Category Archives: 2010

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 Householder Elite: Buddhist Activism in Shanghai, 1920-1956. By JAMES BROOKS JESSUP. (Review by Erik J. Hammerstrom)

The Householder Elite: Buddhist Activism in Shanghai, 1920-1956. By JAMES BROOKS JESSUP. University of California, Berkeley, 2010. 95 pp. (single-spaced) Primary Advisor: Wen-hsin Yeh. This dissertation studies the role that Shanghai’s elites played in constructing a new lay Buddhist identity … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, China, East Asia, Fields, History of Buddhism, Japan, KMT, Nationalism, Periodicals, Religious History, Shanghai Municipal Archives, University of California Berkeley, Yeh, Wen-hsin | Leave a comment

Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China (1895-1949). By ERIK J HAMMERSTROM. (Review by Benjamin Brose)

Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China (1895-1949). By ERIK J HAMMERSTROM. Indiana University, 2010. 506 pp. Advisor: Aaron Stalnaker. (Review by Benjamin Brose). Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China is an innovative and fascinating exploration of the many ways Chinese … Continue reading

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