Mark Selden

Mark Selden

Research Interest

Political economy and history of China, Japan, and the Asia Pacific; war and peace; revolution; inequality; development; regional and world social change; historical memory

Mark Selden is editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus and Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology at Binghamton University. A specialist on the modern and contemporary geopolitics, political economy, and history of China, Japan, and the Asia Pacific, his work has addressed themes of war and peace, revolution, inequality, development, regional and world social change, and historical memory. In 1968 he was a founding member of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars and for more than thirty years he was an editor of the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars and its successor, Critical Asian Studies. He is the author or editor of more than 30 books and editor of book series at Rowman & Littlefield, Routledge, M.E. Sharpe, and Lexington Publishers. His homepage is



Mark Selden and Elizabeth J. Perry. Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2010).

Laura Hein and Mark Selden, eds., Censoring History: Citizenship and Memory in Japan, Germany and the United States, Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe, 2000)

Mark Selden, China in Revolution: The Yenan Way Revisited (Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe, 1995).

Edward Friedman, Paul Pickowicz and Mark Selden, Chinese Village, Socialist State (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991).

Kyoko Selden and Mark Selden, The Atomic Bomb: Voices From Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe 1989).