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.

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
Gao Yong (高勇). To be a Secretary of Hu Yaobang 《我給胡耀邦當秘書》. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Ltd. 2014. 香港 : 三聯書店(香港)有限公司, 2014年. Reviewed by Bhim B. Subba (PhD Candidate, University of Delhi) In the run-up to the centenary of the birth of Hu Yaobang, former General Secretary of the Communist Party of...More
Mihir Pandya. City and Cinema via Delhi (शहर और सिनेमा: वाया दिल्ली). New Delhi: Vani Prakashan, 2011. Reviewed by P.K. Anand (Centre for East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) There has been a good range of academic scholarship on Indian cities and their urbanisms. However,...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
Nara, Masashi 奈良雅史. 現代中国の<イスラーム運動> : 生きにくさを生きる回族の民族誌. [ The “Islamic Movement” in Contemporary China: An Ethnography of Hui People Living in Difficulty ]. Tōkyō: Fūkyōsha, 2016. Reviewed by Noriko Unno-Yamazaki (The University of Tokyo; 2015-2016 HYI Visiting Fellow) No matter whether their...More
Li Ta-chia 李达嘉 . Merchants and Chinese Communist Revolution, 1919-1927 《商人与共产革命 1919-1927 》 . Monograph Series No.101, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica 中央研究院近代史所专刊 101 , 2015. Reviewed by Huang Jie (The University of Hong Kong) In the long period of time before the late Qing dynasty,...More
Li Anshan 李安山. “International Political Discourse of Chinese Immigrants in Africa" (“国际政治话语中的中国移民: 以非洲为例”), West Asia and Africa Journal (西亚非洲) No. 1, p. 76-97, 2016. Reviewed by: Veda Vaidyanathan (Ph.D. Student, University of Mumbai; ICS-HYI Doctoral Fellow) Professor Li Anshan’s article examines...More
Nguyen Dang Diep . Vietnamese Modern Poetry: Progress and Phenomena (Thơ Việt Nam hiện đại: Tiến trình và hiện tượng) . Hanoi: Publishing House of Literature, 2014. Reviewed by Tran Dang Trung (Vietnam National University-Hanoi; 2015-2016 HYI Visiting Fellow) Literary scholarship in Vietnam has...More
Ko Yŏn-hŭi 고연희. Appreciating Portraits of Chosŏn Dynasty Scholars and High Officials by Using the Eulogies for these Figures 《화상찬으로 읽는 사대부의 초상화》. Kyŏnggi-do Sŏngnam-si: Han'gukhak Chungang Yŏn'guwŏn Ch'ulp'anbu 한국학중앙연구원출판부, 2015. Reviewed by In-Hee Song (Ph.D. Candidate, Ewha Womans University;...More

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