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Dacheng Modern China Journal Database

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Dacheng Modern China Journal Database covers c. 7,000 Chinese periodicals published from late Qing to 1949 covering a wide field of disciplines. humanities, social sciences, exact sciences, as well as popular journals. Examples include the Shidianzhai huabao, Xiandai, Shaonian Zhongguo, Dazhong shenghuo, Guocui xuebao, Qingnian Zhongguo, Minfeng. Contents are regularly updated. Searching is by keyword […]

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Sinica Sinoweb

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Sinica Sinoweb provides full-text access to the archive of 14 journals from Taiwan’s Academia Sinica, with the earliest dating back to as early as 1928: Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology Academia Sinica Bulletin of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy Bulletin of the Institute of Modern History Academia Sinica Research on […]

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Journal of National Essence (國粹學報)

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The Journal of National Essence (國粹學報) was published  monthly  from 1905 to 1911  in Shanghai at the end of the Qing dynasty by the  國粹派 or the National Essence Group. The National Essence Group held a conservative  view and view on political and cultural reform of China tried to identify the national essence of China in order […]

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China Academic Journals (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP)

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China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ) & Century Journals Project (CJP) together provide access to full-text and full-image inter-disciplinary Chinese journals from 1915 to present. The content available to NNC members is from 5 sections: * Literature/history/philosophy, * Politics/military affairs/law, * Education & social sciences * Electronic Technology & Information Science * Economics & Management In […]

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緣起香港:張愛玲的異鄉和世界

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Author: 黃心村. A study on the author Zhang Ailing’s time in Hong Kong. Click on 線上看 to read the book. If the button text is “試閱”  then the book is at the moment being read by someone else. Please note: only 1 simultaneous reader.  

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Nation, City, Arena: Sports Events, Nation Building and City Politics in Indonesia

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by Friederike Trotier  In 1962, Indonesia celebrated its national rebirth, modernity and international arrival by hosting the 4th Asian Games in Jakarta. Since then, Indonesia has hosted several other major multi-sport events as well as numerous tournaments in a single sport. But the return to Jakarta in 2018 of the 18th Asian Games was significant: […]

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Living Kinship, Fearing Spirits: Sociality among the Khmu of Northern Laos

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by Rosalie Stolz  How can we conceive of kinship and sociality in the rapidly transforming uplands of mainland Southeast Asia? How to bridge the divide between classical ethnography and modern approaches to kinship studies? Using her rich findings from extensive fieldwork among the Khmu of northern Laos, the author offers a fresh perspective on kinship […]

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Constructing Empire: The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45

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by Bill Sewell  Diplomats and soldiers carve out empires, but civilians play crucial roles in building them. This was also true of Japanese Manchuria. Constructing Empire shows how Japanese urban planners, architects, and other civilians contributed to constructing a modern colonial enclave in northeast China, their visions shifting over time. Japanese imperialism in Manchuria before […]

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Deities and Divas: Queer Ritual Specialists in Myanmar, Thailand and Beyond

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Edited by Peter A. Jackson & Benjamin Baumann  In central Thailand, a flamboyantly turbaned gay medium for the Hindu god of the underworld posts Facebook selfies of himself hugging and kissing a young man. In Myanmar’s largest city Yangon, a one-time member of a gay NGO dons an elaborate wedding dress to be ritually married […]

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The Wa of Myanmar and China’s Quest for Global Dominance

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by Bertil Lintner  Shan State in the north-eastern corner of Myanmar has long been plagued by conflict in various forms – political insurrection, ethnic strife and drug wars. It is also part of the Golden Triangle, one of the main global centres of illicit drug production. The region is home to the Wa, a tribal […]

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