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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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…