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Series: The Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures

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East Asian Civilizations: A Dialogue in Five Stages by Wm. Theodore de Bary1986
China in the Tokugawa World by Marius B. Jansen1988
The Politics of Development: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Asia by robert scalapino1988
China and Japan in the Global Setting by Akira Iriye1989
The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia by Ezra F. Vogel1990
The Lyric Journey: Poetic Painting in China and Japan by James Cahill1993
The Chinese Overseas: From Earthbound China to the Quest for Autonomy by Gungwu Wang1997
The Asian American Century by Warren I. Cohen2000
Lost Modernities: China, Vietnam, Korea, and the Hazards of World History by Alexander Woodside2001
Visible Cities: Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia and the Coming of the Americans by Leonard Blusse2006
Articulating the Sinosphere: Sino-Japanese Relations in Space and Time by Joshua A. Fogel2007
Cultivating Global Citizens: Population in the Rise of China by Susan Greenhalgh2008
East Asian Development: Foundations and Strategies by Dwight H. Perkins2013

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"The first Japanese-born and Japanese-speaking U.S. Ambassador to Japan (1961-1966), Edwin O. Reischauer started his career teaching at Harvard University and eventually became the director of Harvard’s Yenching Institute. Following his stint at the embassy in Tokyo, Reischauer returned to academic life at Harvard and spent his remaining years giving lectures, promoting US-Japan relations, and writing. Established in 1986, the annual Reischauer Lectures are sponsored by the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard."
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