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JAPANESE HISTORY

Shibusawa Eiichi as Confucian Capitalist Pioneer: A Pedagogical Essay
Lucien Ellington (1-11)

The End of the Pacific War and the Tragic Fate of Konoe Fumimaro
​Kazuo Yagami (12-20)

Wakamatsu Farm and the Creation of Japanese America
Daniel A. Metraux (21-33)

VIETNAM WAR

Bernard Fall: The Western Conscience in Indochina
​William Head (34-45)

CONTEMPORARY CHINESE AFFAIRS AND HISTORY

Big Brother Speaks Mandarin: Ethnic Eradication in Xinjiang
Richard Rice (46-53)

China and its Paradigm Shift in the Post-American World
Tsai Tung Chieh and Tony Tai-Ting Liu (54-69)

The U.S. Founders and the Great Wall of China: Tracing the Origins of “American Wall” Mindset
​Dave Wang (70-79)

NORTH KOREAN AFFAIRS

While the Hanoi Summit Failed, His Part in it Might Have Sparked an Inflection Point in Kim’s Thinking
​Robert Curry, Jr. (80-88)

INDIA AND PAKISTAN COMMENTARY

Extraordinary Growth, Immense Challenges: Higher Education in India Today
​Roderic Owen (89-94)

Understanding the Spirit of Democracy: A Pakistani Perspective
​Nasreen Akhtar (95-97)

UNPUBLISHED ESSAYS BY MARGARET MEAD FROM THE 1960s

Margaret Mead’s 1966 Call for Universal National Service and a Guaranteed Income for All
Mead on the Troubled Future of an Independent New Guinea (1964) (98-101)
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BOOK REVIEW ESSAY

Commentary on Two Asian Development Bank Books that Focus on Women’s Roles in Asia-Pacific Economic Growth and Development
Robert Curry, Jr. (102-109)

BOOK REVIEWS

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Rebecca Suter, Holy Ghosts: The Christian Century in Modern Japanese Fiction.

James L. Huffman, Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan
Levi McLaughlin, Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan.

Elaine Zorbas, Banished & Embraced: The Chinese in Fiddletown and the Mother Lode.

Kazuo Yagami, The US-Japan Relation in Culture and Diplomacy: Japanese Perspective. Reviewed by Sofiia Shutko