Columbia University Press possesses history that is long of the Asian classics to an Anglophone audience. The books we give you in this 2020 catalog continue that tradition, while also paying attention that is close the bigger part of Asia on earth. These publications span many areas in Asian studies—history, politics, literary studies, philosophy, faith, and film—and mirror the interdisciplinary and worldwide approach of our list.
Eugenia Lean’s Vernacular Industrialism in Asia explores exactly just exactly just 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. (más…)