The contributors place the development of Asian studies programs in small colleges in historical context, make a compelling case for the inclusion of Asian studies in the liberal arts curriculum, and consider the challenges faced in developing and sustaining Asian studies programs and ways of meeting such challenges now and in the future.

chapter 1|20 pages

Asia and the Undergraduate Curriculum

ByThomas B. Coburn

chapter 2|29 pages

Asian Studies at American Private Colleges, 1808–1990

BySamuel Hideo Yamashita

chapter 3|24 pages

Asian Language Study in Liberal Arts Colleges

ByStanley L. Mickel

chapter 4|22 pages

Study Abroad in Asia

ByStephen P. Nussbaum

chapter 5|27 pages

Remapping Asian Studies

ByRita Smith Kipp

chapter 6|26 pages

Where We Came From, Where We Are Going

ByAinslie T. Embree