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Zhang Zhongmin 张仲民. Interpretations: Reading Cultures and Reception Politics in Late Qing and Early Republican China . (种瓜得豆:清末民初的阅读文化与接受政治) Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2016. Reviewed by Chen Siyan (PhD candidate, Nankai University) Recently, the study of new terms and concepts in...More
Hong Hong 洪 宏 . Soviet Influence and Chinese Films Produced during the ‘17-year’ Period ( 苏联影响与中国十七年电 影 ). Beijing: Zhongguo Dianying Chubanshe ( 中国电影出版社) , 2008. Reviewed by Madhurendra Jha (PhD candidate, Jawaharlal Nehru University) Spread over 244 pages and carefully divided into eight chapters...More
Ni Yuping 倪玉平. Research on Finance and Society in the Jiaqing and Daoguang Reigns of the Qing Dynasty (清朝嘉道财政与社会). Beijing: The Commercial Press, 2013. Reviewed by Sanghoun Lee (Ph.D. Candidate, Seoul National University) "Dynastic decline" has been the predominant view of Qing history in the first...More
Li Bingkui 李秉奎. Gender, Romance and Marriage of Chinese Youth During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) (狂澜与潜流:中国青年的性恋与婚姻(1966-1976)). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2015. Reviewed by Liu Zhao (PhD candidate, University of Hong Kong) This book is the first systematic study on private...More
Ch’oe, Su-il. 최수일. “Kaeby ŏ k” y ŏn’gu 『개벽 연구』, Sŏul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an 서울: 소명출판. 2008. Reviewed by Jae young Song (Yonsei University) “Kaeby ŏ k” y ŏn’gu is a series of research on the modern cultural system of Korea, and is a compilation of the author's previous research on the magazine Kaeby ŏ k...More
Wu, Rwei-ren 吳叡人 . Prometheus Unbound: When Formosa Reclaims the World 『受困的思想:臺灣重返世界』 . Taipei: Acropolis, 2016. Reviewed by: Chang Cheng-chieh (Ph.D. Candidate, Japanese Culture Studies, Nagoya University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Taiwan’s democratization since the 1980s has taken place in the context...More
Takano Asako 高野麻子. Fingerprinting and Modernity: Control of Moving Bodies and Technology of Governance 『指紋と近代——移動する身体の管理と統治の技法』.Tokyo: Misuzu shobō, 2016. Reviewed by Hiro Fujimoto (Ph.D. Student, The University of Tokyo; 2016-17 HYI Visiting Fellow) In the late nineteenth century, Henry Faulds, a...More
日佔時期 (1919-1945) 關東州恩賜財團慈惠資金與兒童奬學資金之社會救濟、醫療保護及兒童教育措施 [Social Relief, Medical Services and Childhood Education Work of the Charity Funds and Child Scholarship Funds of the Imperial Gift Foundation in Guandong Province under the Japanese Occupation, 1919-1945] ( Joseph Siu Kam-wah , Chinese...More
Li Ruojian 李若建. Wandering between Illusion and Reality: on Rumors in 1950s Mainland China (虚实之间: 20世纪大陆谣言研究). Beijing: Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe, 2011. Reviewed by Yumeng Wang (Nankai University/Harvard-Yenching Institute) Li Ruojian’s 虚实之间: 20世纪大陆谣言研究 ( Wandering between Illusion and Reality...More
NAGURA Kyoko奈仓京子. “The Formation of Returned Overseas Chinese Identity and its Ramifications: a Case Study on the Yuehaiwan Overseas Chinese Farm in Guangdong” (“归侨认同意识的形成及其动态 * ———以广东粤海湾华侨农场为例”) in Journal of Overseas Chinese History Studies (华侨华人历史研究) 2008 Vol 3. Reviewed by Severin Kuok (PhD...More
Narayan Sen (নারায়ণ সেন). Maoism and the Buddhist Philosophy of India and China (মাওবাদ ও ভারত-চীন বৌদ্ধ দর্শন Maobad o Bharat-Cheen Bouddha Darshan ). Kolkata: Creative Publication, 2013. Reviewed by Barnali Chanda (Ph.D. Candidate, Jadavpur University; 2016-17 HYI Comparative Literature Visiting...More
Chen Jian 陈剑. Documenting the Reproductive Revolution in China, 1978-1991 (中国生育革命纪实(1978–1991)). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (2015). Reviewed by Guan Yue (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) The one-child policy is...More

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