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Book awards: John Whitney Hall Book Prize

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Works (17)

Offspring of Empire: The Koch'Ang Kims and the Colonial Origins of Korean Capitalism, 1876-1945 by Carter J. Eckert1994
Taiga's True Views by Melinda Takeuchi1995
"Rich Nation, Strong Army": National Security and the Technological Transformation of Japan (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) by Richard J. Samuels1996
Writing Ground Zero by John Whittier Treat1997
Confucian Statecraft and Korean Institutions: Yu Hyongwon and the Late Choson Dynasty by James B. Palais1998
Everyday Things in Premodern Japan by Susan B. Hanley1999
Manufacturing Ideology by William M. Tsutsui2000
Ruins of Identity by Mark J. Hudson2001
Uncovering Heian Japan by Thomas LaMarre2002
Blue Nippon by E. Taylor Atkins2003
Korea Between Empires, 1895-1919 by Andre Schmid2004
House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880-1930 by Jordan Sand2005
Chikubushima by Andrew M. Watsky2006
Bonds of Civility: Aesthetic Networks and the Political Origins of Japanese Culture by Eiko Ikegami2007
Deaf in Japan by Karen Nakamura2008
The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the ‘Opening’ of Japan by Ann Jannetta2009
An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel by Ken Ito2010

Award description

Awarded by the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies

The Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (NEAC) awards the annual John Whitney Hall Book Prize for an outstanding English language book published on Japan or Korea. Books may address either contemporary or historical topics in any field of the humanities or the social sciences

Began in 1994

John Whitney Hall Book Prize website


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