Vote for Your Favorite Title in Asian Studies

The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is currently running a colleagues choice book contest from now until March 20th. They are asking people to vote for recent books in Asian Studies that they most appreciate. The winner will be announced at the Association of Asian Studies conference on April 1. Anyone can vote and there is no need to login and register.

While we don’t want to sway the voting, we do want to point out some of the Columbia titles on the list (You can read more about them by clicking on the links):

Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange
Alexander Huang

How Taiwan Became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century
Tonio Andrade

The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online
Guobin Yang

Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran
Yuka Kadoi

Sacred Economies: Buddhist Monasticism and Territoriality in Medieval China
Michael J. Walsh

The Struggle for Sustainability in Rural China: Environmental Values and Civil Society
Bryan Tilt

Whaling in Japan: Power, Politics, and Diplomacy
Jun Morikawa

Winged Faith: Rethinking Globalization and Religious Pluralism through the Sathya Sai Movement
Tulasi Srinivas

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