Series V - Volume 1

Series V, Vol 1, No. 1, Spring 2016

Sponsored By: Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs
Editor-in-Chief: Jinhee J. Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Editors: Rustin Gates, Ph.D., and Noboru Tomonari, Ph.D.
Book Review Editor: Greg Guelcher, Ph.D.
©2016 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

Editorial Foreword 1




Robert E. Hegel 2015 MCAA Presidential Panel Note I
Book and Print Culture in Pre-Modern China
Kai-wing Chow 2015 MCAA Presidential Panel Note II
Experience of Print in Everyday Life in Imperial China
Sookja Cho Gender Equality and the Practice of Virtue in the Samguk sagi (History of the Three Kingdoms) in Comparison with the Lienü zhuan (Biographies of Virtuous Women) 17
David G. Nelson The Autobiography of Wakita Kyūbei: Samurai Military Service and Recognition in Seventeenth-Century Japan 50
Rustin Gates The Dōjinkai and the Promotion of Japanese Modernity in China, 1902-1937 72
Sawyer Middeleer 2015 MCAA Student Award Paper
I Want to Go Far Away: Discover Japan and Japanese Identity Tourism in the 1970s

Research Notes

Truong Van Mon Palm Leaf Manuscripts of the Cham People in Vietnam 122


Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema Silent Voices, Untold Stories: Women Domestic Workers in Pakistan and Their Struggle for Empowerment. By Ayesha Shahid. Karachi and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxiii, 247 pages. 138
Greg P. Guelcher Vietnam’s Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN. By Andrew A. Wiest. New York: New York University Press, 2008. xviii, 350 pages. 142
Geoff Harkness Consumption in China: How China’s New Consumer Ideology Is Shaping the Nation. By LiAnne Yu. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2014. xi, 207 pages. 146

Asianists in the Midwest

Nancy Abelmann (1959-2016) 150
Notes on Contributors 155

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