Tag: History of Asia
Written by Kat Jivkova. The Tang period witnessed an incredible cultural blossoming amidst the pre-modern imperial magnificence, but what proved to be the cause of smouldering away?
Written by Kat Jivkova. The turn of the century cultural exchange between the US and Japan led to over-processed views on some elements of each culture. This can be seen and analysed through Ryu Murakami’s 1997 novel, “In the Miso Soup”.
Written by Kat Jivkova. The history of the natural world and study of the natural world has much to owe Li Shizhen’s Bencao gagmu, a sixteenth century text created from years of research and exploration, and often referred to as a “dictionary of Chinese knowledge”.