Dong Wang’s Publications
Do you know that Dr. Wang’s monograph China’s Unequal Treaties: Narrating National History consistently ranks as a top seller at amazon.com since its publication in 2005? Her 2021 second edition of the awarding winning book, The United States and China is also a bestseller in international relations, Asian history, and Chinese history. Her new book, Tsai Tsan Tai (1872-1938): An Australian-Cantonese Opinion Maker in British Hong Kong, can be found here.
“The United States in the Indo-Pacific before World War II: Trends, Strategic Thinking, and Diplomatic Realities,” ch. 1, in Routledge Handbook of US Policy in the Indo-Pacific (London: Routledge, 2023), ed. by Oliver Turner (University of Edinburgh), Nicola Nymalm (Swedish Defence University), and Wali Aslam (University of Bath), pp. 7-20.
“Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, Henan Province of P. R. China,” Database of Religious History Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, August 2021.
“Already Post-Modern: Buddhist Stone Images in Luoyang and the Question of Sinicization,” in Richard Madsen (University of California at San Diego), ed. The Sinizication of Chinese Religions: from Above and Below (Leiden: Brill, 2021), pp. 86-129.
“Mianxiang dongxi: Cong sige you zhongda yingxiang de renwu kan ershi shiji shang banye Zhongmei guanxishi,” [面向东西：从四个有重大影响的人物看二十世纪上半叶中美关系史], transl. by LI Shan, Jindai zhongwai guanxishi yanjiu [Studies in modern Chinese foreign relations 近代中外关系史研究], vol. 9 (2019/2020): 194-210, published in Beijing by Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe (Social Sciences Academy Press 社会科学文献出版社).
“The ‘Letter Should Not Beg’: Chinese Diaspora Philanthropy in Higher Education,” (10,000 words) in John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip, eds., Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2020, pp. 99-120.
“The Pursuit of New Citizenship by Peri-urban Residents in China: Status, Rights, and Individual Choice,” China Information (Britain, SSCI) (March 2019): pp. 1-20. DOI: 10.1177/0920203X19835455.
"The Unequal Treaties and the Treaty Ports," in Tim Wright, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199920082-0148.
"Between Tribute and Unequal Treaties: How China Saw the Sea World in the Early Nineteenth Century," History: The Journal of Historical Association (Britain, A&HCI), 103, no. 355 (April 2018): 262-285, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/1468-229X.12574.
"Jindai huaqiao yu Zhongguo gaodeng jiaoyu," [近代华侨与中国高等教育公益事业 Modern Chinese diaspora and philanthropy in higher education], transl. by Shi Xiaoyun (史晓云), Jindai Zhongwai guanxishi yanjiu [Studies in modern Chinese foreign relations近代中外关系史研究], vol. 7 (August 2017): 207-227, published in Beijing by Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe (Social Sciences Academy Press社会科学文献出版社).
"Xin shiqi yingwen shijie zhong de jindai zhongwai guanxishi yanjiu," [新时期英文世界中的近代中外关系史研究 Modern China in world affairs: A historiographical essay] Shehui kexue pingjia [社会科学评价] (Beijing, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) 10, no. 2 (June 2017): 65-75. Excerpt appeared in Zhongguo shehui kexue wenzhai [中国社会科学文摘], no. 10 (2017): 24-25.
"US-China Economic Relations," in Andrew Tan, ed., A Handbook of US-China Relations, Surrey, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016, pp. 155-177.
"US-China Trade, 1971-2012: Insights into the U.S.-China Relationship," The Asia-Pacific Journal 11, issue 24, no. 4, June 17, 2013.
"China and the World, 1900-1949," in Tim Wright, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies, New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
"Restructuring Governance in Contemporary Urban China: Perspectives on State and Society," Journal of Contemporary China, no. 72 (November 2011): 723-733.
"China's Trade Relations with the United States in Perspective," Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 39, no. 3 (October 2010): 165-210.
"Internationalizing Heritage: UNESCO and China's Longmen Grottoes," China Information 24, no. 2 (July 2010): 123-147.
"The Advance to Higher Learning: Power, Modernization, and the Beginnings of Women's Education at Canton Christian College," in Pioneer Chinese Christian Women. Gender, Christianity, and Social Mobility, ed. by Jessie G. Lutz, Bethlehem, Pa.: Lehigh University Press, 2010, pp. 371-392.
"From Lingnan to Pomona: Charles K. Edmunds and His Chinese-American Career," in China's Christian Colleges: Cross-Cultural Connections, 1900-1950, ed. by Daniel Bays and Ellen Widmer, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2009, pp. 173-191.
"Portraying Chinese Christianity: The American Press and U.S.-China'Relations since the 1920s," Journal of American-East Asian Relations 13 (November 2008): 81-119.
"Zhongguo yu shijie xiangyu: Bupingdeng tiaoyue, diguo zhuyi he minzu zhuyi," [中國與世界相遇: 不平等條約、帝國主義和民族主義 China encountered the world: the Unequal Treaties, imperialism and nationalism] in Wang Jianlang (王建朗) and Luan Jinghe (欒景河), eds., Jindai Zhongguo, Dongya yu shijie [Modern China, East Asia, and the World], Beijing: Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe, 2008, pp. 506-528.
"Cong Lingnan dang'an chensi Zhongmei wenhua xiangyu," [從嶺南檔案 (1888-1952) 沉思中美文化相遇 A reflection on Sino-American cultural encounter: from the perspective of the Lingnan archives] transl. by Huang Xinglian, in Xixue yu Qingdai wenhua [西學與清代文化 Western learning and Qing culture], ed. by Huang Aiping (黄爱平) and Huang Xingtao (黄興涛), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2007, pp. 127-145.
