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Staging Dunhuang Mogao Caves: Treasures from along the Silk Road

StagingDunhuangMogaoCaves_Kuang.pdf
Historically a frontier metropolis, Dunhuang was a strategic site along the Silk Road in northwestern China, a crossroads of trade, and a locus for religious, cultural, and intellectual influences since the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.). The 492…

A southern Chinese city through the eyes of a British missionary: Preliminary analysis of the text of a historical travelogue

southernCnCitythrEyesofBrMissionary_Deng.pdf
Walks in the City of Canton is a book written by John Henry Gray of Christ's College, Cambridge who came to China and stayed as a missionary for many years, and it was published in 1875. This project did a preliminary analysis of the text of this…

The hidden treasure -- Elling O. Eide Center

TheHiddenTreasure_ZhaoLiu.pdf
A beautiful space devoted to the culture of Asia has been quietly developing on a tucked-away waterfront property in Sarasota, Florida. This is the Elling O. Eide Center, a non-profit research library and preserve named for its benefactor, Elling O.…

Getting to know SCUA

GettingtoKnowSCUA_Benjamin.pdf
David Benjamin joined the UCF Libraries as Head of Special Collections & University Archives in September 2015. David comes from the University of Arizona where he was the Assistant Director of the Volkerding Study Center at the Center for Creative…

China through American eyes: Depictions of the Chinese people and culture in the US print media of the late 19th century

Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of…