all ebooks in category: Asian American Studies (23)

The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong: Sharp Power and its Discontents
English | ISBN: 1138328340, 0367334909 | 2019 | EPUB | 264 pages | 1 MB

The key question at the heart of this book is to what extent political activists in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong have made progress …

Discriminating Sex : White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0252083253 | 229 Pages | PDF | 1.58 MB

Freewheeling sexuality and gender experimentation defined the social and moral landscape of 1890s San Francisco. Middle class whites crafting titillating narratives on topics such as …

The Ethnic Restaurateur
English | February 11, 2016 | ISBN: 0857858351, 085785836X | PDF | 264 pages | 3.7 MB

Academic discussions of ethnic food have tended to focus on the attitudes of consumers, rather than the creators and producers. In this ground-breaking new book, …

The Shadow Puppet Theatre of Malaysia: A Study of Wayang Kulit with Performance Scripts and Puppet Designs
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0786448385 | 204 pages | PDF | 5 MB

This comprehensive book explores the Malaysian form of shadow puppet theatre, highlighting its unique nature within the context of Southeast Asian and Asian shadow puppet …

Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination
English | 2019 | ISBN: 0190072709 | 640 Pages | PDF | 32 MB

To what extent can music be employed to shape one culture's understanding of another? In the American imagination, Japan has represented the "most alien" nation …

Introduction to Japanese culture
ISBN: 4805310952 | 109 pages | PDF | 2013 | English | 96 Mb

Featuring full-color photographs and illustrations throughout, this text is a comprehensive guide to Japanese culture. The richness of Japan's history is renowned worldwide. The heritage …

Yellow Power, Yellow Soul: The Radical Art of Fred Ho
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0252037502, 0252078993 | 288 pages | PDF | 3 MB

This dynamic collection explores the life, work, and persona of saxophonist Fred Ho, an unabashedly revolutionary artist whose illuminating and daring work redefines the relationship …

Staring Down the Tiger: Stories of Hmong American Women
English | March 1st, 2020 | ISBN: 1681341506 | 192 pages | EPUB | 3.21 MB

Tsov tom, or tiger bite—an insult in Hmong culture—means you were stupid enough to approach a tiger and get bitten. In this remarkable new book, …

Tracking the Weretiger: Supernatural Man-Eaters of India, China and Southeast Asia
English | September 19, 2012 | ISBN: 0786472189 | PDF | 216 pages | 4.9 MB

Drawing on dramatic accounts by European colonials, and on detailed studies by folklorists and anthropologists, this work explores intriguing age-old Asian beliefs and claims that …

Global Challenges: Peace and War (repost)
English | 2013 | ISBN: 9004253262 | 254 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

What is the idea of peace? This textbook aims to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to studies of peace and war, from both theoretical …