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  Virginia Review of Asian Studies    


Virginia Review of Asian Studies 2008

      World War II and Japan

      Chinese Culture, History and Contemporary Affairs

      China and Central Asia

      India: Culture and Current Affairs

      Japan: History and Culture

      From The Editors Desk By Daniel Metraux

  • A Conversation with Japan's Senior Vice-Minister of Finance Provides a Bleak Picture of His Nation's Future

  • The Ghosts of Chinese Camp California

  • Benazir Bhutto's Assassination and Pakistan's Ultimate Failure as a Nation

  • How Recent Turkish Invasions of Northern Iraq Could Ruin the American War Effort

  • Who Plays Better Baseball: The United States of Japan?

      Book Reviews

      Reviewed by Gordon Bowen

  • John L. Esposito and Dalia Mogahed.Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims REALLY THINK.

  • Mansoor Moaddel, Ed., Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics

      Reviewed by Daniel A. Metraux

  • Chen Guidi and Wu Chuntao, Will the Boat Sink the Water:The Life of China's Peasants

  • Charles K. Armstrong,The Koreas

  • Hideaki Matsuoka,Japanese Prayer Below the Equator: How Brazilians Believe in the Church of World Messianity

  • Amy Docksert Marcus, Jerusalem 1913

  • Kozaburo Nagatsu, Hisao Suzuki, and Toshio Yamamoto, Eds. Against Nuclear Weapons: A Collection of Poems by 181 Poets

      Reviewed by Eric Strange

  • Gi Wook Shin and Kyung Moon Hwang, Eds. Contentious Kwangju: The May 18 Uprising in Korea's Past and Present