Three entries on Mao Zedong, Guangzhou, and the Qing Dynasty for Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, 3 vols., edited by Thomas Benjamin, Detroit, Mich.: Macmillan Reference, 2006.
"Circulating American Higher Education: The Case of Lingnan University (1888-1951)," Journal of American-East Asian Relations 9, nos. 3-4 (delayed fall-winter 2000 issue, the back issue appeared in year 2006): 147-167.
"The Dissemination of International Law and the Study of the Unequal Treaties in China," in As China Meets the World: China's Changing Position in the International Community, edited by Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Agnes Schick-Chen, and Sascha Klotzbücher, Vienna, Austria: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austrian Academy of Sciences Press), 2006, pp. 169-193.
"Beiyang shiqi guojifa zai Zhongguo," [北洋時期國際法在中國 International law in China during the Beiyang period] in Beiyang shiqi de Zhongguo waijiao [北洋時期的中國外交 Chinese diplomacy in the Beiyang era], ed. by Jin Guangyao (金光耀) and Wang Jianlang (王建朗), Shanghai: Fudan daxue chubanshe, 2006, pp. 147-156.
"Redeeming A Century of National Ignominy: Nationalism and Party Rivalry over the Unequal Treaties, 1928-1947," Twentieth-Century China 30, no. 2 (April 2005): 72-100.
"The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China," Pacific Affairs 76, no. 3 (November 2003): 399-425.
"Ershi shiji ershi niandai 'bupingdeng tiaoyue' kouhao zhi jiantao," [二十世紀二十年代"不平等條約"口號之檢討 A study of the Unequal Treaties as political symbols in the 1920s] Shixue yuekan [史學月刊 The journal of historical science] 5 (2002): 70-77.
"Zhongying 'Makai tiaoyue' de tanpan yu qianding," [中英《馬凱條約》的談判與簽訂 The negotiation of the Sino-British Mackay Treaty] Xueshu yuekan [學術月刊 Academic monthly] 4 (1996): 97-102.
"Ni Weisi chuanjiao fangfa," [倪維思傳教方法 Nevius' missionary approach] Shijie zongjiao ziliao [世界宗教資料 World religious sources] 2 (1991): 15-21. Also published in 'Yihetuan yu jindai Zhongguo shehui' guoji taolunhui lunwenji ["義和團與近代中國社會"國際討論會論文集 Collection of essays presented at the international symposium on the Boxer Movement and modern Chinese society], Jinan: Qilu chubanshe, 1992, pp. 526-545.
"Daoxian jingshi pai Jidujiao guan shuping," [道咸經世派基督教觀述評 The anti-Christian expressions of the State-craft Scholars during the Daoxian period] Beifang luncong [北方論叢 North China forum] 2 (1990): 91-94.
Invited Book Reviews and Review Articles
Review of Jane Hunter, ed., Christianity, Gender, and the Language of the World, Leiden: The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, 24 (2017): 305-401, H-Diplo Forum, no. 910, December 12, 2019.
"The 1949 Divide: A Revisit," Kevin Peraino, A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 (New York: Crown, 2018), Diplomatic History, 43, no. 2 (April 2019): 394-96, DOI: 10.1093/dh/dhy093.
Review of Victor Cunrui Xiong, Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China: Luoyang, 1038 BCE to 938 CE (London: Routledge, 2017), China Review International, 2018, China Review International 24, no. 2 (May 2019): 156-59.
Review of Kendall A. Johnson, The New Middle Kingdom: China and the Early American Romance of Free Trade (Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins UP, 2017), Literature & History (A&HCI) 27, no. 2 (November 2018): 214-16.
Review of Andrew C. A. Jampoler, Embassy to the Eastern Courts: America's Secret Pivot toward Asia, 1832-37 (Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2015), The Historian, 80, no. 2 (summer 2018): 397-98.
Review of Stuart Harris, China's Foreign Policy (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2014), Pacific Affairs 89, no. 1 (March 2016): 127-129.
"A Forgotten Voyage: A Review of East Sails West: The Voyage of the Keying, 1846-1855," Guojia hanghai [国家航海 National Maritime Research] issue/vol. 11 (April 2015): 135-143.
Review of John Haddad, America's First Adventure in China: Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation (Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple University Press, 2013), The Journal of the Early Republic 34, no. 2 (summer 2014): 79-82.
Review of Odd Arne Westad, Restless Empire: China and the World since 1750 (New York: Basic Books, 2012), Twentieth-Century China 38, no. 2 (September 2013), online.
Review of Roger B. Jeans, ed., The Marshall Mission to China, 1945-1947: The Letters and Diary of Colonel John Hart Caughey (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefied, 2011), China Review International 19, no. 1 (2012, the back issue published in February 2014): 97-99.
Review of Jonathan Goldstein, Stephen Girard's Trade with China 1787-1824: The Norms versus the Profits of Trade (Portland, Maine: MerwinAsia, 2011), China Review International 19, no. 1 (2012, the back issue published in February 2014): 71-73.
Review of Vincent Goossaert and David A. Palmer, The Religious Question in Modern China (Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 2011), International Bulletin of Missionary Research 36, no. 4 (October 2012): 219-220.
Review of Brantly Womack, ed., China's Rise in Historical Perspective (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010), Pacific Affairs 84, no. 3 (September 2011): 555-557.