Digital Sinology

Looking for something fun to read? Shuge.org has a whole mess of interesting old Chinese books, all totally free to download. So if you want ethnography of minority groups (This is a pretty hot topic) Military manuals (Like many of these this is a Qing text, although many of them are re-prints of earlier material) […]

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I made tea eggs today

Apparently this makes me both a multi-millionaire and part of cross-straits relations. I have not kept up as much as I should with the current Taiwan protests, but Offbeat China has. and they claim that tea eggs are one of the things that both sides are using as a symbol (both real and snarky) of […]

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Pan-Asianism

Hey, I published something! It is a course reader entitled “Japan, China and Pan-Asianism” I did not write much of it, but it does have my name on it. The reason I bring it up is to call attention to Asia-Pacific Journal (formerly Japan Focus.) Over the years they have published a tremendous amount of […]

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Chinese philosophy: The wild goose gradually draws near the tree

Update-The wild goose is getting closer to the tree Apparently we are experiencing a Chinese Philosophy Fever. The Atlantic has an article up on Michael Puett’s Harvard class on Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory, as described at Warp, Weft, and Way. In general I would agree with WWW commenter Bill Haines that “I think it makes […]

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