Spring Issue

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China And Taiwan In World Affairs

Taiwan in the Classroom: Economic Freedom, Political Freedom, International Pariah (1)
Lucien Ellington

Last Struggle of the Chinese Civil War: The Battles on Quemoy and Dengbu, 1949 (11)
Hsiang-Wang Liu

Friend or Foe: The Dual Images of China’s Diplomatic Profile: Calculations and Constraints (35)
Ning Liao

Ha Jin: The Writer as Migrant (48)
Lezhou Su

Women In Asia

Pakistani Women: Religion, State and Society (60)
Nasreen Akhtar and Daniel A. Métraux

Dangerous Women: Gender Performativity in Japan and the Takarazuka Review (73)
Coral Collins

Theory of Human Trafficking Applied to the Case of Japan (81)
Paul Capobianco

Education And Popular Culture In East Asia

Schooling for Democracy: Michigan State University and Cold War Education in American-Occupied Okinawa in the 1950s. (94)
So Mizoguchi

The Globalization of Popular Culture: The Korean Wave in Japan (116)
Ria Shibata

Scholarly Notes

LafadioHearn’sKwaidan: What Does It All Mean? (127)
Coral Collins

Jack London: The Adventurer-Writer Whop Chronicled Asian Wars, Confronted Racism and Saw the Future (129)
Daniel A. Métraux

Jack London’s Sympathetic Portrait of Korea (140)
Daniel A. Métraux

Book Reviews(146)

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Richard G. Wang, Ming Erotic Novellas: Genre, Consumption, and Religiosity in Cultural Practice
Reviewed by Qing Ye

Paul French, Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
Reviewed by Daniel A. Métraux

Ha Jin, Nanjing Requiem: A Novel.
Reviewed by Daniel A. Métraux

Robin M. LeBlanc, The Art of the Gut: Manhood, Power, and Ethics in Japanese Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. 229 pp. ISBN: 978-0-520-25917-1
Reviewed by Daniel A. Métraux

Douglas E. Clark, Eisenhower in Command at Columbia. Lanham MD and New York: Lexington Books, 2013. 118 pp. Foreword by Mary Beth Gasman
Reviewed by Daniel A. Métraux



Fall Issue

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Chinese Politics: Domestic And External

China’s Angry River: Are The Subaltern Speaking?
Emily Rudling (1)

China’s Rising Influence: Impacts On U.S.-Chinese Relations And The America In Asia
Yen Tran (15)

Russo-Japanese War

Jack London’s Coverage Of The Russo-Japanese War And His Futile Battle With Japanese Censorship
Daniel A. Métraux

Vietnam War

Bloodshed And Bitterness: The Battle For Khe Sanh, Biversion Or A Second Dien Bien Phu?
William Head (47)

Japanese Society

I Want To Lose Weight: Japanese And American Responses To Obesity
Virginia Pope (87)

Chinese Culture

Sexuality, Politics And Sorrow: Reading The Rear Courtyard (Huo Ting) In Jin Ping Mei (The Plum In The Golden Vase)
Qing Ye (113)

To Sell A National Trauma: Aftershock And The Transformation Of The Chinese Film Industry
Han Li (126)

The Untrammeled Brushwork: Huang Binhong’s Late Landscape Paintings
Chen Xiao (143)

Jing Hua Yuan And Its Equal But Separate Sexual Ideology
Ying Liang (169)

After 2014: American Policy, The Taliban And Other Stakeholders
Saroj Kumar Rath (182)

Music East And West

East/ West Confluence In Isang Yun’s Glissées Pour Violoncelle Seul
Jw Turner (215)

India: Culture And Society

Dancing Bhagvathi: A Study Of Ritual Female Performance And The Feminine Exclusion
Arnab Banergi (224)

Indian Women Through The Media Lens
Triveni Goswami Mathur (239)

Book Reviews

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Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger.
Neeraj Chhibba, Zero-Percentile-2.0.
Bharati Mukherjee, Miss New India.

Reviewed By Roderic Owen

From The Editor’s Desk

Why China And The U.S. Need Each Other And Other Essays


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