Posted by UH Press Marketing on 12 April 2013
UH Press’ second annual Spring Cleaning Sale will kick off at noon (HST), Thursday, April 18! For one week only, save 20-80% on hundreds of titles currently in stock, while supplies last. (Click here for a list of sale titles.) Spring cleaning ends noon (HST), Thursday, April 25. Orders are online only and nonreturnable; discounts may not be combined.
UH Press Authors, please note: If you are planning to order any Spring Cleaning Sale titles, please contact our Business Office by phone (toll free) at 1-888-847-7377 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org before logging in and creating your order to ensure that your discount is calculated correctly. We apologize for the inconvenience; thank you for your understanding.
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Posted by UH Press Marketing on 8 April 2013
Check out our next Five Dollar Friday Sale this week Friday, April 12. From 8am to 4pm (HST), these titles will be available for $5 each at our website, while supplies last:
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Posted by UH Press Marketing on 19 March 2013
As part of the University of Hawai‘i’s Green Days initiative, University of Hawai‘i Press will be closed March 25-29, 2013. The Press will reopen Monday, April 1. Mahalo for your support!
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Posted by UH Press Marketing on 11 March 2013
University of Hawai‘i Press will be exhibiting at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, March 21-24, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
Editors Patricia Crosby and Pamela Kelley will be attending, together with marketing director Colins Kawai and Asia studies product manager Steve Hirashima. Please visit us at booths 307, 309, and 311, where we will be offering a 20% discount and free shipping in the U.S. (Free shipping applies only to orders received or placed at the conference.)
Our publishing partners will be exhibiting nearby: Ateneo de Manila University Press/University of the Philippines Press (booth 313), Cornell University East Asia Program (booth 308), MerwinAsia/Seoul Selection/Shanghai Press and Publishing Development (booth 314), NIAS Press-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (booth 312), and NUS Press-Singapore (booth 310). See you in San Diego!
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Posted by UH Press Marketing on 4 March 2013
Another Five Dollar Friday Sale! We can’t promise there will be a sale every Friday, but we will be announcing them regularly in the coming months via Twitter, Facebook, our blog, and our website. Here are the Five Dollar Five for Friday, March 8, 8am to 4pm (HST), while supplies last:
Japan: Why It Works, Why It Doesn’t
Light Waves: Fine Tuning the Mind
Crisis in North Korea: The Failure of De-Stalinization, 1956
Sihanouk: Prince of Light, Prince of Darkness
The State in Myanmar
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Posted by UH Press Marketing on 28 February 2013
The UH Press Asian Studies 2013 catalog is now available! The catalog has been redesigned to showcase our new and forthcoming Asian studies titles. (All books published prior to late 2012 and currently in print can be found at our website.) To view the PDF, click on the catalog cover image to the left.
* An illustrated anthology of well-known masterpieces and unusual writing from 18th-century Edo’s counterculture — An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan’s Mega-City, 1750–1850
*Four new titles in the Spatial Habitus series — The Hermit’s Hut: Asceticism and Architecutre in India, China’s Contested Capital: Architecture, Ritual, and Response in Nanjing, Architecture and Urbanism in Modern Korea, and Original Copies: Architectural Mimicry in Contemporary China
* Short fiction from Japan’s foremost Marxist writer, Kobayashi Takiji, including a new translation of an anticapitalist classic that became a runaway bestseller in Japan in 2008, nearly eight decades after its publication — The Crab Cannery Ship and Other Novels of Struggle
* A timely collection of essays exploring Japan’s role in global environmental transformation and how Japanese ideas have shaped bodies and landscapes over the centuries — Japan at Nature’s Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power
* An expansive new study on the varied roles Southeast Asia’s monumental remains (Angkor, Pagan, Borobudur, and Ayutthaya, among others) have played in the histories of its modern nations — A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation
* Close description and analysis of the history, geographical whereabouts, and doctrinal positions of early schools of Buddhism by André Bareau, one of the foremost scholars of Buddhism of his generation — The Buddhist Schools of the Small Vehicle
* Two volumes in the new series Korean Classics Library — Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea and Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society
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