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A brief introduction to Wen-Tsun Wu's academic career

Xiao-Shan Gao, Deepak Kapur
2012 Journal of symbolic computation  
Wu's method has been applied to prove and discover hundreds of non-trivial difficult theorems in elementary and differential geometries on a computer.  ...  Wu's work on automated geometry theorem proving marked the second turning point in Wu's scientific life, the first one being his meeting with Chern.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jsc.2011.12.021 fatcat:tsmtdvl4rraknj5ecd2vuzehdq

The transcendent and the mundane in the intellectual world of Chang Ping-lin (1869-1936) [article]

Warren Wan-Kuo Sun, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
Even less well-known and understood is Chang Ping-lin as a thinker, compared with his contemporaries, Yen Fu, T'an Ssü-t'ung, Wang Kuo-wei, Ts'ai Ylian-p'ei and Hsiung Shih-li, to name but a few.  ...  Chang Ping-lin (1869-1936) was the main architect of modem Chinese nationalism and a pivotal figure in China's transformation from empire to republic.  ...  canon might sound pedantic but it was to be crucial in Chang's academic as well as political career.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d76328c7f640 fatcat:k37zvpms3jg7ld3ecjlmvp37lq

The history of Chinese diplomatic missions in Japan, 1877-1911 [article]

Jen-Hwa Chow, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
From the very beginning the Chinese government considered the establishment of a mission in Japan to be a matter of importance. Its special purpose was to observe Japan as a possible force in Asia.  ...  The purpose of this thesis is to present a detailed history of the Chinese diplomatic mission to Japan between the years 1877-1911.  ...  Li Shu-ch'ang's friendship with Hsu' eh Fu-ch'eng turned out to be a great advantage in his later career.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d7632d633239 fatcat:z4ampfkcwvepfkpdlpopkm35gi

Revolution in the theatre in the People's Republic of China

Ellen Ruth Judd
Some background to this transformation is provided in a brief survey of the development of the traditional Chinese theatre and of changes that occurred during the twentieth century.  ...  In content and in form, a new type of theatre is emerging in China that is designed to serve the people of China and especially the workers, peasants, and soldiers.  ...  Introduction In the world today all culture, all literature and art belong to definite classes and are geared to definite political lines.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0101420 fatcat:q2kb3m4evrcv7g2m4ycgjqyeky

The unbearable lightness of faith : Wang Tao's attitudes towards Christianity

Xuan Huang
" as a marker of one's religious identity.  ...  Wang's differing attitudes towards Christianity thus complicate our understanding of what it means to be a "true Christian" as well as what constitutes "faith" and one's "religious identity."  ...  I am extremely fortunate to have such a knowledgeable and supportive mentor. I thank my committee members, Dr. Timothy Cheek, Dr. Bruce Rusk and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0167511 fatcat:ojqjlamn7bhxjmyj2rhmy2zy5m

To rebuild the empire: Lu Chih (754-805) and his response to the mid-Tang predicament

Josephine Chiu-Drake
This study examines Lu Chih's efforts to rebuild the Tang empire toward the end of the eighth century, revises the previous views of Lu Chih as either a pure pragmatist or a conservative moralist, and  ...  While he failed to break new conceptual ground for the Confucian revival, his political life alone is seen as a behav [...]  ...  modern study of Empress Wu's ability to rule and her achievements as a ruler see, R.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0086392 fatcat:a4f77h5mnbalzoyvrjkmpc7wke

The government schools in T'ang China and Nara and Heian Japan : a comparative study [article]

Yuese Huang, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
Many of them sent members of their own reigning dynasties to study in China, who on returning applied what they had learned to their own country.  ...  Despite difficulties in communication, the Japanese made a Herculean effort in emulating almost every aspect of Chinese culture for more than two centuries, making a replica of China during the Nara (710  ...  For a brief study in English, see H.S.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d778854105b2 fatcat:ycpgv6exqjcmrf7ygoaak2jg6u

The political theories of Ku Yen-wu and the Manchu Conquest

Wei-Ying Ku
This thesis does not offer a synoptic examination of seventeenth-century local governments, but tries to achieve a better understanding of it through the study of the thought of Ku Yen-wu (1613-1682),  ...  In these chapters, I shall examine Ku Yen-wu's views of the ideal and the real roles in the social order of such pivotal [...]  ...  Huang's father, Huang Tsun-su, had died in prison as a result of a power struggle with, the eunuch faction.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0095863 fatcat:cr5bm3fyjjbv7iwtxhsce4uffa

School songs and modernity in late Qing and early republican China

Micic, Peter, 1965-
(596-667 A.D.). 62 For a brief introduction to Li Shutong's birthplace see Liu Yanchen (1987) .  ...  Life has become insipid and tasteless and I no longer have the desire to pursue a professional career.  ...  One possible reading of the following account by the Dutch sinologist Gustaf Schlegel published in T' oung Pao in 1892 reveals a foreign sinologue eager to defend the Chinese lexicon against the onslaught  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/59cb2286e406c fatcat:4nb7r4z2gffnpn3momrb6mpo6e

The great exodus : sojourn, nostalgia, return, and identity formation of Chinese mainlanders in Taiwan, 1940s-2000s

Meng-Hsuan Yang
The mainlander identity is a product of a par [...]  ...  The research focuses on the transformation of the migrants' mentalités—from "reluctant sojourners" in the 1950s to "cultural nostalgia" from the 1960s to the 1980s, and to "narrating the exodus" from the  ...  She arrived in Taipei in 1947 to take up a teaching job at the National Taiwan University (NTU). She later became a well-respected literary scholar who had a stellar academic career in Taiwan.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0073109 fatcat:sahrkmantjcexn5uctonx2dxeu

Access to power : hegemonic party rule in Singapore and Taiwan

Netina Clara Tan
oppositions fail to pose a credible threat.  ...  I develop a model to explain how a centralized, oligarchic and exclusionary leadership selection method fosters elite unity.  ...  88 Wu's Chairmanship did not last.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0071541 fatcat:ybg4gjmgg5dh7pwuvqoaj4xv2q

Nationalist China in the Postcolonial Philippines: Diasporic Anticommunism, Shared Sovereignty, and Ideological Chineseness, 1945-1970s

Chien Wen Kung
and connect huaqiao to Taiwan.  ...  a foreign country.  ...  In the Philippines, intelligence briefings from the late 1940s and early 1950s Introduction and conservative Chinese in the peninsula. 5 Support for the PRC among Southeast Asia's huaqiao was almost everywhere  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8rz0vhk fatcat:mlcmuz7cdra73jg6k2n6ore72i