Columbia University Press includes a history that is long of 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 more expensive part of Asia on the planet. 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 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. Continue reading “Announcing our 2020 studies that are asian. Page from the editors:”