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Wang Mingke 王明珂. On Chinese Borderlands: Historical Memory and Ethnic Identity 《华夏边缘:历史记忆与族群认同》. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2006. Reviewed by YANG Qian (PhD student, Shandong University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Previous anthropologists usually treated language, phenotypic traits, and...More
Wang Fansen 王汎森. Capillary Function of Power: Ideology, Scholarship and Mentality during the Qing Period (权力的毛细管作用:清代的思想、学术与心态). Taipei: Taiwan lianjing shiye gongsi, 2013. Reviewed by Gu Songjie (PhD candidate, School of History and Culture, Minzu University of China) Capillary Function of Power...More
Leung Ki-che 梁其姿 . Facing Illness: Medical Concepts and Organizations in Traditional Chinese Society (面对疾病:传统中国社会的医疗观念与组织). Beijing: China Renmin University Press, 2012. Reviewed by Ge Yun (PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore) This book is not an entirely new...More
Sun Xiaoshu 孙晓舒. The Social Construction of Wildness: An Anthropological Account of the Meaning and Value of Ginseng in Northeast China , 《山参之“野”:关于意义与价格之生成的人类学研究》. Beijing: The Intellectual Property Publishing House, 2013. Reviewed by Fang Jingwen (Doctoral Candidate, Renmin University of China;...More
Zhou Yi 周怡. Huaxi Village: Post-collectivism in A Transitional Economy 《中国第一村: 华西村转型经济中的后集体主义》, Oxford University Press, 2006. Reviewed by CHEN Xi (PhD candidate in Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Key Words : Huaxi village, post-collectivism, economic transformation, social...More
Gong Bendong, The Study of Antiphonal Poems and Ci lyrics: Focusing on the Periods of Tang and Song , Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2013 鞏本棟著:《唱和詩詞研究 —— 以唐宋爲中心》,北京:中華書局, 2013 年 Reviewed by Li Yueyan (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Literature, Nanjing University; Harvard-Yenching Institute visiting...More
The early Holocene archaeobotanical record from the Zhangmatun site situated at the northern edge of the Shandong Highlands, China (Guiyun Jin, Pavel E. Tarasov, Xinghua Wang, Wenwan Wu, and Xiaohong Wu) Full paper [PDF]More
从《容美纪游》看清代容美土司的食物系统与逃逸文化 [ Food and the Escape Culture of Rongmei Chieftainship in the Qing Dynasty ] (Wu Xu, East China Normal University) 摘要 :南方民族食物系统中的刀耕火种、杂粮、野菜等一直被看成生产力低下的标志。本文以逃逸文化为视角,发现清代容美土司的看似“原始”的食物系统承担有重要的逃逸文化功能。土司的食物系统通过食物生产、制作和餐食结构上的特有习俗来消解水稻的主粮地位、树立与平原国家保持距离的边界符号、消除余粮积累,维持其政治经济上的“游耕-...More
Mao Zedong, Stalin and the Korean War . 《毛泽东、斯大林与朝鲜战争》, by Shen, Zhihua 沈志华. ( Guangzhou: Guangdong renmin chubanshe, 2013.2, third edition) Reviewed by Tian Wuxiong (PhD candidate, History, Peking University; HYI Archival Research Training Program Visiting Fellow) Field: History Key Words: the...More
An Interdisciplinary Perspective to a Historical Issue: A Jesuit Madonna Case in the Seventeenth Century (Chen Hui-hung, National Taiwan University) Abstract : Historical issues regarding cultural encounters can require explorations of complex relationships between the past and present, the Self...More
The Study of Historical Commentaries in the Song Dynasty 《宋代史論研究》, by Sun Liyao 孫立堯 (Beijing: Zhonghua Shuju Press, 2009) Reviewed by Li Yueyan (Ph.D. Candidate, Literature, Nanjing University; Harvard-Yenching Institute visiting fellow) The Study of Historical Commentaries in the Song Dynasty is...More
A Cultural History of the Chinese Character “ Ta" (She)—On the invention and identification of a new female pronoun ("她”字的文化史—女性新代词的发明与认同研究"), by Huang Xingtao 黄兴涛. Fuzhou: Fujian jiaoyu chubanshe, 2009. Reviewed by Zhang Yun (PhD candidate, The University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Fellow) Early-...More

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