Monthly Archives: January 2011

Buddhist Empires: Saṃgha-State Relations in Tenth-Century China. By BENJAMIN BROSE (Review by Nicolas Tackett)

Buddhist Empires: Saṃgha-State Relations in Tenth-Century China. By BENJAMIN BROSE . Stanford University, 2009. 404 pp. Primary Advisor: Carl Bielefeldt. Benjamin Brose’s dissertation is path-breaking in producing a history of Buddhism during the pivotal tenth century. Brose’s temporal focus is … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, China, East Asia, History of Buddhism, Jingde era Record of the Transmission of the Lamp, Patriarch's Hall Collection, Religious History, Song Biographies of Eminent Monks, Song Dynasty, Stanford University, Tang Dynasty | Leave a comment

Yudahua: The Growth of An Industrial Enterprise in Modern China 1890-1957. By JUANJUAN PENG (Review by George Zhijian Qiao)

Yudahua: The Growth of An Industrial Enterprise in Modern China 1890-1957. By JUANJUAN PENG. John Hopkins University, 2007. 215 pp. Primary Advisors: William T. Rowe and Tobie Meyer-Fong. This dissertation revisits the early industrialization and business history of modern China … Continue reading

Posted in Advisors, Alma Mater, Business history, China, East Asia, Johns Hopkins University, KMT, Meyer-Fong, Tobie, Oral History, Private materials from factories, Qing dynasty, Rowe, William, Wenshi Ziliao, Wuhan Municipal Archives | 3 Comments

Scooped? (by Charlotte Cowden)

Recently a friend at Harvard sent me a link about an on-campus talk, thinking that it might be related to my research. I expected to open it, scan the description quickly, nod and file it away for further reference. Instead, … Continue reading

Posted in Archival Collections, Charlotte Cowden, China, East Asia, Fields, Methods, Uncategorized, University of California Berkeley | Tagged | 1 Comment

Fascism, Cultural Revolution, and National Sovereignty in 1930s China. By MARGARET CLINTON. (Review by Kristin Mulready-Stone)

Fascism, Cultural Revolution, and National Sovereignty in 1930s China. By Margaret Clinton. New York University, 2009. 344 pp. Advisor: Rebecca Karl Margaret Clinton provides in-depth analysis of Chinese fascism’s intellectual content through a study of articles published in fascist and … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Advisors, Alma Mater, China, Fields, Karl, Rebecca, KMT, KMT published manuals and periodicals, Nationalism, New York University, Periodicals, Themes and Subfields | 2 Comments

“Give Me a Day, and I Will Give You the World”: Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context, 1900-1910. By DUN WANG. (Review by Yvon Wang).

“Give Me a Day, and I Will Give You the World”: Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context, 1900-1910. By Dun Wang. University of California, Berkeley, 2008. 211 pp. Advisor: Andrew F. Jones. Give Me a Day analyzes early 20th-century serialized … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, Alma Mater, China, East Asia, Jones, Andrew, Literary history, Nationalism, Novels and short stories, Periodicals, Qing dynasty, Uncategorized, University of California Berkeley, Urban History | Leave a comment