By the Wind: Fujian and Northeast Asia
Series: Illustrated Fujian and the Maritime Silk Road
Edited by Xie Bizhen
Cloth • 186 pp • 170 × 210 mm • English
US$59.95 • C$80.95
The history of China’s Maritime Silk Road and the role played by the people of Fujian Province and their trade with Japan and the Korean Peninsula had a profound influence on the culture, politics, economics, history, and religions of the nations of East Asia. This richly illustrated volume has maps, paintings, woodblock prints, original documents, and photographs to help the reader understand the importance of these important sea routes in the development of China and the rest of Northeast Asia.
About the Authors
Mr. Xu Bin, Master of Economics from the National University of Ryukyu, Japan, Doctor of History from Fujian Normal University, associate researcher at the Fujian-Taiwan Regional Research Center of Fujian Normal University, a key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education, and master’s supervisor. His research focuses on historical Sino-Ryuku relations and regional culture of Fujian and Taiwan. He has published numerous papers in Fujian Forum, Journal of the Pacific, Research on the History of Maritime Transportation, etc.
Mrs. Zhang Jinhong, Doctor of History, lecturer at the School of Social History of Fujian Normal University. Her main research is on the history of Sino-foreign relations and the history of Christianity. She has published multiple papers in Fujian Forum, Research on the History of Maritime Transportation, and Fujian Literature and History.
Mr. Xie Bizhen, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Fujian Normal University, Director of the Fujian-Taiwan Regional Research Center of Fujian Normal University, a key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education. His main research focuses on Chinese overseas transportation and trade history, the history of Sino-Japanese relations, and the local history of Fujian.