Forthcoming Titles in Asian & Asian American Studies, 2023

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through December 2024.

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Business, Economics & Education

China’s Blue Economy, by Kathleen Walsh. Taylor & Francis Group, Apr. 2024e. ISBN 9781032499352 $130.00e

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East Asian Ethical Life and Socio-economic Transformation, by Carsten Herrmann-Pillath. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2024e. ISBN 9781032484983 $160.00e

The Road towards Common Prosperity, ed. by Eveline Buchheim and Jennifer Coates. Springer Nature, Sep. 2024e. ISBN 9789811996641 $139.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811996658 price not yet set

Women’s Empowerment and Non-Governmental Public Action in South Asia, ed. by Asok Kumar Sarkar and Satyajit Das Gupta. Palgrave Macmillan, Sep. 2023e. ISBN not yet set $139.99e; ebook ISBN 9789811675386 price not yet set


The Archival Afterlives of Philippine Cinema, by Bliss Cua Lim. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478021001 $114.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025733 $30.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027867 $114.95e

Armies and Wars of the French East India Companies 1664–1770: European, Asian and African Soldiers in India, Africa, the Far East and Louisiana, by René Chartrand. Helion and Company, Sep. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781804513408 $49.95

The Army of the Manchu Empire: The Conquest Army and the Imperial Army of Qing China, 1600–1727, by Michael Fredholm von Essen. Helion and Company, Dec. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781804513477 $49.95

Birth of the Geopolitical Age: Global Frontiers and the Making of Modern China, by Shellen Xiao Wu. Stanford, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781503636415 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781503636842 $32.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Bundok: A Hinterland History of Filipino America, by Adrian De Leon. North Carolina, Dec. 2023. ISBN 9781469676470 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469676487 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781469676494 $22.99

The Competitive Dynamics of Order-Building in the Indo-Pacific: China-US Great-Power Rivalry, ed. by Lai-Ha Chan and Pak. K. Lee. Taylor & Francis Group, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9781032492698 $170.00e

A Concise History of Korea From Antiquity to the Present, by Michael J. Seth. 4th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9781538174524 $120.00; pbk ISBN 9781538174531 $60.00; ebook ISBN 9781538174548 $57.00

A Concise History of Modern Korea: From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present, by Michael J. Seth. Vol. 2, 4th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781538174593 $37.00; ebook ISBN 9781538174609 $35.00

A Concise History of Premodern Korea: From Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century, by Michael J. Seth. 4th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781538174562 $37.00; ebook ISBN 9781538174579 $35.00

Ethical Empire? India Reformism and the Critique of Colonial Misgovernment, by Zak Leonard. Cambridge, Oct. 2023e. ISBN 9781009321068 $110.00

For a Greater Realm: The Royal Thai Army at War 1940–1945, by Punyaphan Klykoom. Helion and Company, Oct. 2023e. pbk ISBN 9781804512098 $29.95

Hajj across Empires, Pilgrimage and Political Culture after the Mughals, 1739–1857, by Rishad Choudhury. Cambridge, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781009253703 $130.00

HŌJŌ: Samurai Warlords 1487–1590, by Stephen Turnbull. Helion and Company, Sep. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781804513538 $45.00

Justice After Mao: The Politics of Historical Truth in the People’s Republic of China, ed. by Daniel Leese and Amanda Shuman. Cambridge, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781009261296 $130.00

Labors of Division: Global Capitalism and the Emergence of the Peasant in Colonial Panjab, by Navyug Gill. Stanford, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9781503636958 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503637498 $30.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Modern Japan in the World, by Catherine L. Phipps. Taylor & Francis Group, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781032048796 $160.00e

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Mooring the Global Archive, A Japanese Ship and its Migrant Histories, by Martin Dusinberre. Cambridge, Sep. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781009346528 price not yet set

A New History of Asian America, by Shelley Sang-Hee Lee. Taylor & Francis Group, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781138684218 $150.00e

The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-First Century, by Robert B. Marks. 5th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9781538182765 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781538182772 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781538182789 $33.00

Public Health and Cold War Politics in Asia, ed. by Liping Bu. Taylor & Francis Group, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781032330921 $170.00e

Qaum, Mulk, Sultanat: Citizenship and National Belonging in Pakistan, by Ali Usman Qasmi. Stanford, Dec. 2023. ISBN 9781503637283 $105.00; pbk ISBN 9781503637788 $35.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Reciprocal Mobilities: Indigeneity and Imperialism in an Eighteenth-Century Philippine Borderland, by Mark Dizon. North Carolina, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781469676432 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469676449 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781469676456 $22.99

