Two books have been published on Hong Kong Scholarship Online (HKSO) this month, adding to the Art and Society and Culture modules.
Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings, by Alexandra Green, draws upon art historical, anthropological, and religious studies methodologies to delineate the structures and details of late Burmese wall paintings and elucidate the religious, political, and social concepts driving the creation of this art form.
Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story, by Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu, expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the accounts of the Anglican church in China.
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