Richard von Glahn is Professor of History, at UCLA, and author of Fountain of Fortune: Money and Monetary Policy in China, 1000-1700 (1996) and The Economic History of China from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century (2016) – and many other books and articles. This month he is in Paris, giving four lectures in different seminar series. I’ve copied the details below from the EHESS website, as a record. (more…)
Zaizhen’s portrait appears on notes of The Sin Chun Bank (華商上海信成銀行) – the first savings bank in China. The bank was founded in 1906, and issued notes from 1907. It closed in 1913. (more…)
“Supermarket of the Dead. Burnt offerings in China and the Cult of Globalised Consumption” – an exhibition by Wolfgang Scheppe with the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections) in the Northwing, Reception Floor of the Residenzschloss (Royal Palace), 14 March to 14 June 2015. (more…)
François Thierry‘s new book is due out in May. Titled Les monnaies de la Chine ancienne. Des origines à la fin de l’Empire, it’s published by Les Belles Lettres, Paris. It’s a paperback, with bibliography, 688 pages, 20 maps, and 370 colour illustrations, 16 x 24 cm, 1310 g, €55.00, ISBN 9782251446868. (more…)
LIU Chunsheng, Zhongguo gudai loukong huaqian kianshang (Beijing: Zuojia chubanshe, 2005) ISBN 7-5063-3237-X // 刘春声著：《中国古代镂空花钱鉴赏》， 北京：作家出版社，2005年。 (more…)
The World‘s Railways on Coins, by QIAN Lixin (Beijing: China Railway Publishing House, 2015). ISBN: 978-7-113-20216-3.
钱立新：《硬币上的世界铁路》，北京：中国铁路出版社，2015 年. Qian Lixin, Yingbi shang de shijie tielu, Beijing: Zhongguo tielu chubanshe, 2015. (more…)