The Red Decades: Communism as Movement and Culture in Korea, 1919–1945, by Vladimir Tikhonov. Hawai’i, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9780824893576 $68.00; pbk ISBN 9780824896119 $28.00

The Republic of China: 1912 to 1949, by Xavier Paulès. Polity Press, Jan. 2024e. ISBN 9781509552573 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781509552597 $35.00e

Republican Vietnam, 1963–1975: War, Society, Diaspora, ed. by Trinh M. Luu and Tuong Vu. Hawai’i, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780824895181 $68.00

Rethinking the Asian American Movement, by Daryl Maeda and Aaron Bae. Taylor & Francis Group, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781032386799 $160.00e

Routledge Handbook of Indian and South Asian History, ed. by Crispin Bates. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2024e. ISBN 9780415489782 $210.00e

Shifting Sands: Landscape, Memory, and Commodities in China’s Contemporary Borderlands, by Xiaoxuan Lu. Texas, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781477327555 $50.00; ebook ISBN 9781477327562 $90.00

When Brothers Fight: Chinese Eyewitness Accounts of the Sino-Soviet Border Battles, 1969, by Benjamin Lai and Zhang Yiming. Helion and Company, Sep. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781804513637 $29.95

Wombs of Empire: Population Discourses and Biopolitics in Modern Japan, by Sujin Lee. Stanford, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781503636392 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503637009 $28.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

A Zen Revolutionary: The Life and Times of Uchiyama Gudo, by Brian Victoria. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9781538171608 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9781538171615 $39.00; ebook ISBN 9781538171622 $37.00


Alternate Currents: Reiki’s Circulation in the Twentieth-Century North Pacific, by Justin B. Stein. Hawai’i, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780824894917 $70.00; pbk ISBN 9780824895662 $28.00

Far from the Rooftop of the World: Travels among Tibetan Refugees on Four Continents, by Amy Yee. North Carolina, Oct. 2023. pbk ISBN 9781469675510 $22.00; ebook ISBN 9781469675527 $16.99

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Imagining the Heavens across Eurasia from Antiquity to Early Modernity, ed. by Rana Brentjes, Sonja Brentjes, and Stamantina Mastorakou. Mimesis International, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9788869774256 $55.99; pbk ISBN 9788869774249 $53.99

Popular Culture and Korea’s New Exports, by Doobo Shim. Taylor & Francis Group, Jun. 2024e. ISBN 9781138048645 $140.00e

Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media, ed. by Gary D Rawnsley and Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley.  Taylor & Francis Group, Jun. 2024e. ISBN 9781032423715 $198.00e

Routledge Handbook of East Asian Translation, ed. by Ruselle Meade, Claire Shih, and Kyung Hye Kim. Taylor & Francis Group, Dec. 2023e. ISBN 9781032170725 $250.00e

Routledge Handbook of South Asian Culture and Society, ed. by Veena Das. Taylor & Francis Group, Dec. 2024e. ISBN 9780415775571 $210.00e

Language and Literature

Basic Okinawan: From Conversation to Grammar, by Rumiko Shinzato and Shoichi Iwasaki. Hawai’i, Dec. 2023. pbk ISBN 9780824893651 $34.00

China Mysteries: Crime Novels from China’s Others, by Jeffrey C. Kinkley. Hawai’i, Dec. 2023. ISBN 9780824895204 $68.00

The Inscription of Things: Writing and Materiality in Early Modern China, by Thomas Kelly. Columbia, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9780231209625 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231209632 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231558037 $34.99

Nimrods: a fake-punk self-hurt anti-memoir, by Kawika Guillermo. Duke, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781478020202 $84.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478024927 $19.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027171 $84.95e

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On the Edge: Feeling Precarious in China, by Margaret Hillenbrand. Columbia, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9780231212144 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231212151 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231559232 $34.99

Platinum Bible of the Public Toilet, by Zi’en Cui, ed. by Petrus Liu and Lisa Rofel. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478024880 $107.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030065 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059066 $107.95e

Questioning Borders, by Robin Visser. Columbia, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780231199803 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231199810 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231553292 $34.99

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language and Culture, ed. by Liwei Jiao. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2024e. ISBN 9781138052475 $265.00e

Writing Violence: The Politics of Form in Early Modern Japanese Literature, by David C. Atherton. Columbia, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9780231211543 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231211550 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231558969 $34.99

Performing & Visual Arts

The Art of the Chinese Picture-Scroll, by Shane McCausland. Reaktion Books, Dec. 2023. ISBN 9781789147964 $50.00

