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Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia in the Life and Work of Zhang Jingsheng (1888-1970). By LEON ANTONIO ROCHA. (Review by David Luesink)

Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia in the Life and Work of Zhang Jingsheng (1888-1970). By LEON ANTONIO ROCHA. Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 2010. 327 pp. Supervisors: John Forrester and Susan Daruvala. In 1927, a popular … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Cambridge University, China, East Asia, Fields, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Intellectual History, John Forrester, KMT, Novels and short stories, Periodicals, Susan Daruvala, Themes and Subfields, Uncategorized, Year of Defense | 1 Comment

The Rise of the “Fact” in Modern China: Reading Historical Evidence Against the Grain. (By Tong Lam)

My first interest in the question of the fact, especially the social fact, began with a graduate seminar. In the course my research, I came across a set of class settlement reports from two counties in the Shandong Province. These … Continue reading

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Invitation to Info Session in Hawaii (Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting)

Dear Colleagues and Students in East Asian Studies, Please mark your calendars and join us for an informational session to be held at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting in Hawaii. Discussion will focus on the future of the … Continue reading

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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

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“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

Off to a Truly Exciting Start

Thank you to everyone for making the first few days of CHDR a success. We are delighted to report that, in the first 48 hours alone, the inaugural reviews were read by hundreds of scholars. The second pair of reviews … Continue reading

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