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Islamic Modernization in South Asia 《南亚伊斯兰现代进程》, by Liu Shuxiong, Yan Qiongying, Lei Wuling, Wang Xu, Wang Xi and Rong Ying 刘曙雄、晏琼英、雷武铃、王旭、王希、荣鹰. Beijing: Peking University Press, 北京大学出版社, 2013. Reviewed by Tong Yutao (Peking University; HYI South Asian Studies in China Program Visiting Fellow,...More
Progressive Education in Vietnam in the 1940s (Giáo dục mới tại Việt Nam thập niên 1940), by Nguyễn Thụy Phương. Ho Chi Minh: Ho Chi Minh City Literature and Arts Publishing House, 2018. Reviewed by Do Dieu Khue (PhD, Seoul National University) This short but minute piece of research disposes the...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
Murashima Eiji. The Birth of the Siam Communist Party (1930-1936) ( กำเนิดพรรคคอมมิวนิสต์สยาม, Kamnoed Pak Kommist Siam ). Matichon Publishing House, Bangkok, 2012 Reviewed by Chulaluk Pleumpanya , Visiting Fellow, Harvard-Yenching Institute, 2019-2020 One of the most prominent Thai studies...More
Wang Jian’e. 王建娥. Ethnic Politics: Theories and Practices in the 20th Century (族际政治:二十世纪的理论与实践). Social Sciences Academic Press (China) 社会科学文献出版社, 2011. Reviewed by Han Wei (Fudan University; HYI South Asian Studies in China Program, Visiting Fellow, 2019-20) Wang Jian’e’s Ethnic Politics: Theories...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
Phạm Quang Minh. Vietnam-Soviet Union-China Triangle Relations during the Anti-American Resistance War (1954-1975). Quan hệ tam giác Việt Nam-Liên Xô-Trung Quốc trong cuộc kháng chiến chống Mỹ (1954-1975). Hanoi: Vietnam National University Press, 2018. Reviewed by Do Dieu Khue (PhD, Seoul National...More
Horikiri Tatsuichi堀切辰一. Rags: the Horikiri Tatsuichi Collection - Cataloging Cloth Across Time . Vol.1 (堀切辰一コレクション時代布目録—襤褸—続編第一巻), KitaKyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, 2014. (北九州市立自然史・歴史博物館) Reviewed by Maumita Banerjee (Waseda University, HYI Visiting Fellow) Tatsuichi Horikiri’...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
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
American Missionary Views on Siamese Culture and their Evangelical and Social Works in Siam between the mid-19th Century and the early 20th Century ( Siu Kam-wah, Joseph , The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Abstract : This paper aims to analyze the views and criticisms of the American...More

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