New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship highlights recent books and important articles published in Asian languages, relating to the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on Asian culture.

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
Dong Leiming 董磊明. Songcun Village: Authority and Discipline in a Time of Radical Change 宋村的调解: 巨变时代的权威与秩序. Beijing: Fa lv chu ban she 法律出版社 , 2008. Reviewed by Wu Jie (Ph.D. candidate, The University of Hong Kong) Since the 1990s, the case of the rural petitioner in China has captured the attention...More
Hồ Trung Tú. There were such 500 years: Quảng Nam’s identity from the view of historical periodization (Có 500 năm như thế: Bản sắc Quảng Nam từ góc nhìn phân kỳ lịch sử). Hanoi: Thời Đại Publishing House, 2011. Reviewed by: Pham Thi Thanh Huyen (HYI Visiting Fellow, HYI-NUS Joint Doctoral Scholar...More
Xu Hong 许宏. What makes China China ? An Overview of the Central Plains around 2000 B.C. (First Edition) (何以中国:公元前2000年的中原图景(第一版)). Beijing: Sanlian Publishing House , 2014. Reviewed by Ge Yun (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19...More
Guangdong: One Step Ahead in China Again? Xiao Bin (肖滨). Understanding Leading Governance Samples in China: A Theoretical Analysis of Guangdong Experience (理解中国治理的广东样本:广东经验的理论分析), Guangzhou: Sun Yat-sen University Press (广州:中山大学出版社), 2017 Reviewed by Xiao Diwen Guangdong Province has a long history...More
Zuo Shiyuan (左世元). The Relationship between Hanyeping Enterprise and Government (汉冶萍公司与政府关系). China Social Sciences Press, 2016. Reviewed by Liu Zhao The Relationship between Hanyeping Enterprise and Government is a new book, written by Zuo Shiyuan (左世元) and published by China Social Sciences Press...More
Wang, Hongbin王宏斌, Measures of Value in the Qing Dynasty: A Study on Parity Rate of Various Currencies (清代价值尺度:货币比价研究), Bejing: SDX Joint Publishing Company 生活·读书·新知 三联书店, 2015 Reviewed by Sanghoun Lee (Ph.D. Candidate, Seoul National University) One of the most distinctive features of the Qing...More
Yang Yong 杨勇. A Study on Archaeological Cultures in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau from the Warring States Period to the Han Dynasty 战国秦汉时期云贵高原考古学文化研究. Beijing: Science Press 北京:科学出版社,2011. Reviewed by HE Qi (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Yunnan University, China; HYI Indian Studies in China Visiting...More
Chen Ming 陈明. Indian Buddhist Mythology: Its Writing and Transmission 《印度佛教神话:书写与流传》. Beijing: Zhongguo dabaike Press, 2016. 北京:中国大百科,2016年。 Reviewed by Mingzhou Chi 池明宙 (Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University; 2017-18 HYI Visiting Fellow) Chen Ming is a reputed scholar known for his research on...More

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