The Resource Wang Gungwu, (electronic resource)

Wang Gungwu, (electronic resource)

Label
Wang Gungwu
Title
Wang Gungwu
Title variation
WANG GUNGWU
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The name Wang Gungwu is iconic. He is one of the most eminent scholars and historians in Asia today and is renowned for his scholarship on the history of the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia, and the history and civilisation of China and Southeast Asia.A well-known scholar aside, Wang Gungwu has been an inspiring educator since he embarked on an academic career first at the University of Malaya and subsequently at the Australian National University before making his mark as vice chancellor of the University of Hong Kong from 1986 to 1995, chairman of the Institute of East Asian Political Eco
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Zheng, Yongnian
Dewey number
370.092
LC call number
LA1143
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Phua, Kok Khoo
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  • Education, Higher -- East Asia
  • Education, Higher -- Pacific Area
  • Educational change -- East Asia
  • Educational change -- Pacific Area
  • Wang, Gungwu
Label
Wang Gungwu, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Preface; About the Editors; Contents; Part I Wang Gungwu on Higher Education; 1 The University and the Community; The University and the Community; 2 National Education and the Scientific Tradition; 3 Who Should Pay for Universities?; 4 A Very Peculiar Business; 5 The University as a Global Institution; From Periphery to Centre; Unity in Diversity; Propensity for Free Trade in Knowledge and Ideas; Alternative Visions; 6 The Asian Renaissance; 7 Cities Light Torch of Excellence; 8 Lessons Closer to Home; 9 The Asia-Pacific: Region and Universalism in Higher Education
  • What Regionalism Means in Asia-PacificThe Universalism Phenomenon; The Four Approaches to Standards of Excellence; 10 The Modern University in Australia and Asia; The Heritage; The Challenge; 11 Social Science and Asia; Stages of Knowledge Evolution; Changing Political Climates; Creativity of Asian Origins; Amartya Sen; Ranajit Guha; Edward Said; Francis Fukuyama; Kenichi Ohmae; Variously "Asian" Creativity; The Fact of Unshared Histories; The Challenge of Social Science in Asia; 12 Shifting Paradigms and Asian Perspectives: Implications for Research and Teaching; Situational shifts
  • Knowledge-driven shifts brought to AsiaNotes; 13 The Classics and the East Asian Entrepreneur; 14 Universities and Modernity for Asia; First, what kind of modernity should universities be committed to?; This leads to my second question. Should universities in Asia today continue to accept the criteria of excellence identified in the developed West?; Perhaps one could ask, how far should universities go to pursue the goal of modernity?; 15 New Interest in Old Powers; 16 Change and Adaptation: NUS at 100; The Horizons of Different Singapores; The first Singapore; The second Singapore
  • The third SingaporeAcademic Transitions; 17 The Chinese Pursuit of Higher Education; The Heritage; Willingness to Change; Double Reaction: from Mao to Deng; 18 New University, Three Generations: China, Malaya, Singapore 1949-2007; The China Presence; The Malaya Dream; The Singapore Remaking; Concluding Thoughts; 19 Versailles' Chinese Legacy; 20 Commonwealth Universities in Eastern Asia; Future Challenges; 21 You've Come a Long Way; 22 Academic Blind Spot in Asia; 23 English Rules the Waves; 24 Rise of Anglo-Chinese; Part II Wang Gungwu and His Works; His Authored Works
  • The Nanhai Trade: The Early History of Chinese Trade in the South China Sea*A Short History of the Nanyang Chinese; The Structure of Power in North China during the Five Dynasties; China and the World since 1949: The Impact of Independence, Modernity and Revolution; Community and Nation: Essays on Southeast Asia and the Chinese; Community and Nation: China, Southeast Asia and Australia (New Edition); Southeast Asia and the Chinese; The Use of History; China and the Chinese Overseas; The Chineseness of China - Selected Essays; The Chinese Way: China's Position in International Relations
  • China and Southeast Asia: Myths, Threats and Culture
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814436625
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3280000000002165
  • (EBL)1109714
  • (OCoLC)826853982
Label
Wang Gungwu, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Preface; About the Editors; Contents; Part I Wang Gungwu on Higher Education; 1 The University and the Community; The University and the Community; 2 National Education and the Scientific Tradition; 3 Who Should Pay for Universities?; 4 A Very Peculiar Business; 5 The University as a Global Institution; From Periphery to Centre; Unity in Diversity; Propensity for Free Trade in Knowledge and Ideas; Alternative Visions; 6 The Asian Renaissance; 7 Cities Light Torch of Excellence; 8 Lessons Closer to Home; 9 The Asia-Pacific: Region and Universalism in Higher Education
  • What Regionalism Means in Asia-PacificThe Universalism Phenomenon; The Four Approaches to Standards of Excellence; 10 The Modern University in Australia and Asia; The Heritage; The Challenge; 11 Social Science and Asia; Stages of Knowledge Evolution; Changing Political Climates; Creativity of Asian Origins; Amartya Sen; Ranajit Guha; Edward Said; Francis Fukuyama; Kenichi Ohmae; Variously "Asian" Creativity; The Fact of Unshared Histories; The Challenge of Social Science in Asia; 12 Shifting Paradigms and Asian Perspectives: Implications for Research and Teaching; Situational shifts
  • Knowledge-driven shifts brought to AsiaNotes; 13 The Classics and the East Asian Entrepreneur; 14 Universities and Modernity for Asia; First, what kind of modernity should universities be committed to?; This leads to my second question. Should universities in Asia today continue to accept the criteria of excellence identified in the developed West?; Perhaps one could ask, how far should universities go to pursue the goal of modernity?; 15 New Interest in Old Powers; 16 Change and Adaptation: NUS at 100; The Horizons of Different Singapores; The first Singapore; The second Singapore
  • The third SingaporeAcademic Transitions; 17 The Chinese Pursuit of Higher Education; The Heritage; Willingness to Change; Double Reaction: from Mao to Deng; 18 New University, Three Generations: China, Malaya, Singapore 1949-2007; The China Presence; The Malaya Dream; The Singapore Remaking; Concluding Thoughts; 19 Versailles' Chinese Legacy; 20 Commonwealth Universities in Eastern Asia; Future Challenges; 21 You've Come a Long Way; 22 Academic Blind Spot in Asia; 23 English Rules the Waves; 24 Rise of Anglo-Chinese; Part II Wang Gungwu and His Works; His Authored Works
  • The Nanhai Trade: The Early History of Chinese Trade in the South China Sea*A Short History of the Nanyang Chinese; The Structure of Power in North China during the Five Dynasties; China and the World since 1949: The Impact of Independence, Modernity and Revolution; Community and Nation: Essays on Southeast Asia and the Chinese; Community and Nation: China, Southeast Asia and Australia (New Edition); Southeast Asia and the Chinese; The Use of History; China and the Chinese Overseas; The Chineseness of China - Selected Essays; The Chinese Way: China's Position in International Relations
  • China and Southeast Asia: Myths, Threats and Culture
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814436625
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3280000000002165
  • (EBL)1109714
  • (OCoLC)826853982

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