Asian Studies

A World of Old and New Water Issues: Volume 2, Number 2 of New Water Policy and Practice - Edited by Jeff Camkin and Susana Neto Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Welcome to the fourth issue of New Water Policy and Practice Journal: A Platform for the World’s Emerging Water Leaders and Thinkers. One of our main aims at New Water Policy and Practice Journal is to support emerging water leaders and…Read more A World of Old and New Water Issues: Volume 2, Number 2 of New Water Policy and Practice
California Chinese Chatter - by Albert Dressler Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace by Albert DresslerCalifornia Chinese Chatter contains telegrams sent in 1874 between Chinese citizens living in Downieville, California, and a court transcript of the murder trial of Ah Jake. It offers a unique view of the difficulties that Chinese immigrants had in the United States, particularly…Read more California Chinese Chatter
Chinese Immigration: Turn of the Century Views - by Mary Roberts Coolidge Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace This volume is one of a number of Westphalia titles significant in the story of the not always happy and often controversial Chinese contact with Western society. In the American case, despite appreciation by scholars for Chinese civilization, cries against Chinese immigration began in response…Read more Chinese Immigration: Turn of the Century Views
Chinese Nights Entertainments: Stories of Old China - Collected by Brian Brown, preface by Sao-ke Alfred Sze Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “In a small country town in China there lived a great scholar named Kno Tzu Chien. This sage was an authority upon the old classics, and he also loved the folklore and fairy tales of ancient China. On winter…Read more Chinese Nights Entertainments: Stories of Old China
Feeding the Global South: Food in Asian and African Societies - Edited by Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase through Amazon   |  Purchase on CreateSpace  |  Open Access The second issue of World Food Policy (WFP) Journal continues to bring together research-based papers by invited authors. Diverse in topic and geographical coverage, the papers offer insightful food policy analysis from the approach of the contributors’ area of expertise. Examining…Read more Feeding the Global South: Food in Asian and African Societies
Future Faces of Food and Food Security: Volume 2, Number 2 / Volume 3, Number 1 of World Food Policy - Edited by Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace World Food Policy (WFP) in this double issue features articles from the 2015 World Food Policy Conference, organized in celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary. By the theme Future Faces of Food and Farming: Regional Challenges the articles…Read more Future Faces of Food and Food Security: Volume 2, Number 2 / Volume 3, Number 1 of World Food Policy
Jiu-Jitsu Combat Tricks: Japanese Feats of Attack and Defence in Personal Encounter - by H. Irving Hancock Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Jiu-Jitsu is a style of combat that emerges from feudal Japan and has developed into various forms of other popular styles, such as Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In its original form, which developed in Japan during the 1500s, it was developed as a way…Read more Jiu-Jitsu Combat Tricks: Japanese Feats of Attack and Defence in Personal Encounter
New Challenges and New Roles in World Food Policy - by Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace World Food Policy (WFP) in its third issue, features research-based papers on food policy from global perspectives, inclusive of regional and national cases. Revisiting the green revolution, a number of articles take issue with the phenomenon through interestingly different lens. This also includes exploring the…Read more New Challenges and New Roles in World Food Policy
Old Chinatown: Turn of the Century Photographs of San Francisco’s Chinatown - by Arnold Genthe and Will Irwin Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace This volume is one of a number of Westphalia titles significant in the story of the not always happy and often controversial Chinese contact with Western society. In the American case, despite appreciation by scholars for Chinese civilization, cries against Chinese immigration…Read more Old Chinatown: Turn of the Century Photographs of San Francisco’s Chinatown
Old-World Japan: Legends of the Land of the Gods - by Frank Rinder Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Frank Rinder (1863-1937) was the art correspondent of the Glasgow Herald and adviser to the National Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. He had the luck of a substantial bequest to the gallery, which enabled him to be aggressive as its agent. His other books included a history…Read more Old-World Japan: Legends of the Land of the Gods
One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice - by Sanusri Bhattacharya Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “Her father was a subject of the Netherlands, and her mother was a Japanese. He died when she was an infant, and in order to protect her from the dangers which beset a young girl of mixed blood in the East, her mother fled from…Read more One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice
Oriental Rambles - by George W. Caldwell M.D. Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace No excuse is offered for this volume and no apology is volunteered. The author did the best he could. It is not intended as a guidebook or a romance, but merely as a true account of the events of travel and the points of…Read more Oriental Rambles
Signpost of Learning: King Bhumibol’s Pilot Projects on Sufficiency and Sustainability in Food and Food Production - by Frank W. Skilbeck and Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Agriculture-related development projects in this publication, all initiated and nurtured by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and members of Thailand’s royal family, are presented out of heartfelt concern for the less fortunate and with infinite respect for the future of mankind.
Tales of Old Japan - by A. B. Mitford Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Sir Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (1837-1916) was raised to the peerage as Baron of Redesdale in 1902. He was also a Knight of the Bath and a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. After joining the Foreign Service in 1858, Lord Redesdale was posted…Read more Tales of Old Japan
The Fire-Fly’s Lovers: And Other Fairy Tales of Old Japan - by William Elliot Griffis Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928) served in the Union Army during the Civil War, then graduated from Rutgers University in 1869. He was a tutor for Taro Kusakabe, which opened up a world of opportunity for him in Japan. In 1870, he was invited to…Read more The Fire-Fly’s Lovers: And Other Fairy Tales of Old Japan
The Great Indian Religions: Being a Popular Account of Brahmanism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Zoroastrianism - by G. T. Bettany Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany (1850-1891) was born and educated in England, attending Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge University, studying medicine and the natural sciences. He also attended London University in 1871, taking a degree in geology, and later receiving an MA six…Read more The Great Indian Religions: Being a Popular Account of Brahmanism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Zoroastrianism
World Food Policy - Edited by Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace   The first issue of World Food Policy (WFP) is one of the three issues for which we have invited the authors of the papers to shed light on current and emerging global, regional and national policy agenda for food. The papers in this…Read more World Food Policy
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