JCS Vol.6 No.4:
December 2011

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Missions of Literature: "Revolutionary Literature"and the Political involvement of the Creation Society  PP:1-19

Zhiguang YIN
By using the Creation Society as a case study, this paper investigates the origin of the tendency of using literature as a tool for political or social purposes in 20th century China. The main theoretical concern of this paper is to analyze the idea "revolutionary literature" and its origination in the social context of 1920s' China. ...
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The 18 March Incident of 1926 Revisited: Looking at the Wider Context  PP:20-34

In early March 1926, North China was engulfed by the war between Feng Yuxiang's National Army (Guominjun, or known by the contemporaries as the Kuominchun, KMC thereafter) and the allied army of Wu Peifu and Zhang Zuolin. ...
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Seeking Solutions for China's Crisis: Ng Poon Chew, Chung Sai Yat Po and the Reform and Revolutionary Movements  PP:35-52

Sheng-chi SHU
The article examines how the ideologies propagated by Kang Youwei/Liang Qichao's Reform Movement and Sun Yat-sen's Revolutionary Movement were perceived, analyzed, debated, accepted and/or rejected in overseas Chinese societies through a case study of the opinions of Chung Sai Yat Po, a highly influential newspaper in the San Francisco Chinatown in the early twentieth century, as well as its founder, Reverend Dr Ng Poon Chew (1866-1931). ...
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Outpost for Power Projection: A Chinese Perspective of French Military Bases on African Continent  PP:53-69

Degang SUN
Foreign military bases are the important means for power projection. Particularly in Africa, French military bases are the symbol of its sphere of influence, which have been strengthening France's protection of its economic, political, cultural, overseas national and security interests. ...
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The Empirical Research of Rural Health Inequalities in Human Capital and Poverty  PP:70-89

Kangyin LU Lina WANG Huixuan CHEN
Based on the health of human capital theory and theory of regional differences, this paper study the regional differences in rural areas from a health perspective of human capital. In this paper, it showed that the incidence of poverty, health and a negative correlation between better health, the possibility of occurrence of poverty smaller by the simple OLS model, Probit model and Logit model of China's rural health human capital inequality on the poverty impact of empirical analysis.
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Third Wave of Globalization: Thirty Years' Influence of Western Theories on Chinese Translation Studies  PP:90-102

Weimin PAN Hao MING
Based on articles published in major Chinese journals in the past 30 years (from 1980 to 2009) of China's reform and opening up, this article divides the influence of western theories on the development of Chinese translation studies into 3 periods, i.e.: transition, adjustment and prosperity. ...
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New Empirical Evidence on "Economic Convergence"  PP:103-116

Jianyang HU
The paper studies the economic convergence of non-oil-producing countries, OECD countries and emerging markets countries with latest panel data up to 2009. The study finds that conditional convergence exists among 157 non-oil-producing countries, 28 OECD countries and 23 emerging markets, and the convergence structure differs between emerging markets and the rest of the world. ...
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Tea in a Historical and Anthropological Perspective----An Interview with Alan Macfarlane  PP:117-127

Xiaoli MA
In the interview, Professor Alan Macfarlane talks about tea and its functions from a very distinctive historical and anthropological point of view. He briefly compared the tea ceremony and etiquette of the Great Britain, China and Japan. In his opinion, tea plays a crucially important role in history. ...
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Seasonal Changes and Seasonal Regimen in Hippocrates  PP:128-144

QiaoSheng DONG
When considering the cause of diseases, the Hippocratic authors paid much attention to the influence of seasonal factors. They had close observation of stars, winds and rains in order to take caution of the seasonal changes and they also made seasonal regimen for the prevention of diseases. ....
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Queen Bee and Housewife: Extension of Social Moral Education into Private Sphere in Xenophon's Oeconomicus  PP:145-162

Houliang LU
As one rare work on domestic life and private sphere in Greek and Roman cultural history, Xenophon's Oeconomicus has significant character in its instances and arguments. Quite a lot of examples set forth in this work are taken from experiences of public life; ....
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