Monthly Archives: November 2016

AGAINST GIULIANI

Among the figures in the running to be President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of State is former Mayor of New York Rudolph Giuliani and, if one were to believe recent media reports, it appears he is in the lead for the job. Though … Continue reading

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BEYOND THIS HALF OF THE SKY: WOMEN, GENDER, AND NATIONALISM IN MAY FOURTH ERA CHINA

It was the New Culture’s modernizing impulse that necessarily encouraged the development of a male-driven nationalist discourse with a female-oriented ethic. Continue reading

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“DAYDREAMING IDLY IN THE STUDY”: SHIFTING CAPITAL AND CONFUCIAN DISCONTENTS IN SUB-URBAN SHANXI, 1890-1942

A series of economic, political, and sociocultural shifts taking hold of late Qing China forced the lives of gentleman-scholars to an inflection point. Continue reading

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