Columbia University Press includes a long reputation for bringing the Asian classics to an Anglophone audience. The books we show you in this 2020 catalog continue that tradition, while also paying attention that is close the bigger part of Asia on the planet. These publications span many areas in Asian studies—history, politics, literary studies, philosophy, faith, and film—and mirror the interdisciplinary and approach that is global of list.
Eugenia Lean’s Vernacular Industrialism in Asia explores just exactly just just how Chen Diexian (1879–1940) drew on wideranging literati interests and abilities—including a facility for languages—to develop into a successful contemporary business owner. Meanwhile, William Hedberg questions the extremely notion of a nationwide canon with 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.