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Li Lifeng 李里峰. The Land Reform Movement and Transformation of Rural Power in Northern China: An Approach of Political History (《土地改革与华北乡村权力变迁:一项政治史的考察》), Nanjing: Jiangsu People's Publishing House, 2018. Reviewed by Yurong Li ( PhD candidate of Peking University; Visiting fellow of HYI) Land reform...More
“The Transnational Medical Institution in China in the First Half of the 20th Century: A Case Study of the Peking Union Medical College” (20世纪上半叶跨国医学机构在中国), by Jiang Yuhong 蒋育红. In Medicine and International Relations (医学与国际关系), ed. Qin Qian 秦倩, Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2018. Reviewed by...More
Wei Wenbin and Zhang Liming 魏文斌、张利明. Paintings of the Journey to the West and Paintings of Xuan Zang's Pilgrimage for Buddhist Scriptures 《西游记壁画与玄奘取经图像》. Jiangsu Fenghuang chubanshe 江苏凤凰美术出版社, June 2019, Color Edition. Reviewed by Lina Zhang (PhD candidate, Lanzhou University) Xuanzang (600-664)...More
Kobayashi Hiromitsu 小林宏光. Discourse on the History of Chinese Pictorial Printmaking 『中国版画史論』Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan 勉誠出版 , 2017 Book Review by Miki Homma (Waseda University) Kobayashi Hiromitsu’s Discourse on the History of Chinese Pictorial Printmaking discusses the history of Chinese pictorial...More
Ma Weiqiang 马维强. Shuangkou Village: Identity, Status and Rural Daily Life in the Era of Collectivization 《双口村:集体化时代的身份、地位与乡村日常生活》. Beijing: China Social Science Press (中国社会科学出版社), 2018. Reviewed by Yurong Li ( PhD candidate of Peking University; HYI Visiting Fellow) In the period of...More
Jiang Zhiqin 姜智芹 . Studies on the Communication of Mo Yan’s Writing’s Abroad ( 莫言作品:海外传播研究 ). Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2019. Reviewed by Nishit Kumar (Doctoral Candidate, Jawaharlal Nehru University and HYI Visiting Fellow) After winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2012, Mo Yan’s...More
Hu Angang and Guan Qingyou (胡鞍钢与管清友). China’s Response to Global Climate Change (中国应对全球气候变化). Tsinghua University Press, 2009. Reviewed by Shagufta Yasmin (Ph.D. candidate, Centre of East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University) Global climate change is one of...More
Luo Yunbing 罗运兵. The Domestication, Raising and Ritual Use of Pigs in Ancient China 《中国古代猪类驯化、饲养与仪式性使用》. Beijing: Science Press 北京:科学出版社,2017. Reviewed by Wang Yifan (Shandong University; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) As one of the earliest and most...More
Xu Hong 许宏 . The Tradition of Non-fortified Primary Capitals in Early China (大都无城­­中国古都的动态解读). Beijing: Sanlian Publishing House 三联书店, 2016. Reviewed by Ge Yun (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) Urbanization is one of the...More
Ji Ping and Tang Chung (吉平、邓聪) eds. Hamin Jades (哈民玉器研究) . Zhonghua Book Company 中华书局, November 2018. Reviewed by Yadi Wen (Ph.D. candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) Hamin, located in Inner Mongolia, northeast China, is...More
Wang Shaoguang and Fan Peng. 王绍光,樊鹏。 The Chinese Model of Consensus Decision-making: A Case Study of Healthcare Reform (中国式共识型决策:“开门”与“磨合”)。China Renmin University Press 中国人民大学出版社, 2013. Reviewed by Yang Shen (City University of Hong Kong; HYI Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018...More
Ying Xing 应星. Emotions and Contentious Politics in Contemporary Rural China. "气"与抗争政治 : 当代中国乡村社会稳定问题研究. Beijing: Social Science Academic Press 社会科学文献出版社, 2011. Reviewer: Wu Jie , Ph.D. candidate, The University of Hong Kong “Qi” (气) is one of the most important explanations for the occurrence of...More

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