Category Archives: China

Accessing Primary Documents in China

Accessing Primary Documents in China Familiarizing oneself with the particularities of a certain archive is helpful for any researcher preparing to conduct in-country research. But…

Japanese Art & the Orchid Pavilion Gathering

A review of Pictures of Social Networks: Transforming Visual Representations of the Orchid Pavilion Gathering in the Tokugawa Period (1615-1868), by Kazuko Kameda-Madar. Kazuko Kameda-Madar…

Buddhist Environmentalism

A review of Protecting the Spiritual Environment: Rhetoric and Chinese Buddhist Environmentalism, by Seth Clippard. How can Buddhists, as Buddhists, respond to China’s environmental crisis?…

The Sino-Korean Border in History

A review of My Land, My People: Discourses and Practices in the Tumen River Demarcation, 1860s to 1910s, by Nianshen Song. Nianshen Song’s dissertation critically…

Guomindang Party Archives (Taiwan)

A Review of the Guomindang Party Archives (中國國民黨黨史館) (Taipei, Taiwan). The Guomindang Party Archives originally operated within the former Guomindang Central Party Headquarters on Chung-shan…

Museum of Church History, Taiwan

A Review of Tainan Chang Jung Senior High School, Museum of Church History (臺南長榮高級中學教會史料館), Tainan, Taiwan. Those working in the field of Christian missionary movements…

Buddhist Reform in 20c China & Singapore

A review of Kuayue Zhong, Xin de fojiao dashi: Zhuandao fashi yanjiu 跨越中、新的佛教大师: 转道法师研究 (A Master across China and Singapore: Research on Venerable Zhuandao), by…