Asians on Demand: Mediating Race in Video Art and Activism, by Feng-Mei Heberer. Minnesota, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781517914806 $100.00; pbk ISBN 9781517914813 $25.00; ebook ISBN 9781452969541 $25.00

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Drones, Tones, and Timbres: Sounding Place among Nomads of the Inner Asian Mountain-Steppes, by Carole Pegg. Illinois, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9780252045455 $85.00; ebook ISBN 9780252055072 $19.95

Homesick Blues: Politics, Protest, and Musical Storytelling in Modern Japan, by Scott W. Aalgaard. Hawai’i, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9780824895587 $68.00

Made in Thailand: Studies in Popular Music, by Goffredo Plastino. Taylor & Francis Group, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9780367703110 $160.00e

Music Education in South Asia: Context and Practice, by Andre De Quadros and Sandra Oberoi. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2023e. ISBN 9781032428222 $160.00e

Routledge Handbook of Transnational Chinese Cinemas, ed. by Yomi Braester, Chris Berry, and Yiman Wang. Taylor & Francis Group, Dec. 2024e. ISBN 9781032041773 $250.00e

Women across Asian Art: Selected Essays in Art and Material Culture, ed. by Ling-en Lu and Allysa B. Peyton. Florida, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781683403586 $70.00

Philosophy & Religion

Archaism and Actuality, by Harry Harootunian. Duke, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9781478020363 $197.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025221 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027355 $197.95e

Borderland Dreams: The Transnational Lives of Korean Chinese Workers, by June Hee Kwon. Duke, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9781478020516 $102.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025337 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027461 $102.95e

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CoronAsur: Asian Religions in the Covidian Age, ed. by Emily Zoe Hertzman et al. Hawai’i, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780824894924 $70.00; pbk ISBN 9780824895785 $28.00

The Emergence of China’s Smart State, ed. by Rogier Creemers, Straton Papagianneas, and Adam Knight. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781538184417 $95.00; ebook ISBN 9781538184424 $45.00

The Kaleidoscopic City: Hong Kong, Mission, and the Evolution of Global Pentecostalism, by Alex Ray Mayfield. Baylor, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781481318976 $59.99e

Myth and Ideology, by Fernando Wirtz. Mimesis International, Sep. 2023e. pbk ISBN 9788869774300 $14.99

Soul and Sword: The Endless Battle over Political Hinduism, by Hindol Sengupta. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9781538126837 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781538126844 $33.00

Political Science & Law

At War with China? A Critical Analysis of Misguided Western Policy, by Wouter Hoenderdaal. Algora Publishing, Oct. 2023e. ISBN 9781628945164 $29.95; pbk ISBN 9781628945157 $19.95; ebook ISBN 9781628945171 $19.95

Confronting China: U.S. Defense Policy in an Era of Great Power Competition, ed. by James H. Anderson and Daniel R. Green. Praeger, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781440879661 $85.00; ebook ISBN 9781440879678 $85.00e

Electoral Malpractice in Asia: Bending the Rules, ed. by Netina Tan and Kharis Templeman. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781955055963 $110.00e

Indo-Pacific Strategy in Asian International Relations, by Lowell Dittmer. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781538183342 $100.00; pbk ISBN 9781538183359 $40.00; ebook ISBN 9781538183366 $38.00

An Introduction to South Asian Politics, ed. by Neil DeVotta. Taylor & Francis Group, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9780367187590 $150.00e

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The Political Economy of Central Asia, by Gul Berna Ozcan. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2024e. ISBN 9780415421911 $145.00e

Reinventing the Chinese City, by Richard Hu. Columbia, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780231211000 $130.00; pbk ISBN 9780231211017 $32.00; ebook ISBN 9780231558693 $31.99

Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics, ed. by Reuel R. Hanks and Dishod Achilov. Taylor & Francis Group, Oct. 2024e. ISBN 9780415776769 $210.00e

Routledge Handbook on Global China, ed. by Zhang Zhexin, Maximilian Mayer, and Emilian  Kavalski. Taylor & Francis Group, Jan. 2024e. ISBN 9780367491314 $245.00e

South Korea’s Grand Strategy, by Ramon Pacheco Pardo. Columbia, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9780231203227 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231203234 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231554930 $34.99

Three Faces of Populism in Asia: Populism as a Multi-faceted Political Practice, ed. by Shiru Wang. Taylor & Francis Group, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781032508207 $170.00e

