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Re: Strange chinese character

Hi Don,

You might find the ROC Ministry of Education's Dictionary of Chinese Character Variants (http://dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw/eng.htm) to be a useful source for such searches. Could the character you describe be variant #2 on http://dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw/yitia/fra/fra02944.htm ?

Best regards,
Joe

Strange chinese character

I have encountered a footnote introducing a memoir from China’s 1911 revolution, drafted presumably in 1911. Transliterated, we have the line “. . . (1911) nian suo zuo X gao” (" X draft written in the year 1911). The X is a little blurry, but appears, compared to other characters in the book, to be a simplified character composed of the grain radical on the left and the character zhi (“only”) as phonetic on the right.

March 2018 issue of open-access "Cross-Currents" e-journal now online

March 2018 e-Journal (No. 26)

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Imagining China’s Children: Lower-Elementary Reading Primers and the Reconstruction of Chinese Childhood, 1945–1951
Carl Kubler, University of Chicago

Japanese Modernism at a “Branch Point”: On the Museum of Modern Art, Hayama’s 1937 Exhibition
Kevin Michael Smith, University of California, Davis

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CFC: Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present

Project Editors are once again seeking contributors to the forthcoming four-volume Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present, to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

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Richard Duckett

Duckett on Sadan, 'War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011'


Mandy Sadan, ed. War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016. xxii + 517 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-189-5.

Reviewed by Richard Duckett (Reading College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Chris Ogden
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David Buck

Buck on Ogden, 'China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers'


Chris Ogden. China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers. Cambridge: Polity, 2017. ix + 213 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-8987-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Roger Jeffery

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Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson. Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21592-2.

Reviewed by Roger Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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