Archiv für 'Sachbuch'

The Philosophy of the Mozi: The First Consequentialists

Wednesday, 10.5.2017

Eirik Lang Harris bespricht ein Buch von Chris Fraser. Quelle:

Laura Madokoro: Elusive Refuge

Monday, 8.5.2017

Chinese Migrants in the Cold War. Buchvorstellung von Carla Nappi. Quelle:

Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Thursday, 30.3.2017

Sam Crane bespricht ein Buch von Ian Johnson (The Useless Tree).

Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network

Monday, 30.1.2017

“… writers as Agnes Smedley, Pearl Buck, Paul Robeson, Lin Yutang, Ding Ling, Liu Liangmo, Lao She, and Ida Puitt …” Carla Nappi stellt ein Buch von Richard Jean So vor. Quelle:

Creative nonfiction is thriving

Saturday, 28.1.2017

Telling true stories is a booming business in China Tabitha Speelman (

Yiwu, China: A Study of the World’s Largest Small Commodities Market

Monday, 23.1.2017

Von Mark Jacobs. Quelle: Amazon/Verlagsinformation.

Quietly published in Hong Kong

Monday, 23.1.2017

Historian’s [Yang Jisheng] Latest Book on Mao Turns Acclaim in China to Censure Von Chris Buckley (NYT).

How China played a part in first wave of globalisation, in the 16th century

Thursday, 12.1.2017

“Globalisation is nothing new, say Peter Gordon and Juan José Morales in a book, The Silver Way, an excerpt from which reveals how a Pacific route to and from Spanish America made China an economic powerhouse 400 years ago.” Quelle: SCMP.

Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Saturday, 24.12.2016

Carla Nappi stellt ein Buch von Jan Kiely und J. Brooks Jessup vor. Quelle:

Book review – Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow investigates the precarious freedom of a neutral enclave

Saturday, 24.12.2016

Von Peter Gordon. Quelle: SCMP.

Ruth Rogaski: Hygienic Modernity

Tuesday, 20.12.2016

Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China. Buchbesprechung. Quelle:

Centrifugal Empire: Central Local Relations in China

Friday, 9.12.2016

Kerry Brown bespricht ein Buch von Jae Ho Chung (Asian Review of Books).

‘Finding a Rich Vein of Humor in China’s Past’

Thursday, 17.11.2016

Ian Johnson interviewt Christopher Rea zu seinem Buch über den chinesischen Humor (NYT).

Essays by Han Han, the Chinese Blogger and Media Superstar

Saturday, 3.9.2016

Von Ian Buruma. Quelle: NYT. Vgl. Ãœbersetzung und Artikel hier.

China möge in mehrere Teile zerfallen

Thursday, 25.8.2016

Erinnerungen an Willkür und Folter Liao Yiwu im Gespräch mit Frank Meyer (

Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar

Thursday, 25.8.2016

Carla Nappi bespricht ein Buch von Akiko Takenaka. Quelle:

Leftover women

Friday, 19.8.2016

Profile: author Leta Hong Fincher explains how term ‘leftover women’ is Chinese propaganda The writer and journalist reveals how the ‘hogwash’ phrase is exploited in attempt to increase procreation among the young and educated. Von Sarah Lazarus (SCMP).

‘Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities’

Thursday, 11.8.2016

Ian Johnson interviewt Terry F. Kleeman zu seinem Buch über den Taoismus (NYT).

Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific (aktualisiert)

Saturday, 23.7.2016

The Remarkable Forgotten Life of H.T. Tsiang Von Hua Hsu (The New Yorker). Update: Besprechung in der NYT.

CHINA goes DUS – Düsseldorf-Kompass für Chinesen und Deutsche

Friday, 15.7.2016

Quelle: ICC

Uyghur Nation – Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier

Thursday, 14.7.2016

“… David Brophy’s new book is a masterful study of the modern history of the Uyghurs …” Von Carla Nappi. Quelle:

The Art of Medicine in Early China

Wednesday, 6.7.2016

The Ancient and Medieval Origins of a Modern Archive. Carla Nappi stellt ein Buch von Miranda Brown vor. Quelle:

Neues Projekt: China will in Tschernobyl-Sperrgebiet investieren

Friday, 1.7.2016

“… erwägt die Möglichkeit, ein Sonnenkraftwerk mit 1000 Megawatt …” Von Igor Kostin. Quelle:

Exhibiting the Past – Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Sunday, 19.6.2016

Carla Nappi stellt ein Buch von Kirk A. Denton vor. Quelle:

Eddie Huang’s ‘Double Cup Love’

Saturday, 4.6.2016

On the Trail of Family, Food, and Broken Hearts in China. Buchbesprechung von Frank Guan (NYT).