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J.D. Schmidt, University of British Columbia
In The Poet Zheng Zhen (1806-1864) and the Rise of Chinese Modernity J. D. Schmidt provides a study of one of the China's greatest poets and a major architect of Chinese modernity.
Michael John Paton, University of Sydney
In Five Classics of Fengshui Michael Paton traces the theoretical development of this form of spiritual geography through full translations of major texts: the Burial Classic of Qing Wu, Book of Burial, Yellow Emperor’s Classic of House Siting, Twenty Four Difficult Problems, and Water Dragon ...
Carolyn FitzGerald, Auburn University
In Fragmenting Modernisms, Carolyn FitzGerald traces the evolution of Chinese modernism during the War of Resistance against Japan (1937-45) and Chinese Civil War (1945-49) through a series of close readings of fiction, poetry, film, and visual art.
Wei-chung Cheng, Academia Sinica
The fall of the Ming allowed Cheng Ch’eng-kung—alias Coxinga—and his sons to create a short-lived but independent seaborne regime in China’s southeastern coastal provinces that competed fiercely, if only briefly, with Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and English merchants during the early stages of ...
Weigang Chen, University of Macau
Weigang Chen's analysis of the legacy of "Confucian Marxism" presents a challenging framework for understanding the politics of "civilizational" diversity and the tenability of a gloal democratic order.
Rong Xinjiang, Beijing University
In Eighteen Lectures on Dunhuang, Professor Rong Xinjiang provides a reliable, yet accessible, overview of the discovery of the Dunhuang manuscripts, the emergence of the field of Dunhuang studies and its contribution to scholarship both in China and the West.
Ulrich Theobald, Tübingen University
In his book War Finance and Logistics in Late Imperial China, Ulrich Theobald analyzes how the Qing dynasty (1644 – 1911) laid the organizational base for the spectacular expansion of its territory.
Zhuo Xinping Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Although Chinese Christianity can be dated back to the Tang Dynasty it has not been extensively researched by Chinese academics. This volume is devoted to this topic and consists of twelve chapters, written mostly by leading mainland Chinese scholars.
Paolo Santangelo, Sapienza University, Roma in cooperation with Yan Beiwen, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Although the preface says that the tales in this collection of supernatural stories should not be taken seriously and just aim to dispel boredom, Zibuyu is a work with different reading levels, which allows to uncover several deep trends, taboos and fantasies of late imperial intellectual ...
Ye QI, Tsinghua University
A special volume in the Chinese Research Perspectives on the Environment series, this English-language volume is an edited collection of articles from the Chinese-language volume of The Annual Review of Low-Carbon Development in China (2011-2012).
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