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Asia Society

Overview
Works: 764 works in 1,299 publications in 2 languages and 38,427 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Dictionaries  Reference works  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Art  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Other, Producer, Editor, Publisher, 475
Classifications: N7260, 950
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Most widely held works by Asia Society
Encyclopedia of Asian history by Asia Society( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles that survey the full scope of Asian history, discussing major historical events and periods from Bronze Age China to modern India, looking at the geography of the continent, profiling over 1,200 influential men and women, and examining aspects of Asian culture and society
China briefing 2000 : the continuing transformation( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archives of Asian art by Asia Society( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Literatures of India : an introduction by Edward C Dimock( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korea briefing : toward reunification by Kong Dan Oh( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's foreign relations in the 1980s( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia( )

in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and China's revolution by Melissa Chiu( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading the wind : the literature of the Vietnam war : an interpretative critique by Timothy J Lomperis( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphy in the arts of the Muslim world by Anthony Welch( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southeast Asia : problems of United States policy by William Henderson( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual vessels of bronze age China by Max Loehr( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monks and merchants : Silk Road treasures from Northwest China Gansu and Ningxia 4th-7th century by Annette L Juliano( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stunning works in precious metals, glass, and stone--many recently excavated and virtually unknown outside China--shed new light on a pivotal epoch in Chinese history. From the 4th through 7th century, monks and merchants freely traveled along the fabled Silk Road, linking China with the west, propagating Buddhism, and purveying exotic goods and artifacts that fundamentally transformed Chinese culture and society. This sumptuous volume, the first to explore the magnificent treasures and sites of China's northwest section of the Silk Road, accompanies an exhibition at the Asia Society in New York. The text by an international team of scholars illuminates the importance of the region in this period of fertile cross-cultural exchanges between Eastern and Western Asia
The evolution of the Buddha image by Asia Society( Book )

7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of an exhibition shown in the galleries of Asia House as an activity of the Asia Society. The text, by a Harvard professor, is a survey of the theme
Designed for pleasure : the world of Edo Japan in prints and paintings, 1680-1860( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the floating world of popular culture centered in Edo [modern Tokyo] during the period between 1680 and 1860, when Japan transformed itself from an agrarian to a booming commercial economy. By 1710, Edo was the largest city in the world, with a population of over a million. We know so much about this time in part because of the vast body of imagery created and treasured by succeeding generations. The artists and writers held a looking glass up to their heady world and, in the process, to themselves. Fads and fashions proliferated, and this highly literate, consumer-driven society insisted on being up to date. Innovative color printing techniques fed the demand for ever-new information
Indonesian political thinking, 1945-1965 by Herbert Feith( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese arts of the Heian period, 794-1185 by John M Rosenfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel in India : its birth and development by T. W Clark( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One way or another : Asian American art now by Asia society (N.Y.)( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Asian American artists--with a strong sense of being American and an acute critical consciousness of world matters--grapple with issues of identity in a way that sets them apart from their predecessors. Whereas many Asian American artists of a previous generation directly referred to an Asian sense of self in their works, it can be argued that younger Asian American artists only sometimes make reference to it or omit it entirely. This creatively designed book focuses on recent works by seventeen Asian American artists born in the late 1960s and 1970s--including Patty Chang, Kaz Oshiro, and Jean Shin--to explore this pivotal generation of artists, the prevalent themes in their art, and the different ways they configure identity in their work. One Way or Another features examples of painting, sculpture, and video and installation art--many previously unpublished--and includes essays that discuss the shifting meaning of Asian America over the last decade and address the issues of mixed heritage and the emergence of an evolving Asian American identity in an increasingly globalized society
The art of the Korean potter; Silla, Koryŏ, Yi by Robert P Griffing( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of Asian history
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China briefing 2000 : the continuing transformationKorea briefing : toward reunificationChina's foreign relations in the 1980sArt and China's revolutionMonks and merchants : Silk Road treasures from Northwest China Gansu and Ningxia 4th-7th centuryDesigned for pleasure : the world of Edo Japan in prints and paintings, 1680-1860One way or another : Asian American art now
Alternative Names

controlled identityConference on Asian Affairs, Inc.

AS

Asia Society and Museum

Asia Society Museum

Niu-yüeh Ya-chou hsieh hui

Ya-chou hsieh hui

Ya-chou hsieh hui (Asia Society)

Ya zhou xie hui

Languages
English (158)

Chinese (1)