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.

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
Jia Zhangke 贾樟柯, Wan Jiahuan (ed.) 万佳欢(编). Jiaxiang II, Jia Zhangke’s Notes on Films 2008-2016 <<贾想II, 贾樟柯电影手记2008-2016 >>. Beijing: Tai Hai Chu Ban She. 北京市: 台海出版社, 2018. Reviewed by Madhurendra Jha (PhD candidate, Jawaharlal Nehru University) In Chinese, ‘hometown’ and ‘imagination’...More
Luo Wenhua, sKal bzang chos ’phel (Eds.) 罗文华,格桑曲培主编. The Murals of Gong dkar chos sde Monastery: A Milestone in Tibetan Buddhist Art History. 《贡嘎曲德寺壁画:藏传佛教美术史的里程碑》. Beijing: The Palace Museum Press, 2015,407 pp. Reviewed by Wang Chuanbo The explosion of publications on the Gong dkar chos sde...More
Wang Song. The Huayan fajie guanmen: Research and Annotation , Beijing: Zongjiao wenhua chubanshe [Religion and Culture Press], 2016. 王颂:《华严法界观门校释研究》,北京:宗教文化出版社,2016年。 Reviewed by Lin Jian , Peking University Different “schools” and “traditions” have always been an inevitable topic in the study of...More
Wang Song 王頌. A Study of the Thoughts of the Song-dynasty Huayan School (宋代華嚴思想研究). Beijing: Zongjiao wenhua chubanshe 宗教文化出版社, 2008. Reviewed by Yang Xiaodong 楊曉東 (PhD candidate, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) The Song dynasty (960-1279) has long been stereotyped as a major watershed in the...More
Zhang Liang 张亮. A Hui community on Hainan Island: Spatial-temporal Concepts and Social Practices of the Hui people in Sanya 《南海回村:三亚回族的时空观念和社会实践》. Beijing: Social Science Academic Press. 北京:社会科学文献出版社, 2016. Reviewed by HE Qi (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Yunnan University, China; HYI Indian...More

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