New Books Network Podcast Interview: Japan’s Russia

Listen to the interview with Professor Olga V. Solovieva (University of Chicago) about her new book Japan's Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm, coedited with Professor Sho Konishi (University of Oxford) for the New Books Network. And check out the book at our #AAS2021 booth at the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) virtual conference!

AAS 2020 Virtual Book Exhibit

Welcome to our AAS 2020 virtual book exhibit! Below are the new titles that would have been released at the AAS conference. These were also featured on the outside back cover of the AAS 2020 conference program. Save 30% on the print edition of all titles if you order directly from the Cambria Press website… Continue reading AAS 2020 Virtual Book Exhibit

Cambria Press Publication Review: Contents Tourism in Japan

Congratulations to Philip Seaton (Tokyo University), Takayoshi Yamamura (Hokkaido University), Akiko Sugawa-Shimada (Yokohama National University), and Kyungjae Jang (Hokkaido University) on the outstanding review of their book, Contents Tourism in Japan: Pilgrimages to “Sacred Sites” of Popular Culture, in the journal Tourist Studies. The review praises the book, which includes 100 color images, noting that:… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Contents Tourism in Japan

Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Congratulations to Colonel Thomas Drohan (PhD, Princeton University), Head of the Department of Military & Strategic Studies at the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy, on the outstanding review by the journal Parameters of his book, A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia. This book, which is part of the new Cambria Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security Studies (RCSS) Series… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Forthcoming: Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

The following is an announcement from Dr. Victor H. Mair, Professor of  Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series. "It is with great pleasure that I announce the forthcoming publication of Buddhist Transformations and Interactions: Essays in Honor of Antonino Forte (Cambria Press, 2017). … Continue reading Forthcoming: Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

A New Strategy for Complex Warfare

As proactive competitors evolve techniques to circumvent US strengths, it is clear that the profession of arms needs to become a profession of effects. This study by Colonel Thomas Drohan intends to overcome three American weaknesses of strategy making. A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia develops new theory for superior… Continue reading A New Strategy for Complex Warfare

Cambria Press Book Review: Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women

Cambria Press is pleased to share a recently released review of Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women by the Journal of Japanese Studies. The review states that: "Until recently, avid viewers of Japanese prime-time television dramas could claim to know more about the Ooku, the women's quarters of the shogunal palace, than could… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women

Cambria Press Book Review: Social Science Japan Journal Praises Japan’s Shrinking Regions in the 21st Century

Cambria Press congratulates Peter Matanle, Anthony Rausch, and the Shrinking Regions Research Group on yet another outstanding review of their book, Japan's Shrinking Regions in the 21st Century: Contemporary Responses to Depopulation and Socioeconomic Decline, by Social Science Japan Journal. "A timely, empirically grounded resource that raises new questions and reveals engaging paths for future research. It will… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: Social Science Japan Journal Praises Japan’s Shrinking Regions in the 21st Century

“United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific is an important book about an important subject.” – Tommy Koh

Cambria Press forthcoming book: United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific “United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific is an important book about an important subject.  Will the U.S. continue to maintain its engagement with the Asia Pacific?  Is Obama’s Asia policy intended to contain the rise of China?  What role will Japan, India, and… Continue reading “United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific is an important book about an important subject.” – Tommy Koh

Monumenta Nipponica Praises Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women for having “much to recommend it” – Read the Outstanding Book Review

  Cambria Press congratulates Professors Cecilia Segawa Seigle and Linda H. Chance (University of Pennsylvania) on the outstanding review of their book Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women in the journal Monumenta Nipponica, which states that "a useful and essential supplement to [Conrad Totman's] Politics in the Tokugawa Bakufu and demonstrates that at least… Continue reading Monumenta Nipponica Praises Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women for having “much to recommend it” – Read the Outstanding Book Review