Wang Gungwu: Junzi: Scholar-Gentleman in Conversation with Asad-ul Iqbal Latif by Wang Gungwu

Wang Gungwu: Junzi: Scholar-Gentleman in Conversation with Asad-ul Iqbal Latif

byWang Gungwu

Kobo ebook | August 1, 2003

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This book of interviews with Professor Wang Gungwu, published to felicitate him on his 80th birthday in 2010, seeks to convey to a general audience something of the life, times and thoughts of a leading historian, Southeast Asianist, Sinologist and public intellectual. The interviews flesh out Professor Wang’s views on being Chinese in Malaya; his experience of living and working in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia; the Vietnam War; Hong Kong and its return to China; the rise of China; Taiwan’s, Japan’s and India’s place in the emerging scheme of things; and on the United States in an age of terrorism and war. The book includes an interview with his wife, Mrs Margaret Wang, on their life together for half a century. Two interviews by scholars on Professor Wang’s work are also included, as are his curriculum vitae and a select bibliography of his works.What comes across in this book is how Professor Wang was buffeted by feral times and hostile worlds but responded to them as a left-liberal humanist who refused to cut ideological corners. This book records his response to tumultuous times on hindsight, but with a keen sense of having lived through the times of which he speaks.

Title:Wang Gungwu: Junzi: Scholar-Gentleman in Conversation with Asad-ul Iqbal LatifFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 1, 2003Publisher:Institute of Southeast Asian StudiesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814380717

ISBN - 13:9789814380713

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