Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University

For a complete list of publications in this series, go to the Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute website.


Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan, by G. Clinton Godart (January 2017)

Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea, by Charles R. Kim (June 2017)

Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family, by Yi Wu (2016)

One Hundred Million Philosophers, by Adam Bronson (2016)

Yasukuni Shine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar, by Akiko Takenaka (2015)

The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan’s Global Engagement, 1933-1964, by Jessamyn R. Abel (2015)

The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan, by Kirsten Cather (2012)

The Growth Idea: Purpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan, by Scott O’Bryan (2009)

Mediasphere Shanghai: The Aesthetics of Cultural ProductionAlexander Des Forges (2007)

Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, and Social Change in Imperial JapanAndrew Bernstein (2006)

Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: History, Culture, Memory, Ping-hui Liao and David Der-Wei Wang, eds. (2006, OP)

Japan’s Colonization of Korea: Discourse and PowerAlexis Dudden (2004)

The Communist Takeover of Hangzhou: The Transformation of City and Cadre, James Gao (2004, OP)

Japan’s Imperial Diplomacy: Consuls, Treaty Ports, and War with China, Barbara Brooks (2000, OP)

Order and Chaos in the Works of Natsume Soseki, Angela Yiu (1998, OP)

Honorable Merchants: Commerce and Self-Cultivation in Late Imperial China, Richard Lufrano (1997, OP)

Schoolhouse Politicians: Locality and State during the Chinese Republic, Helen Chauncey (1992, OP)

Landownership under Colonial Rule: Korea’s Japan Experience, 1900-1935, Edwin H. Gragert (1994, OP)

Urban Japanese Housewives: At Home and in the CommunityAnne E. Imamura (1987)

Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual LifeLaurel Kendall (1985)



Japanese Culture, third edition, revised, H. Paul Varley (1984)