Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from “North Korea Demystified”

Given the recent events, it would be timely to revisit North Korea Demystified. The book was published in at the end of 2012, but the advice of expert Professor Bruce Cumings in his chapter "North Korea––Dealing with Irrationality" still resonates with most, especially given the precarious state of world politics and the reputation of the leaders… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from “North Korea Demystified”

Cambria Press author Charlotte Furth (AAS 2017 speech)

Cambria Press author Charlotte Furth (University of Southern California) spoke about her new book Opening to China: A Memoir of Normalization, 1981–1982 at the Cambria Press  reception. Watch Professor Charlotte Furth’s speech at the Cambria Press reception Below is a transcript of Professor Charlotte Furth’s speech: “Many of you here may not even remember what it was… Continue reading Cambria Press author Charlotte Furth (AAS 2017 speech)

United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific: Perspectives from Asia

Professors Yoichiro Sato and Tan See Seng's recent book, United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific: Perspectives from Asia, has been praised by Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large at Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Rector of Tembusu College, National University of Singapore, as being "an important book about an important subject." The following is an interview with… Continue reading United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific: Perspectives from Asia

Authors to Watch: Minghui Hu and Johan Elverskog

Cambria Press authors Professors Minghui Hu (University of California Santa Cruz) and Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University) are among the group of scholars who are making the bold exploration into historian Joseph Levenson's observation that China used to be cosmopolitan on account of Confucianism. Levenson's assertion was made at the height of the Cultural Revolution… Continue reading Authors to Watch: Minghui Hu and Johan Elverskog

#LASA2015 Highlight: Author Interview with Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America

The following is an interview with  Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism In Latin America: Chile During the Cold War Era: Question: Why did you decide to write Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America? Jedrek Mularski: In addition to being a Latin American historian by profession, I have had a strong interest… Continue reading #LASA2015 Highlight: Author Interview with Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America

Yet Another Fantastic Journal Review for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist!

Cambria Press congratulates Brigitta Olubas on the outstanding review by JASAL on her book Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist, which reinforces what an important book this is for scholars in contemporary literature. Already hailed for being "scrupulously scholarly" in another review, JASAL praises the book because it "demonstrates what a gift intelligent, passionately engaged and theoretically attuned… Continue reading Yet Another Fantastic Journal Review for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist!

Brilliant Book Review for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist!

Cambria Press congratulates Dr. Brigitta Olubas on yet another fabulous review on her highly praised book Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist! The journal Contemporary Women’s Writing praises the book, stating that: “To read Brigitta Olubas’s Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist must be to have something like the experience of the readers… Continue reading Brilliant Book Review for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist!

Cambria Press Author Q&A for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist

Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Dr. Brigitta Olubas on her recently published book, Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist. Shirley Hazzard’s work has been extensively and extravagantly praised by writers and reviewers, such as Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Richard Ford, who raves that “if there has to be one… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Q&A for Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist