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Images capture culture, history, geography of Yellow River

Author:   GE JIANXIONG      

Image Archives of Natural and Human Heritages of Chinese Rivers: Yellow River is part of the National Key Book Publishing Plan as part of the 13th Five-Year Plan.


Restoring original connotations of Chinese characters

Author:   SUN CAIPING      

The concept of epistemicide was first proposed by the Portuguese sociologist Boaventura de Sousa Santos in 2007 to refer to the cultural colonial impact of Western mainstream culture on Latin America and other countries in the southern hemisphere.


Exploring historical changes of names of Nanjing

Author:   SUN HAIYAN      

Nanjing has had more than 70 names during its 2500 year history, names such as Yecheng, Yuecheng, Jinling, Moling, Jiankang, Yangzhou, Jianye and Baimen.


New book explores China-Europe Silk Road exchange

Author:   ZHANG JINGPING      

The Silk Road was an ancient trade route between China and the West. For the study of world history, the Silk Road is not only a specific research topic but also a perspective and method.


Exploring Ming’s novel publishing in Jianyang

Author:   WANG XIN      

As a force in the private sector, bookshops in the middle and late period of China’s feudal society produced and sold printed books to meet the needs of the market.


Exploring modern and contemporary Han Shu study

Author:   HU XIYUN      

Written by the historian Ban Gu (32–92), Han Shu mainly records the history of the Western Han Dynasty (206BCE–24CE). As China’s first dynastic history book in a biographical style, it is another significant historical record following Records of the Historian.


The first printed poetry anthology of Qian Zhongshu

Author:   QIAN ZHIJUN      

Qian Zhongshu (1910–98) was a famous modern Chinese writer, literary researcher and translator. Qian’s first poetry anthology is Qian Zhongshu’s Poems.


Reviewing 40 years of the publishing industry in China

Author:   DONG ZHI      

40 Years of Publishers’ Memoirs, a 10 books series completed more than three years ago, consists of memoirs of 10 publishers, such as Nie Zhenning, former director of People’s Literature Publishing House, Huang Guorong, former deputy director of Kunlun Press, and Zhou Baiyi, former director of Changjiang Literature and Art Press.


Modern geography may have found its foothold

Author:   CHENG SHENQI      

Geography is regarded as an interdisciplinary subject without a unified theoretical system, and many of its technical applications and research methods are borrowed from other disciplines.


New explanations may come from rare and overlooked texts

Author:   YE YE      

For a long time, readers have known little about the dramas from the Ming Dynasty. This is because of difficulty accessing the operas’ texts beyond those in several collections including Sixty Plays and Miscellaneous Dramas in the Flourishing Period of the Ming Dynasty.

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Interview with Wang Gungwu on significance of studying overseas Chinese

Wang Gungwu is a distinguished Australian historian who studies overseas Chinese. He currently works at the Faculty o...

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