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Publications

East Asia Program (EAP) publications consist of occasional publications related to the program, including books and articles by EAP faculty, and the titles published by the Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS), a scholarly press with over 200 titles on its list. In 2019 CEAS became an imprint of Cornell University Press. 

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The following list includes all publications related to EAP, both occasional titles and those in the Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS).

Ihor Pidhainy, Roger Des Forges, and Grace S. Fong
The chapters in this ground-breaking volume examine the complex practices of biographical writing in Ming and Qing China. The authors draw on a rich variety of sources to answer some basic questions…
Christopher Rea
Hoaxes! Jokes! Farces and fun! China’s Chaplin introduces the imagination of Xu Zhuodai (1880–1958), a comic dynamo who made Shanghai laugh through the tumultuous decades of the pre-Mao era. Xu was a…
Takako Takahashi
Translator: Britten Dean The Wasteland explores the psychology of the modern Japanese woman and her urge to realize an inner self of latent sexuality, long suppressed in Japan’s male-dominated…
Amy McNair
Xuanhe Catalogue of Paintings is the first complete translation of the well-known document produced at the court of Emperor Huizong (r. 1100-1125). Dated to 1120, the Catalogue is divided into ten…
Lu Yan
Labor Activism and Colonial Governance in Hong Kong chronicles a long neglected yet formative social and political movement in Hong Kong between the 1930s and 1950s. Drawing upon a range of British…
Toyokazu Ihara
No More Nagasakis is Tomokazu Ihara's speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, describing the bombing of his home city of Nagasaki in 1945. Ihara—a union organizer, international peace…
Jeff E. Long
A cultural history of writer and literary critic Hayashi Fusa's (1903–75) tenkō experience, Stories from the Samurai Fringe examines Hayashi's tenkō (ideological conversion) through a close reading…
Jooyeon Rhee
Jooyeon Rhee provides an innovative and compelling analysis of gendered representations of nation and modernity in early twentieth-century Korean novels. By investigating the transformation of the…
Takako Lento
Editor and Translator: Takako Lento  Pioneers of Modern Japanese Poetry breaks new ground in the study and appreciation of modern Japanese poetry. It assembles the work of four major poets of the…
Various
Editor: Michael J. Pettid A new collection of translations of Korean fiction from the colonial period of the early twentieth century. The contents will introduce readers to works written from a…