Saturday, July 30, 2022
This great review was written by Dr. PETER K. FROST is the Frederick L. Schuman of International Studies Emeritus at Williams College and Visiting Professor of International Studies (ret.) at the University of Mississippi. He is also an Associate Editor of Education About Asia. This is one of the great book reviews found in academic journals. The main reason is that Professor Frost is very familiar with the topic. He is familar with both history of China and that of the United States covered by the book China and the Founding of the United States: The Influence of Traditional Chinese Civilization on the United States. His review can be accessed through this link, https://www.asianstudies.org/publications/eaa/archives/china-and-the-founding-of-the-united-states-the-influence-of-traditional-chinese-civilization/
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Next year will be 50th anniversary of CALA. Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) started March 31, 1973 by Dr. Tze-Chung Li and Dorothy Li, as Mid-West Chinese American Librarians Association, a regional organization in Illinois. A year later, Chinese Librarians Association was formed in California in 1974. In 1976, Mid-West Chinese American Librarians Association was expanded to a national organization as Chinese American Librarians Association. By 1979, CALA had five chapters in Northeast, Mid-West, Atlantic, Southwest and California respectively. Chinese American Librarians Association and Chinese Librarians Association were merged in 1983. The merged organization retains CALA's English name and Chinese Librarians Association's Chinese name 華人圖書館員協會. CALA is a registered nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 tax exempt status. Currently, CALA has eight chapters as follows: Greater Mid-Atlantic (GMA), Midwest Chapter (MW), Northeast Chapter (NE), Northern California Chapter (NCA), Southern California Chapter (SCA), Southeast Chapter (SE), Southwest Chapter (SW) and Canada Chapter. In its newsletter, fall 2021 a brief introduction to Dr. Dave Wang's book was published. Below is the snapshot of the article penned by Fu Zhuo, a wellknown teaching librarian in university of Missuri-Kansas.
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Many universities and collages in the world have obtained this book, China and the Founding of the United States: The Influence of Traditional Chinese Civilization. Jaimaca University of Technology has also bought the book for its faculty, students and other readers. Below is the snapshot from the internet. Readers can find that the book has in the library already. It shows that the university is a great school, which provides its students with not only technology, but also new ideas in social science and history.
Christopher Hancock, Director of Oxford House (Research Ltd) and a Visiting Professor at St. Mary's University, London, published his new book recently. He has also taught at Cambridge University, served as Dean of Bradford Cathedral, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in China at King's College, London. His current academic work focuses on the role culture, ethics and religion play in contemporary geopolitics. His new book, Christianity and Confucianism: Culture, Faith and Politics. In his book Hancock cite Dr. Dave Wang' serveral papers published in Virginian Review of Asian Studies and some other venues. In his book the author examined "cultural, political, and religious interaction between China and the West". As the world faces a rising China this book provided us with a perspective to view cultural interaction between the Easd and the West. "East and West are shown to have shaped the mind, heart, culture, philosophy and politics of the other - and far more, perhaps, than either knows or would want to admit." I hope that readers will enjoy his book and share his great vision for the future. Below are some snapshots showing his using Dr. Dave Wang' papers as references.
Saturday, March 26, 2022
The book,China and the Founding of the United States: The Influences of Traditional Chinese Civilization</i> now availabel in public libraries in New York. Below you will find the two snapshots from the Internet. The first one is the famous New York Public Librqry and Queens Public Library. There are reasons to believe that more and more public libraries in the world will include this book in their collections. Mutural influences among civilizations have been one of the main reasons responsible for progress of civilizations in the world. This book exmamines how the US founding fathers used positive elements from traditional Chinese civilization. Readers will look into the founders mentality and find reasons why the founders absorb the elements and incooperate them into west civilization. The founders' great wisdom will inspire us and help us wheather through the turbulents ahead. In this sense, this book is relavent today.
Sunday, February 13, 2022
China and the Founding of the United States: The Influence of Traditional Chinese Civilization is available at the top four univerities, including Harvard University, Yale University, University of Pensylvania and Columbia Univerity. In this boo, Dr. Dave Wang, the author, examines how the U.S. Founding Fathers were influenced and inspired by Chinese agriculture, architecture, and philosophy. China, then one of the most stable and powerful civilizations in the world, offered unique perspectives on various aspects of society which were distinct from the Founding Fathers’ European heritage. China provided an alternative set of social and political frameworks which supported the Founding Fathers’ efforts to craft a unique heritage for their young nation. These Founders sought to establish a political identity that was distinct from European aristocratic traditions. More information is available through this link.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Dr. Dave Xueliang Wang's book, China and the Founding of the United States: The Influence of Traditional Chinese Civilization, publised in by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield in October 2021, has entered book markets worldwide. One can find this book in South America and Africa. For example, in Uruguay, a developed country in South America and Nigeria, a beautiful country in Africa, this has been welcomed.