Asian Culture and History

Published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education, Asian Culture and History (ACH) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal with both print and online versions. ACH encourages high-quality submissions. In order to carry out our non-discrimination principles, we use a double-blind system of peer review. ACH covers the entire spectrum of research, including the following topics: culture, history, arts, anthropology, archaeology, religion, philosophy, politics, education, laws and linguistics.

The journal is published in both print and online versions semiannually (March,  September). The online version is free access and download. If you want to order print copies, please visit:




The journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. Manuscripts (MS office word format) and supplementary materials can be submitted via the journal’s Online Management System or email to

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e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.




Asian Culture and History: Call for Papers


We are now seeking submissions for Vol. 8, No. 1, March 2016 issueSubmission deadline: February 10, 2016.

Please find the journal’s profile at and submit your manuscripts online. You may also e-mail submissions to

Please find the paper submission guide (MS-Word or  PDF) and the MS-Word template (Paper TemplateTitle Page Template)

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Posted: 2015-10-10

Publishing Statistics in 2015 Q3 Released


2015 Q3: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 4; Published: 9; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 9; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 3; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 11; Accepted: 7; Rejected: 4; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 91; Accepted: 64; Rejected: 27; Published: 64; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 49; Accepted: 37; Rejected: 14; Published: 44; Retracted: 0

Posted: 2015-10-10
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Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

Asian Culture and History, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2016 e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


Out-migrants and Local Institutions: Case Study of a Depopulated Mountain Village in Japan PDF
Mika Okubo, Abrar Juhar Mohammed, Makoto Inoue p1
Consciousness of Muslim Converts Towards Halal Food in Malaysia PDF
Razaleigh Muhamat at Kawangit, Marlon Pontino Guleng p10
Investiture Beseeching in Vietnam – China Diplomatic Relationship in Feudal Age PDF
Nguyen Thi My Hanh p17
Class Structure and Ethics in Shinjū Ten no Amijima PDF
Motoko Tanaka p28
Faxian’s Biography and His Contributions to Asian Buddhist Culture: Latest Textual Analysis PDF
Xican Li p38
Guangxiao Temple (Guangzhou) and its Multi Roles in the Development of Asia-Pacific Buddhism PDF
Xican Li p45
A Traditional Community in the Chao Phraya River Basin: Classification and Characteristics of a Waterfront Community Complex PDF
Patiphol Yodsurang, Miki Hiromi, Uekita Yasufumi p57
Exploring the Role of Resources in Ethnic Minorities’ Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in Preserving Their Cultural Identity in Malaysia PDF
Sarjit S. Gill, A. T. Talib, Choo Yeong Khong, Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran p69

Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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