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May 08, 2019Open    AccessArticle

The Study of Yu Xin’s Integration into the Regime of the Northern Zhou Dynasty

Xiancheng He
From the first year of Baoding, Yu Xin’s uncooperative attitude towards the regime of the Northern Zhou Dynasty gradually turned into his identification with the culture of it. After that, he opened his heart and tried to integrate into the Northern Zhou regime successfully. His specific performance is in six aspects: actively engaging in politics, writing the temple poems for the Northern Zho
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Jan 09, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Authoritarian Control Mechanism over Chinese Intellectuals under the KMT Regime: A Study on Its History and Effects

Lei Gao, Lu Xia
After the Kuomintang (KMT) established a nationalist regime on mainland China in 1927, some Chinese intellectuals were recruited into the regime and served at even key positions, whereas others chose to maintain independence and autonomy in order to check the power of the authority. In 1949, the KMT retreat from Mainland to Taiwan with many excellent intellectuals, including both those pro-regime ones and thos
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Nov 16, 2017Open    AccessArticle

From Enlightenment to Cyborgs

Claudio Messori
The decline of the feudal system and the progressive rise of the medieval bourgeoisie to power roles and government functions, leads the West (17th century) to theorize and assume a materialistic, reductionist and mechanistic model of thought, based on a privileged, tendentially exclusive, relationship with Science (Galilean scientific method), technique and technology. This paper takes into account the historical, sociological, a
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May 03, 2017Open    AccessArticle

STEM and the Humanities

Joel D. Benson
Students today are told from the time they are in grade school that only by studying STEM subjects can they hope to expect a successful and meaningful career. Many people today question the value of a Liberal Arts education as outdated and elitist, insisting that students who study the Liberal Arts do not develop the skills necessary for the modern work force. To be fair, many faculty members in STEM subjects have acknowledged the
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Aug 31, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Some Features of Urban Place Names in Central Africa

Michel Simeu-Kamdem, David Koulbout

More than fifty years after African countries independence, the colonial system continues to reveal its heritage. This is particularly true with urban place names among which a number of currently used are of colonial origin. Through a number of readings, the authors analyze the present situation in Central Africa and question its meaning. The article provides therefore an understanding of urban geographical names in nine countries colonized by French, Ger

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Mar 23, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Xenophobia in Southern Africa: A Pan-Africanist Perspective for Modern Times

Sechaba Khoapa
Xenophobia is historically and in modern times a very systemic political, social and economic manifestation of imperialism. Although successful gains have been achieved, a Pan-Africanist effort to work collectively faces several challenges in the Southern African region. This chapter attempts to pry apart the shell of xenophobia in Southern Africa by examining 1) the Pan-Africanist role of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), 2) understanding the economic, social, and political con...


Aug 28, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Climbing the Ladder of Success in the Imperial China: Chang Chien’s Examination Life

Shun-Chih Sun
Chang Chien (1853-1926) was a native of Nant’ung, Kiangsu. In spite of the Various works on Chang Chien, which testify to the significance of his role in modern China, Chang Chien’s examination life is still not well-researched. The purposes of this paper are firstly, to analyze Chang Chien’s examination life systematically and clearly in the hope that it may become a useful reference for researchers on modern China, and secondly, to stimulate scholars for further research. This paper depends mo...


Jun 30, 2015Open    AccessArticle

A Postcolonial Reading of the Triumphant Entry

Adegbite Deborah Doyinsola, Adegbite Olusola Deborah
This paper explores the Matthean version of the Triumphant Entry from a Nigerian postcolonial perspective. The methodology used is the exegesis of the passage using a Reader Response criticism to understand the contextual and typological contemporary meanings of the passage. The result showed that the colonial harbinger of the gospel message introduced a colonized gospel that robbed the people of the liberation they ought to experience through the gospel.


Mar 19, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Chang Chien’s Thought on Education

Shun-Chih Sun
Chang Chien (1853-1926) was a native of Nant’ung, Kiangsu. In spite of the various works on Chang Chien, which testify to the significance of his role in modern China, Chang Chien’s thought on education is still not well-researched. The purposes of this paper are firstly, to analyze Chang Chien’s thought on education systematically and clearly in the hope that it may become a useful reference for researchers on modern China, and secondly, to stimulate scholars for further research. This paper de...


Mar 10, 2015Open    AccessArticle

A Research on Chang Chien’s Thought on Local Self-Government

Shun-Chih Sun
Chang Chien (1853-1926) was a native of Nant’ung, Kiangsu. In spite of the various works on Chang Chien, which testify to the significance of his role in modern China, Chang Chien’s thought on local self-government is still not well-researched. The purposes of this paper are firstly, to analyze Chang Chien’s thought on local self-government systematically and clearly in the hope that it may become a useful reference for researchers on modern China, and secondly, to stimulate scholars for further...


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