2021 Table of Contents

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A GLORIOUS PEOPLE: BUDDHISM AND TIBETAN NATIONALISM 
John Powers………………………………………………………………..(1)

HOW WAKAMATSU FARM AT GOLD HILL CALIFORNIA BECAME A “PLYMOUTH ROCK” OF JAPANESE AMERICA
Daniel A. Métraux………………………………………………………….( 27)

TOO MUCH ROLLING & NOT ENOUGH THUNDER: OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER IN VIETNAM,  1965-1968
William Head……………………………………………………………….(51)

CHINA, TAIWAN AND THE US: A PEDAGOGICAL ESSAY
Lucien Ellington……………………………………………………………(86)

TAIWAN IN GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: RETHINKING STATE AND POWER IN A COMPLEX WORLD
Tony Tai-Ting Liu………………………………………………………….(97)

WITHOUT HARMING THE PROSPERITY OF THE COLONY OR OFFENDING THE HABITS OF THE NATIVES:” A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE WRITINGS OF RENĔ MONIER AND BERNARD-MARCEL PEYROUTON ON THE ALCOHOL MONOPOLY IN TONKIN AND NORTHERN ANNAM, 1913-1914
Cheyenne Strickland and Helen Kaibara…………………………………(107)

WHY AND HOW THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION MIGHT KEEP THE SOUTH CHINA SEA CONFLICT FROM HEATING UP
Robert L. Curry, Jr. ………………………………………………………(122)

REDEFINING CINEMATIC SPECTACULAR: “HUMBLE BODIES” IN SIXTH-GENERATON CHINESE FILMS
Li Zeng………………………………………………………………………(130)

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND NATURE OF CHINESE MODERNIZATION IN COMPARISON WITH THAT OF JAPAN
Kazuo Yagami ……………………………………………………………….(138)

“MY SIN, MY YOUTH, MY EVERYTHING:” RE-ENVISIONING THE CITY OF  HONG KONG THROUGH CONTEMPORARY PROTEST POETRY
Kimber Young………………………………………………………………..(153)

ESSAYS AND RESEARCH NOTES

JACK LONDON’S EERIE 1910 SHORT STORY DESCRIBING HOW THE WEST INTRODUCED A PANDEMIC INTO CHINATO PUNISH THE CHINESE FOR THEIR STUNNING ECONOMIC SUCCESS THROUGH THE 1970s
Edited by Daniel A. Métraux………………………………………………(182)

UNTAPPING WOMEN’S POTENTIAL:  JAPAN’S CHALLENGE FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND MY FUTURE ASPIRATIONS
Chisato Takahashi……………………………………………………………(192)

BOOK REVIEWS……………………………………………………………(195)
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The following books are reviewed by Daniel A. Métraux

 Gordon Chang, Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad  

  Kate McDonald, Placing Empire: Travel and Social Imagination in Imperial Japan. 

 Jackie J. Kim-Wachutka, Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices

Hyun Gwi Park, The Displacement of Borders Among Russian Koreans in Northeast Asia.  

Brian Daizen Victoria, Zen Terror in Prewar Japan: Portrait of an Assassin

 The Following Books are reviewed by Robert L. Curry, Jr.      

 Susantono, Bambang; Sawada, Yasruyuki; and Park, Cyn-Young. Editors. (2020). Navigating COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

Susantono, Bambang and Park, Cyn-Young. Editors. (2020). Future of Regional Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.

Munger, Jamie and Van Dael, Rudi (2020). Putting People at the Center of Policy Design: Using Human Centered Design to Serve All