New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship highlights recent books and important articles published in Asian languages, relating to the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on Asian culture.

Nguyen Dang Diep . Vietnamese Modern Poetry: Progress and Phenomena (Thơ Việt Nam hiện đại: Tiến trình và hiện tượng) . Hanoi: Publishing House of Literature, 2014. Reviewed by Tran Dang Trung (Vietnam National University-Hanoi; 2015-2016 HYI Visiting Fellow) Literary scholarship in Vietnam has...More
Ko Yŏn-hŭi 고연희. Appreciating Portraits of Chosŏn Dynasty Scholars and High Officials by Using the Eulogies for these Figures 《화상찬으로 읽는 사대부의 초상화》. Kyŏnggi-do Sŏngnam-si: Han'gukhak Chungang Yŏn'guwŏn Ch'ulp'anbu 한국학중앙연구원출판부, 2015. Reviewed by In-Hee Song (Ph.D. Candidate, Ewha Womans University;...More
M. Gangadharan. Commercial Kerala: A Book Enquiring the Commercial History of Kerala (Vanijya Keralam: Keralatthinte Vaanijya Charithram Anweshikkunna Krithi വാണിജ്യ കേരളം: കേരളത്തിന്റെ വാണിജ്യ ചരിത്രം അന്വേഷിക്കുന്ന കൃതി ), Kottayam: D.C. Books, 2013. Reviewed by P.K. Anand (Centre for East Asian...More
Yu Xinzhong 余新忠 . The Sanitation and Quarantine System in the Qing Dynasty and its Evolution in Modern China 《清代卫生防疫机制及其近代演变》. Beijing: Beijing shifan daxue chubanshe, 2016. Reviewed by Wang Yumeng (Ph.D. candidate, Nankai University) In modern China, weisheng (sanitation/hygiene) is a word with...More
Li Zhibiao 李智彪 . “A re-evaluation of the upsurge in China-Africa energy cooperation” (“中非能源合作热的冷思考”) West Asia and Africa (西亚非洲) No. 06, Pages 112-128 December 2014. Reviewed by Veda Vaidyanathan (Ph.D. Student, University of Mumbai; ICS-HYI Doctoral Fellow) This article appeared in the journal...More
Prachak Kongkirati ประจักษ์ ก้องกีรติ. And Then the Movement Appears: Politics and Culture of Students and Scholars before 14 October (และแล้วความเคลื่อนไหวก็ปรากฏ : การเมืองวัฒนธรรมของนักศึกษาและปัญญาชนก่อน 14 ตุลา). Bangkok: Thammasat University Press, 2005) (กรุงเทพฯ:...More
Qi Xiaolin 齐小林. To Be a Soldier: How Peasants in the North China Base Area went to the Battlefield (当兵:华北根据地农民如何走向战场). Chengdu: Sichuan People’s Publishing House, 2015. Reviewed by Guan Yue (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) In...More
Jia Haitao 贾海涛and Shi Cangjin 石沧金. A Comparative Study on the International Influences between the Indian Diaspora and the Chinese Diaspora (海外印度人与海外华人国际影响力比较研究). Jinan: Shandong People’s Press山东人民出版社, January 2007 (first edition). Severin Kuok (Phd candidate, Center for Chinese and East Asian...More
Nguyen Van Khang. Language Policy & Language Legislation in Vietnam [Chính Sách Ngôn Ngữ & Lập Pháp Ngôn Ngữ ở Việt Nam]. Vietnam: Social Sciences Publishing House [Nhà Xuất Bản Khoa Học Xã Hội], 2014. Reviewed by Huy Hoa Ai Chau (Ph.D. candidate, Department of English Language and...More
Qumu Tiexi 曲木铁西. Research on the Yinuo Yi Language 彝语义诺话研究. Beijing: Min zu chu ban she, 2010. Reviewed by ZHOU Tingsheng (Ph.D. candidate, Minzu University of China; HYI Visiting Fellow 2015-2016) This award-winning book highlights semantic analysis of the nomenclature of animals and plants in...More

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