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The Association for Asian Studies (AAS)—the largest society of its kind, with approximately 8,000 members worldwide—is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia (more).

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Designed for use in undergraduate humanities and social science courses, as well as by advanced high-school students and teachers, and anyone with an interest in Asia.
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A scholarly book series from AAS. "Asia Past & Present" books are fully refereed and selected on the basis of exemplary, original, and enduring scholarship.

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EAA 18:3

The Winter 2013 issue (Vol 18:3) of Education About Asia (EAA) is now available. The theme of this issue is CENTRAL ASIA.
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The Journal of Asian Studies (JAS) has long been recognized as the most authoritative and prestigious publication in the field of Asian studies. JAS Cover
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The single most important record of research and scholarly literature on East, Southeast, and South Asia written in Western languages.