Association for Asian Studies

Welcome to our virtual Association for Asian Studies booth, where we’ve collected our new books and conference discount to share with you during this year’s meeting, March 24-27th, 2022.

 

We are pleased to offer AAS members a 30% discount with free shipping on all orders to US addresses placed through May 1. Enter promo code WAAS22 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.

 

Our acquisitions editors are eager to connect with current and prospective authors about new projects and book proposals. If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with one of our editors, and they can set up a Zoom or phone meeting with you:

 

Lorri Hagman, Executive Editor, lhagman@uw.edu

Asian studies, cultural and environmental anthropology

 

We’ve curated a selection of our new and noteworthy books below, and you can find additional titles here.

New in Asian Studies

Spatial Dunhuang

Spatial Dunhuang

Experiencing the Mogao Caves

Wu Hung

$65.00

Hardcover

392 Pages

Turning Land into Capital

Turning Land into Capital

Development and Dispossession in the Mekong Region

Philip Hirsch, Kevin Woods, Natalia Scurrah, Michael B. Dwyer, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

The Tibetan Nun Mingyur Peldrön

The Tibetan Nun Mingyur Peldrön

A Woman of Power and Privilege

Alison Melnick Dyer

$30.00

Paperback

242 Pages

Governing Water in India

Governing Water in India

Inequality, Reform, and the State

Leela Fernandes

$30.00

Paperback

298 Pages

The Many Lives of the First Emperor of China

The Many Lives of the First Emperor of China

Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

$65.00

Hardcover

360 Pages

Mumbai Taximen

Mumbai Taximen

Autobiographies and Automobilities in India

Tarini Bedi, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

248 Pages

Adivasi Art and Activism

Adivasi Art and Activism

Curation in a Nationalist Age

Alice Tilche, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

256 Pages

Garden of Eloquence / Shuoyuan說苑

Garden of Eloquence / Shuoyuan說苑

Liu Xiang, Eric Henry, Andrew Plaks, Michael Nylan

$125.00

Hardcover

1360 Pages

Ordering the Myriad Things

Ordering the Myriad Things

From Traditional Knowledge to Scientific Botany in China

Nicholas K. Menzies, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

312 Pages

Carving Status at Kŭmgangsan

Carving Status at Kŭmgangsan

Elite Graffiti in Premodern Korea

Maya K. H. Stiller, Clark W. Sorensen

$65.00

Hardcover

224 Pages

The City in Time

The City in Time

Contemporary Art and Urban Form in Vietnam and Cambodia

Pamela N. Corey

$65.00

Hardcover

240 Pages

Chinese Village Life Today

Chinese Village Life Today

Building Families in an Age of Transition 

Gonçalo Santos

$30.00

Paperback

320 Pages

Arranged Companions

Arranged Companions

Marriage and Intimacy in Qing China

Weijing Lu

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Ancient Egypt and Early China

Ancient Egypt and Early China

State, Society, and Culture

Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

$50.00

Hardcover

352 Pages

Timber and Forestry in Qing China 

Timber and Forestry in Qing China 

Sustaining the Market

Meng Zhang, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

280 Pages

Healing with Poisons

Healing with Poisons

Potent Medicines in Medieval China

Yan Liu

$30.00

Paperback

276 Pages

Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand

Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand

Encounters with Buddhist Monks

Brooke Schedneck

$30.00

Paperback

242 Pages

Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India

Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India

Mytheli Sreenivas

$30.00

Paperback

284 Pages

The Peking Gazette in Late Imperial China

The Peking Gazette in Late Imperial China

State News and Political Authority 

Emily Mokros

$30.00

Paperback

280 Pages

The Empress in the Pepper Chamber

The Empress in the Pepper Chamber

Zhao Feiyan in History and Fiction

Olivia Milburn

$30.00

Paperback

234 Pages

Outcaste Bombay

Outcaste Bombay

City Making and the Politics of the Poor

Juned Shaikh, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

242 Pages

Opening Kailasanatha

Opening Kailasanatha

The Temple in Kanchipuram Revealed in Time and Space

Padma Kaimal

$65.00

Hardcover

288 Pages

The Social Life of Inkstones

The Social Life of Inkstones

Artisans and Scholars in Early Qing China

Dorothy Ko

$35.00

Paperback

336 Pages

The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons

The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons

A Seventeenth-Century Novel

Kristin Ingrid Fryklund, Mark Edward Lewis, Brigitte Baptandier

$35.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Pure Land in the Making

Pure Land in the Making

Vietnamese Buddhism in the US Gulf South

Allison J. Truitt

$30.00

Paperback

226 Pages

The Objectionable Li Zhi

The Objectionable Li Zhi

Fiction, Criticism, and Dissent in Late Ming China

Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline C. Lee, Haun Saussy

$30.00

Paperback

296 Pages

Divine, Demonic, and Disordered

Divine, Demonic, and Disordered

Women without Men in Song Dynasty China

Hsiao-wen Cheng

$30.00

Paperback

244 Pages

Mountains of Blame

Mountains of Blame

Climate and Culpability in the Philippine Uplands

Will Smith, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

192 Pages

Exile from the Grasslands

Exile from the Grasslands

Tibetan Herders and Chinese Development Projects

Jarmila Ptáčková, Stevan Harrell

$30.00

Paperback

188 Pages

The Power of the Brush

The Power of the Brush

Epistolary Practices in Chosŏn Korea

Hwisang Cho, Clark W. Sorensen

$30.00

Paperback

290 Pages

South Asian Filmscapes

South Asian Filmscapes

Transregional Encounters

Elora Halim Chowdhury, Esha Niyogi De

$35.00

Paperback

340 Pages

Yumeji Modern

Yumeji Modern

Designing the Everyday in Twentieth-Century Japan

Nozomi Naoi

$65.00

Hardcover

300 Pages