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A Study Of Modern Mass Education Bureaus (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Jan 2013

A Study Of Modern Mass Education Bureaus (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Zhou, Huimei. 近代民众教育馆 = A Study of Modern Mass Education Bureaus. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press, 2012. ISBN 9787303137077 (pbk.)

Prof. Zhou’s book is a general history of the Mass Education Movement that the Guomindang government conducted in the 1920s and 1930s. Topics covered include the movement’s ideological objectives, its organizational characteristics, it activities, and its reception by and impact on local communities. The work is carefully balanced between exposition and analysis, and it is supported generously by evidence drawn from a wide range of primary sources. Those sources include government publications, local ...


A Response To Professor Wu Zongjie’S ‘Interpretation, Autonomy, And Transformation: Chinese Pedagogic Discourse In A Cross-Cultural Perspective', Thomas D. Curran Jan 2013

A Response To Professor Wu Zongjie’S ‘Interpretation, Autonomy, And Transformation: Chinese Pedagogic Discourse In A Cross-Cultural Perspective', Thomas D. Curran

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In response to an essay by Prof Wu Zongjie that was published in the Journal of Curriculum studies [43(5), (2011), 569–590], I argue that, despite dramatic changes that have taken place in the language of Chinese academic discourse and pedagogy, evidence derived from the fields of psychology and the history of Chinese educational reform suggest that patterns of Chinese thought and culture have proven resistant to change. Not only have deeply rooted tendencies to perceive the world in ways that may be distinguished from Western analogues persisted but, not unlike contemporary school reformers, educators in the early twentieth ...


Transmitting The Ideal Of Enlightenment: Chinese Universities Since The Late Nineteenth Century (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Jan 2011

Transmitting The Ideal Of Enlightenment: Chinese Universities Since The Late Nineteenth Century (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Mak, Ricarado K. S., ed. Transmitting the Ideal of Enlightenment: Chinese Universities Since the Late Nineteenth Century. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009.

ISBN 9780761847267


Literary Societies Of Republican China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2010

Literary Societies Of Republican China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Denton, Kirk A. and Michel Hockx, eds. Literary Societies of Republican China. Lanham: Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.


At The Crossroads Of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, And State-Building In Republican Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2009

At The Crossroads Of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, And State-Building In Republican Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Dillon, Nara and Jean C. Oi, eds. At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008.


The Jacquinot Safe Zone: Wartime Refugees In Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran Jan 2009

The Jacquinot Safe Zone: Wartime Refugees In Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Ristaino, M. R. (2008). The Jacquinot safe zone: Wartime refugees in Shanghai. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804757935


Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese And Modern China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2009

Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese And Modern China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Platt, Stephen R. Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese and Modern China. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. ISBN 9780674026650


The People's Peking Man: Popular Science And Human Identity In Twentieth-Century China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

The People's Peking Man: Popular Science And Human Identity In Twentieth-Century China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Schmalzer, Sigrid. The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

ISBN 978-0-226-73860-4.


Chow, Kai-Wing: Publishing, Culture, And Power In Early Modern China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

Chow, Kai-Wing: Publishing, Culture, And Power In Early Modern China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Chow, Kai-wing.Publishing, Culture, and Power in Early Modern China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-8047-3367-8.


Brokaw, Cynthia J., Commerce In Culture: The Sibao Book Trade In The Qing And Republican Periods (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

Brokaw, Cynthia J., Commerce In Culture: The Sibao Book Trade In The Qing And Republican Periods (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Brokaw, Cynthia J. Commerce in Culture: The Sibao Book Trade in the Qing and Republican Periods. Cambridge:. Harvard University Asia Center, 2007.

ISBN 9780674024496


Between Heaven And Modernity: Reconstructing Suzhou, 1985-1937 (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

Between Heaven And Modernity: Reconstructing Suzhou, 1985-1937 (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Carroll, Peter J. Between Heaven and Modernity: Reconstructing Suzhou, 1985-1937. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006.


China And The Great War: China's Pursuit Of A New National Identity And Internationalization (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

China And The Great War: China's Pursuit Of A New National Identity And Internationalization (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Xu, Guozt. China and the Great War: China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Disarming The Allies Of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, And Manipulation During China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949, Cornell East Asian Series 119, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

Disarming The Allies Of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, And Manipulation During China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949, Cornell East Asian Series 119, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Murdock, Michael G. Disarming the Allies of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, and Manipulation during China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949. Ithaca: East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2006.


The Power Of Position: Bejing University, Intellectuals, And Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2007

The Power Of Position: Bejing University, Intellectuals, And Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Weston, Timothy B. The Power of Position: Bejing University, Intellectuals, And Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

ISBN 9780520237674


In War And Famine: Missionaries In China's Honan Province In The 1940s, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2007

In War And Famine: Missionaries In China's Honan Province In The 1940s, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Christensen, Erleen J. In War and Famine: Missionaries in Chinas Honan Province in the 1940s. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-07735-28523-9.


In The Shadow Of The Rising Sun: Shanghai Under Japanese Occupation, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2007

In The Shadow Of The Rising Sun: Shanghai Under Japanese Occupation, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Henriot, Christian and Wen-hsin Yeh, eds. In the Shadow of the Rising Sim: Shanghai under Japanese Occupation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.


Policing Chinese Politics: A History, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2007

Policing Chinese Politics: A History, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Dutton, Michael. Policing Chinese Politics: A History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005.

ISBN 9780822334774


Historical Perspectives On Contemporary East Asia, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2002

Historical Perspectives On Contemporary East Asia, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Goldman, Merle and Andrew Gordon, eds. Historical Perspectives on Contemporary East Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.


China's Trial By Fire [And] Chinese Collaboration With Japan, 1932-1945, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2002

China's Trial By Fire [And] Chinese Collaboration With Japan, 1932-1945, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Jordan, Donald A. China's trial by fire: the Shanghai War of 1932. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.

Barrett, David P. and Shyu, Lawrence N., eds. Chinese collaboration with Japan, 1932-1945: the limits of accommodation. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 2001.


Chen Jiongming And The Federalist Movement: Regional Leadership And Nation Building In Early Republican China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2001

Chen Jiongming And The Federalist Movement: Regional Leadership And Nation Building In Early Republican China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Chen, Leslie H. Dingyan. Chen Jiongming and the Federalist Movement: Regional Leadership and Nation Building in Early Republican China. Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, the University of Michigan, 1999.


Chinese Foreign Policy During The Cultural Revolution (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2000

Chinese Foreign Policy During The Cultural Revolution (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Barnouin, Barbara and Yu Changgen.Chinese Foreign Policy during the Cultural Revolution. London: Kegan Paul International, 1998. ISBN 0-7103-0580-X


Broadening The Horizons Of Chinese History, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2000

Broadening The Horizons Of Chinese History, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Huang, Ray. Broadening the Horizons of Chinese History. Armonk: M. E. Sharpe, 1999.


Shanghai: From Market Town To Treaty Port, 1074-1858 (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 1997

Shanghai: From Market Town To Treaty Port, 1074-1858 (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Johnson, Linda Cooke. Shanghai: From Market Town to Treaty Port, 1074-1858. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-8047-2294-3.


The Origins Of The Great Leap Forward (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran Jan 1997

The Origins Of The Great Leap Forward (Book Review), Thomas D. Curran

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Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Domenach, J. L. (1995). The origins of the great leap forward: The case of one Chinese province. Boulder: Westview Press.