Turning Points: The Role of the State Department in Vietnam (1945–75), by Ambassador Thomas J. Corcoran, ed. by Stephen Sherman. Casemate Publishers, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781636243672 $37.95; ebook ISBN 9781636243689 $22.95

Xi Jinping’s China: The Personal and the Political, by Stig Stenslie and Marte Kjær Galtung. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Sep. 2023e. ISBN 9781685859473 $95.00e

Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology

Dervishes along the Silk Roads: Between Past and Present. Mimesis International, Sep. 2023e. pbk ISBN 9788869774270 $28.99

The Indebted Woman: Kinship, Sexuality, and Capitalism, by Isabelle Guérin, Santosh Kumar, and G. Venkatasubramanian. Stanford, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781503636316 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503636903 $28.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

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Modern Japan, by Louis G. Perez and Roger W. Purdy. ABC-CLIO, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781440877568 $110.00; ebook ISBN 9781440877575 $110.00e

Rights Refused: Grassroots Activism and State Violence in Myanmar, by Elliott Prasse-Freeman. Stanford, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781503634725 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503636712 $30.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

The Stigma Matrix: Gender, Globalization, and the Agency of Pakistan’s Frontline Women, by Fauzia Husain. Stanford, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9781503632670 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503636057 $30.00; ebook ISBN not yet set $28.00e

Sufi Civilities: Religious Authority and Political Change in Afghanistan, by Annika Schmeding. Stanford, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9781503633384 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781503637535 $32.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Supporting Korean American Children in Early Childhood Education: Perspectives From Mother-Educators, by Sophia Han et al. Teachers College, Nov. 2023. ISBN 9780807768679 $150.00; pbk ISBN 9780807768662 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9780807781883 $49.95

Science & Technology

SARS Stories: Affect and Archive of the 2003 Pandemic, by Belinda Kong. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020929 $107.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025665 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027812 $107.95e

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Childhood and Youth in India: Engagements with Modernity, ed. by Anandini Dar and Divya Kannan. Springer Nature, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9783031318191 $159.99e; ebook ISBN 9783031318207 price not yet set

Dear Elia: Letters from the Asian American Abyss, by Mimi Khúc. Duke, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020936 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025672 $27.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027799 $104.95e

Democratizing Luxury: Name Brands, Advertising, and Consumption in Modern Japan, by Annika A. Culver. Hawai’i, Dec. 2023. ISBN 9780824895167 $68.00

In Reunion: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Communication of Family, by Sara Docan-Morgan. Temple, Jan. 2024. ISBN 9781439922828 $125.50; pbk ISBN 9781439922835 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781439922842 $39.95

Intimate Strangers: Shin Issei Women and Contemporary Japanese American Community, 1980–2020, by Tritia Toyota. Temple, Sep. 2023. ISBN 9781439923511 $110.50; pbk ISBN 9781439923528 $32.95; ebook ISBN 9781439923528 $32.95

Movies of Racial Childhoods: Screening Self-Sovereignty in Asian/America, by Celine Parreñas Shimizu. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020912 $102.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025658 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027775 $102.95e

Pakistan Desires: Queer Futures Elsewhere, ed. by Omar Kasmani. Duke, Nov. 2023e. ISBN 9781478020325 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025238 $27.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027317 $104.95e

Push the Button: Interactive Television and Collaborative Journalism in Japan, by Elizabeth Rodwell. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478021025 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025764 $25.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027898 $99.95e

Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Laos, ed. by Simon Creak, Holly High, and Oliver Tappe. Taylor & Francis Group, Jan. 2024e. ISBN 9780367536251 $245.00e

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Routledge Handbook on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development in South Asia, ed. by Sumudu Atapattu et al. Taylor & Francis Group, May 2024e. ISBN 9781032274744 $245.00e

Sons of Chinatown: A Memoir Rooted in China and America, by William Gee Wong. Temple, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781439924877 $35.00e; ebook ISBN 9781439924891 $35.00e

Trust Matters: Parsi Endowments in Mumbai and the Horoscope of a City, by Leilah Vevaina. Duke, Dec. 2023e. ISBN 9781478020578 $102.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025399 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027515 $102.95e

Waiting for the Cool Moon: Anti-imperialist Struggles in the Heart of Japan’s Empire, by Wendy Matsumura. Duke, Jan. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020950 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025696 $27.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027829 $104.95e

Words Like Water, by Caterina Fugazzola. Temple, Oct. 2023. ISBN 9781439921463 $79.50; pbk ISBN 9781439921470 $25.95; ebook ISBN 9781439921487 $25.95