Columbia University Press includes a long reputation for bringing the Asian classics to an Anglophone audience. The books we give you in this 2020 catalog continue that tradition, while also paying close focus on the bigger part of Asia on the planet. These publications span many industries in Asian studies—history, politics, literary studies, philosophy, faith, and film—and mirror the interdisciplinary and approach that is global of list.
Eugenia Lean’s Vernacular Industrialism in Asia explores just exactly exactly how Chen Diexian (1879–1940) drew on wideranging literati interests and abilities—including a facility for languages—to turn into a fruitful entrepreneur that is modern. Meanwhile, William Hedberg questions the extremely concept of a nationwide canon with japan Discovery of Chinese Fiction, and Tsuji Nobuo’s reputation for Art in Japan—now obtainable in a full-color paperback edition—traces a tradition of creative manufacturing that continues to have significant impact on looks global.
One of numerous outstanding philosophy and faith games in this year’s catalog, a few deserve attention that is special.
Beef, Brahmins, and cracked guys is an annotated election that is critical B. R. Ambedkar’s classic work The Untouchables, which provides their speculative historic account of just just exactly exactly how the Dalits came to occur. Continue reading Announcing our 2020 Asian Studies Catalog. Page from the editors: