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TOC The Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (BMFEA), vol. 79/80

Dear Colleagues, 

After a long delay, volume 79/80 of The Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (BMFEA) has been published, and contains the following articles.

The Pitfalls of Second-hand Information: On the Traditionalist Dogma in Chinese Excavation Reports. Armin Selbitschka. 

Han Views of the Qin Legacy and the Late Western Han “Classical Turn.” Michael Nylan.

Self-inscriptions: On Textual Figuration in Sima Qian and Ban Gu. Dinu Luca.

A Layer of Old Chinese Readings in the Old Zhuang Script. David Holm.

Re: Father of the US Navy?

Sounds like the US Navy had many fathers over the first few decades of American independence. But I'll go a bit further with regard to Thomas Jefferson -- he was worse than a "land-lubber," he was an epic cheapskate when it came to funding for national defense. His "Jeffersonian Republican" followers were just as bad: during the War of 1812 they dominated Congress, and were very enthusiastic about going to war with Great Britain but amazingly reluctant to pay for it.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-50 on Weitz. A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation States

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-50

Eric Weitz.  A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation States.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780691145440 ($35.00/£30.00).

6 July 2020 |
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor and Chair: Sarah B. Snyder | Production Editor: George Fujii


Desegregation, Suffrage, Jewish, African-American, and Other Resources Digitized and on ExploreUK

Online and open access to archival resources is more important now than ever in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With that in mind, UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center is happy to announce the following collections are available on ExploreUK


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