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.

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
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
Zhang Linshan 张林山, Sun Fengyi 孙凤仪 et al. The Phenomenon of Reform Obstruction in China: Performance, Origin and Solution (《改革梗阻现象:表现、根源与治理》). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (China), 2017. Reviewed by: Diwen Xiao (Ph.D. Candidate, China, Social Policy, Sun Yat-sen University, HYI Chinese...More
Xiong Wenbing and Li Yizhi (eds.) 熊文彬,李逸之主编. Tsha-tsha Art from Guge, Tibet (《西藏古格擦擦艺术》). Beijing: China Tibetology Press, 2016. Reviewed by Wang Chuanbo (Ph.D. candidate, Zhejiang University, China; HYI Visiting Fellow) Surveys of the artistic heritage of the Western Himalayas, a fascinating...More

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