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"KEY ISSUES IN ASIAN STUDIES"

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Published by the Association for Asian Studies, “KEY ISSUES IN ASIAN STUDIES” books are designed for use in undergraduate humanities and social science courses, as well as by advanced high-school students and teachers, and anyone with an interest in Asia.

“Key Issues” books complement Education about Asia, and serve as vital educational materials that are both accessible and affordable for classroom use ($10 each). These books tackle broad subjects or major cultural and historical themes in an introductory but compelling, jargon-free style appropriate for survey courses, written to encourage classroom debate and discussion.

Questions? If you have questions about "Key Issues"—or have suggestions for topics that would be useful in your teaching—please contact "Key Issues" Editor, Lucien Ellington, at l-ellington@comcast.net. Potential Authors: please consult the "Call for Proposals & Author Guidelines."

The following "Key Issues" titles, written by leading teachers/scholars in their fields are now available, with more exciting titles in the works.

The Story of Viet Nam

Japan Since 1945
by Paul E. Dunscomb

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Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 19:1, Spring 2014).

The Story of Viet Nam

East Asian Societies
by W. Lawrence Neuman

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Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 19:1, Spring 2014).

Confucius in East Asia

Confucius in East Asia: Confucianism's History in China, Korea, Japan, and Việt Nam
by Jeffrey L. Richey

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Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 18:1, Spring 2013).

The Story of Viet Nam

The Story of Việt Nam: From Prehistory to the Present
by Shelton Woods

Table of Contents and Preface

Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 18:1, Spring 2013).

Modern Chinese History

Modern Chinese History
by David Kenley

Table of Contents and Preface

Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 18:1, Spring 2013).

Korea in World History

Korea in World History
by Donald N. Clark

Table of Contents and Preface

Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 16:3, Winter 2011).

Traditional China in Asian ansd World History

Traditional China in Asian and World History
by Tansen Sen and Victor Mair

Table of Contents

Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 16:3, Winter 2011).

Zen Past and Present

Zen Past and Present
by Eric Cunningham

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Read article from Education About Asia (Vol 16:3, Winter 2011).

Huffman

Japan and Imperialism, 1853–1945

by James L. Huffman

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Tsutsui

Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization

by William M. Tsutsui

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Davis

Global India ca 100 CE: South Asia in Early World History

by Richard H. Davis

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Mines

Caste in India

by Diane Mines

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Zhu

Understanding East Asia's Economic "Miracles"

by Zhiqun Zhu

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Goldman

Political Rights in Post-Mao China

by Merle Goldman

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Peletz

Gender, Sexuality, and Body Politics in Modern Asia

by Michael Peletz

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