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The Olympics In East Asia: Nationalism, Regionalism, And Globalism On The Center Stage Of World Sports, William W. Kelly, Susan Brownell May 2018

The Olympics In East Asia: Nationalism, Regionalism, And Globalism On The Center Stage Of World Sports, William W. Kelly, Susan Brownell

Susan Brownell

Yale CEAS Occasional Publication Series - Volume 3


Nature And Human Flourishing In The Laws Of Manu And The Daodejing, Qijing Zheng Jan 2017

Nature And Human Flourishing In The Laws Of Manu And The Daodejing, Qijing Zheng

Honors Theses

By comparing the interpretation of dharma in the ancient Indian Laws of Manu (Manusmá¹›ti) with the concepts of dao in the Chinese classic, Daodejing, this thesis discusses that, despite the plausible perception that the former represents despotic, hierarchical governance while the latter promotes freedom (and even anarchy), the two texts in fact share a similar envision of human flourishing through the following of one's nature, as well as a foundational belief that both laws and political ideals emerge from nature.


The Price Of Democracy: Hong Kong's Identity Crisis In The Umbrella Revolution, Jen Keung Jun 2016

The Price Of Democracy: Hong Kong's Identity Crisis In The Umbrella Revolution, Jen Keung

Honors Theses

Most past research on the democratization of Hong Kong has been generally concerned about on the ramifications of institutional power dynamics, and aimed to inform an audience whose primary interests were in China. Accordingly, understandings of the culture and society of Hong Kong becomes limited, as they serve to support an argument for or against Chinese regional despotism. From public media coverage to scholarship articles, very little attention has been paid to the transformations of Hong Kong at the individual level. In a society that has been through constant social, economic and political transformations in the past decades, Hong Kong ...


The Olympics In East Asia: Nationalism, Regionalism, And Globalism On The Center Stage Of World Sports, William W. Kelly, Susan Brownell Jan 2011

The Olympics In East Asia: Nationalism, Regionalism, And Globalism On The Center Stage Of World Sports, William W. Kelly, Susan Brownell

CEAS Occasional Publication Series

Yale CEAS Occasional Publication Series - Volume 3


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.

History Faculty Publications

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 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.

History Faculty Publications

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.


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.

History Faculty Publications

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.