The Pandemic

The Pandemic

Perspectives on Asia

  • Author: Chaturvedi, Vinayak
  • Publisher: Association for Asian Studies
  • Serie: Asia Shorts
  • ISBN: 9781952636189
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781952636189
  • Place of publication:  Spain
  • Year of digital publication: 2020
  • Month: December
  • Language: English
This collection of essays provides analyses of the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia. It covers the first phase of the pandemic that will help future scholars to contextualize the history of the present. It includes interpretations by leading scholars in anthropology, food studies, history, media studies, political science, and visual studies, who examine the political, social, economic, and cultural impact of COVID-19 in China, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and beyond. Contributors are David Arnold, Manan Ahmed Asif, Mary Augusta Brazelton, Clare Gordon Bettencourt, Yong Chen, Alexis Dudden, John Harriss, Jaeho Kang, Ravinder Kaur, Catherine Liu, Kate McDonald, Sumathi Ramaswamy, and Christine Yano. The volume is introduced by Vinayak Chaturvedi and concludes with an afterword by Kenneth Pomeranz. The timely and provocative essays in the volume will be of interest to scholars, teachers, students, and general readers.



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