Aileen Baviera, University of the Philippines
Board of Syndics, Library of Asian Studies
A History of Japanese Mathematics - by David Eugene Smith and Yoshio Mikami Purchase Yoshio Mikami was an authority on wasan, native Japanese mathematics, and published multiple works on the topic in different languages. A colleague of David Eugene Smith suggested he work with Mikami to produce this volume. As Smith states in the introduction, “The aim in writing this work…Read more A History of Japanese Mathematics 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 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 Stamped: An Anti-Travel Novel - by Kawika Guillermo Buy it in print | for Kindle Winner of the 2020 Association for Asian American Studies Book Award in Prose Award-Winning Finalist in the Fiction: Literary category of the 2019 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest Exasperated by the small-minded tyranny of his hometown, Skyler Faralan travels to Southeast Asia with…Read more Stamped: An Anti-Travel Novel 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 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 The Soul of a People - by H. Fielding Hall Purchase The Soul of a People was originally released in 1898. Written by Harold Fielding Hall, a British official sent to Burma (now Myanmar) to take part in the Burma Commission. Hall lived for many years in Burma, and wrote this account of the places, people and of Buddhism as he…Read more The Soul of a People
Westphalia Press titles include older texts which teachers find useful for comparative purposes, as they often show the changing attitudes through the years to such issues as race, religion, theses about the sciences and social sciences. Both original and “golden oldies” reprint suggestions are warmly welcome. Our Policy Studies Organization journals and conferences, which are offered hybrid as f2f and virtual, are also helpful in building curriculum.