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Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective
Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective
Edited by Patrick Fridenson and Kikkawa Takeo

Ethical Capitalism is a volume of essays that tackles the thought, work, and legacy of Shibusawa Eiichi.

Published Sep 2017
Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan
Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan
By Hoi-eun Kim

In Doctors of Empire, Hoi-eun Kim recounts the story of the almost 1,200 Japanese medical students who rushed to German universities to learn cutting-edge knowledge from the world leaders in medicine, and of the dozen German physicians who were invited to Japan to transform the country’s medical institutions and education.

Published Jun 2016
Opening a Window to the West: The Foreign Concession at Kobe, Japan, 1868-1899
Opening a Window to the West: The Foreign Concession at Kobe, Japan, 1868-1899
By Peter Ennals

The first book-length study of Kōbe’s Foreign Concession, Opening a Window to the West situates Kōbe within the larger pattern of globalization occurring throughout East Asia in the nineteenth century.

Published Dec 2013
Tumultuous Decade: Empire, Society, and Diplomacy in 1930s Japan
Tumultuous Decade: Empire, Society, and Diplomacy in 1930s Japan
Edited by Masato Kimura and Tosh Minohara

Featuring an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars, Tumultuous Decade examines Japanese domestic and foreign affairs between 1931 and 1941.

Published Mar 2013
They Need Nothing: Hispanic-Asian Encounters of the Colonial Period
They Need Nothing: Hispanic-Asian Encounters of the Colonial Period
By Robert Richmond Ellis

Ellis provides a groundbreaking expansion of the geographical and cultural contours of Hispanism that bridges the fields of European, Latin American, and Asian Studies.

Published Aug 2012