New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship highlights recent books and important articles published in Asian languages, relating to the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on Asian culture.

Wei, Guangqi 魏光奇. With and Without Law: The System and Operation of Local Administration in the Qing Dynasty ( 有法与无法: 清代的州县制度及其运作). Beijing: Shangwu yinshuguan 商务印书馆, 2010. Reviewed by Minsu Park (Ph.D. Candidate, Seoul National University; 2015-16 HYI Visiting Fellow) The title With and Without...More
Gu Jiming 谷继明. Exegesis of Wang Fuzhi’s Outer Commentary on the Book of Changes 王船山《周易外传》笺疏. Shanghai: Shanghai renmin chubanshe, 2016. Reviewed by Li Zhen (Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University; 2015-2016 HYI Visiting Fellow) The importance of Wang Fuzhi 王夫之 (Wang Chuanshan王船山, 1619-1692) in Chinese...More
Nguyen Ba Thanh. A Panorama of Vietnamese Poetry: 1945-1975 (Toàn cảnh thơ Việt Nam: 1945-1975). Hanoi: Vietnam National University Press, 2015. Reviewed by Tran Dang Trung (Ph.D. Candidate, Vietnam National University-Hanoi; 2015-16 HYI Visiting Fellow) Scholarship on the period of revolution and...More
Liu, Xiaomeng 刘小萌. The Society of the Bannermen in Beijing during the Qing Dynasty 清代北京旗人社会. Beijing: Zhongguo shehui kexue chubanshe 中国社会科学出版社, 2008 (revised in 2016). Reviewed by Minsu Park (Ph.D. Candidate, Seoul National University; 2015-16 HYI Visiting Fellow) The Society of the Bannermen in...More
Wu Kaming 胡嘉明 and Zhang Jieying 張劼穎. Living with Waste: Economies, Communities and Spaces of Waste Collectors in China 《廢品生活:垃圾場的經濟、社群與空間》. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2016. Reviewed by Siyi Li (Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)...More
Ando Takemasa 安藤丈将. New Left Movements and Civil Society: Legacies of the 1960s 『ニューレフト運動と市民社会――「六〇年代」の思想のゆくえ』. Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 2013. Reviewed by Chang Cheng-chieh (Ph.D. Candidate, Japanese Culture, Nagoya University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Why did the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, the...More
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay. Bangla Sishu Sahityer Choto Meyera: A collection of Essays by Sibaji Bandyopadhyay [The Female Children of Bengali Children’s Literature]. Kolkata: Gangcheel Press, 2007. শিবাজী বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়. বাংলা শিশুসাহিত্যের ছোটো মেয়েরা. কলকাতা: গাঙচিল, 2007 Reviewed by: Barnali Chanda...More
Ko Young-jin, Kim Byungmoon, and Cho Tae-rin, eds. 고영진, 김병문, 조태린 편. The Problem of Language in Korea’s Colonial Period 『식민지 시기 전후의 언어 문제』. Seoul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an (소명출판), 2012. Reviewed by Jae young Song (Yonsei University) Studying the uses of language in Korea’s colonial period presents a...More
Shao Yiping 邵毅平. A Study of the Lunheng 論衡研究 . Shanghai: Fudan daxue chubanshe, 2009. Reviewed by Mengmeng Ji (Ph.D. Candidate, Fudan University; 2015-2016 HYI Visiting Fellow) This book is a collection of Shao Yiping’s 邵毅平 research articles on the Lunheng 論衡 by Wang Chong王充 (27-97 CE), written...More
Li Tianhong 李天虹. On The Study of Chu Writing on Bronze Vessels and Bamboo Strips 《楚國銅器與竹簡文字研究》. Wuhan: Hubei Education Press, 2012. Reviewed by Huang Jie (Ph.D. Candidate, School of History, Wuhan University; 2015-16 HYI Visiting Fellow ) [1] In September 2012, Professor Li Tianhong of Wuhan...More

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