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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
Zhou Xueguang 周雪光. The Institutional Logic of Governance in China: An Organizational Approach (中国国家治理的制度逻辑:一个组织学研究). SDX & Harvard-Yenching Academic Library 生活·读书·新知 三联书店, 2017. Reviewed by Zhang Shiyu (PhD candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Chinese Politics Training Program...More
Akiko SHIMONO 下野玲子. A Study on Foding zunsheng tuoluoni jing Scenes in Dunhuang. 敦煌仏頂尊勝陀羅尼経変相図の研究. Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan 勉誠出版 , 2017 . Reviewed by Zhang Mengyan (Fudan University) The Uṣṇīṣavijayā Dhāraṇī Sūtra ( 佛顶尊胜陀罗尼经, UVDS ) was well-spread in the history of East Asia. In the process of...More
Wang Bangwei 王邦维. Transcultural Imagination: Literature, Myths and History 《跨文化的想象:文献、神话与历史》. Beijing: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House 中国大百科全书出版社, 2017. Reviewed by Duan Nan (段南) Transcultural Imagination: Literature, Myths and History (《跨文化的想象:文献、神话与历史》) is written by Bangwei Wang (王邦维), a...More
Han Jianye (韩建业). Early China: The Making of the Chinese Cultural Sphere 《早期中国:中国文化圈的形成和发展》. Shanghai: Shanghai Ancient Works Publishing House (上海:上海古籍出版社), 2015. Reviewed by Yifan Wang , Shandong University The origin and formation of Chinese civilization has always been a key topic attracting the...More
Hou Xudong 侯旭东. Favoritism: the monarch’s relationship with subjects based on private trust and the unfolding of Western Han history (宠:信-任型君臣关系与西汉历史的展开). Beijing Normal University Press 北京师范大学出版社, 2018. Reviewed by Zhang Shiyu (PhD candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Chinese Politics...More
Tang Chung 鄧聰. Archaeological Excavation of Prehistoric Lapidary Workshop in Hac Sa, Macau, China 《澳門黑沙玉石作坊》. Macau: Instituto para os Assuntos Cívicos e Municipais 澳門特別行政區民政總署文化康體部, 2013. Reviewed by Wen Yadi (Ph.D. candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training...More
Deng Yanhua 邓燕华. Environmental Resistance in Rural China: the Case of Huazhen (中国农村的环保抗争:以华镇事件为案例) . Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press 中国社会科学出版社 (2016). Reviewed by Shen Yang (City University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Fellow, Chinese Politics Training Program, 2018-19) Deng Yanhua’s book...More

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