewis. Cornell, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781501715341 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501715358 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781501712203 $11.99

Word, Chant, and Song: Spiritual Transformation in Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Sikhism, by Harold Coward. SUNY, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781438475752 $90.00

Political Science & Law

Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia, ed. by Thushara Dibley and Michele Ford. Cornell, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781501742477 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501742484 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781501748301 $11.99

A Critical Decade: China’s Foreign Policy (2008–2018), by Zhiqun Zhu. World Scientific Publishing, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9789811200779 $98.00

Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand, by Duncan McCargo. Cornell, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9780801449994 $42.95; ebook ISBN 9781501712227 $20.99

The Great State: China in the World, by Timothy Brook. Harper, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780062950987 $29.99; ebook ISBN 9780062951007 $12.99

The Political Logics of Anticorruption Efforts in Asia, ed. by Cheng Chen and Meredith L. Weiss. SUNY, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781438477152 $95.00

Rebel Politics: A Political Sociology of Armed Struggle in Myanmar’s Borderlands, by David Brenner. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501740084 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501740091 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781501740114 $11.99

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan, by Jeffrey T. Martin. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501740046 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501740053 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781501740077 $11.99

US vs China: From Trade War to Reciprocal Deal, by Thomas Weir Pauken II. World Scientific Publishing, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9789811204142 $45.00

Vietnam’s Strategic Thinking during the Third Indochina War, by Kosal Path. Wisconsin, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9780299322700 $79.95

Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology

Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society, 3v, ed. by Xinyue Ye and Chandana Mitra. ABC-CLIO, May. 2020. ISBN 9781440850554 $325.00; ebook ISBN 9781440850561 $325.00

Beijing: Geography, History, and Culture, by Qian Guo. ABC-CLIO, Mar. 2020. ISBN 1440868042 $61.00; ebook ISBN 1440868050 $61.00

Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws, by Ashwini Tambe. Illinois, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9780252042720 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084560 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051586 Price not yet set

Ethnography #9, by Alan Klima. Duke, Nov. 2019. ISBN 9781478005445 $94.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006213 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007111 $24.95

Hard at Work: Life in Singapore, by Gerard Sasges and Ng Shi Wen. National University of Singapore Press, Oct. 2019. pbk ISBN 9789813250505 $32.00

Hematologies: The Political Life of Blood in India, by Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee. Cornell, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781501745096 $42.95; ebook ISBN 9781501745119 $20.99

Herbs and Roots: A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace, by Tamara Venit Shelton. Yale, Nov. 2019e. ISBN 9780300243611 $37.50; ebook ISBN 9780300249408 $37.50

A History of Discriminated Buraku Communities in Japan, by Teraki Nobuaki and Kurokawa Midori. Renaissance Books, Aug. 2019e. ISBN 9781898823964 $75.00

Invisibility by Design: Women and Labor in Japan’s Digital Economy, by Gabriella Lukács. Duke, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9781478005810 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006480 $26.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007180 $26.95

Modern India, by John McLeod. ABC-CLIO, Dec. 2019. ISBN not yet set $97.00; ebook ISBN not yet set $97.00

Modern Japan, by James A. Wren. ABC-CLIO, Mar. 2020. ISBN 1440844089 $94.00; ebook ISBN 1440844097 $94.00

Modern Philippines, by Patricio N. Abinales. ABC-CLIO, Jan. 2020. ISBN not yet set $97.00; ebook ISBN not yet set $97.00

Negative Exposures: Knowing What Not to Know in Contemporary China, by Margaret Hillenbrand. Duke, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9781478006190 $104.95; pbk ISBN 9781478008002 $28.95; ebook ISBN 9781478009047 $28.95

The Ocean in the School: An Account of University Transformation by Pacific Islander Students and Their Allies, by Rick Bonus. Duke, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781478006046 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006725 $26.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007425 $26.95

Otaku and the Struggle for Imagination in Japan, by Patrick W. Galbraith. Duke, Dec. 2019. ISBN 9781478005094 $104.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006299 $28.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007012 $28.95

Storytime in India: Wedding Songs, Victorian Tales, and the Ethnographic Experience, by Helen Priscilla Myers and Umesh Chandra Pandey. Indiana, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9780253041623 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780253041630 $45.00; ebook ISBN 9780253041654 $44.99

Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement, ed. by Ching Kwan Lee and Ming Sing. Cornell, Nov. 2019. pbk ISBN 9781501746949 $23.95; ebook ISBN 9781501746963 $11.99

Social & Behavioral Sciences (General)

Avian Reservoirs: Virus Hunters and Birdwatchers in Chinese Sentinels Posts, by Frédéric Keck. Duke, Jan. 2020e. ISBN 9781478006138 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9781478006985 $25.95; ebook ISBN 9781478007555 $25.95

A Century of Jewish Life in Shanghai, ed. by Steve Hochstadt. Touro, Mar. 2020e. ISBN not yet set $119.00e; ebook ISBN not yet set $139.00e

Demanding Images: Democracy, Mediation, and the Image-Event in Indonesia, by Karen Strassler. Duke, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781478004080 $109.95; pbk ISBN 9781478004691 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781478005544 $24.95

Driving toward Modernity: Cars and the Lives of the Middle Class in Contemporary China, by Jun Zhang. Cornell, Oct. 2019. ISBN 9781501738395 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781501738401 $23.95; ebook ISBN 9781501738425 $12.99

Handbook of Giftedness and Talent Development in the Asia-Pacific, ed. by Susen Smith. Springer, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9789811330407 $349.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811330414 $349.99e

The Politics of People: Protest Cultures in China, by Shih-Diing Liu. SUNY, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781438476216 $95.00

Queer Korea, by Todd A Henry. Duke, Jan. 2020. ISBN 9781478001928 $109.95; pbk ISBN 9781478002901 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781478003366 $29.95

Trans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technologies in Movement, by Jian Neo Chen. Duke, Sep. 2019. ISBN 9781478000662 $89.95; pbk ISBN 9781478000877 $23.95; ebook ISBN 9781478002338 $23.95

The Transcultural Streams of Chinese Canadian Identities, ed. by Jessica Tsui-Yan Li. McGill-Queen’s, Oct. 2019e. ISBN 9780773556843 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780773556850 $34.95