Columbia University Press includes a 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 close awareness of the bigger role of Asia on earth. These publications span many industries 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 how Chen Diexian (1879–1940) drew on wideranging literati interests and abilities—including a facility for languages—to develop into a fruitful entrepreneur that is modern. Meanwhile, William Hedberg questions the extremely notion of a canon that is national japan Discovery of Chinese Fiction, and Tsuji Nobuo’s reputation for Art in Japan—now available in a full-color paperback edition—traces a tradition of creative manufacturing that continues to have significant impact on looks global. Leer más