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與歐亞的距離〡Across the Bridge of Sigh

讀歷史,讀歷史小說,讀歷史評論,是三個不同面向。今期選書滿足以上三個願望,進一步了解歐亞歷史。「書店快樂」新上架(馬上買書:https://www.read-cycling.org/book-shopping):


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一般的中華主義史觀,把唐朝看作是中國史的黃金時代,也是漢族的黃金時代,《絲路、遊牧民與唐帝國》透過騎馬遊牧民族與唐王朝的興亡,重新論述何謂「民族」?何謂「國家」?

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《非軍事區之北》是熟識韓語的俄羅斯學者安德烈.蘭科夫(Andrei Lankov)的素描式現場報道,不獵奇、不渲染,直述了北韓民眾的所謂「日常生活」,提出了一種平實的見證。

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有相當數量移民到歐洲的第二及第三代穆斯林,為何在民主、自由、平等的環境下成長的他們,最後卻投向恐怖組織的懷抱?日本記者三井美奈嘗試透過《伊斯蘭化的歐洲》找答案。

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哈佛學者賀伯特.畢克斯(Herbert P. Bix)透過新史料建立新史觀,重新探討日本裕仁天皇與近代日本的形成,《昭和天皇:裕仁與近代日本的形成》是研究二戰不容錯過的政治傳記。

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客家人是近代資本經濟發展的重要角色,《千年客家》作者湯錦台耗時五年,走訪中南半島、祕魯等地,實地採訪客家後裔,考察客家史蹟,寫下客家人海外發展的歷史軌跡。

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世界上的紛爭都與石油有關,《黑絲路:從裏海到倫敦的石油溯源之旅》結合了旅遊寫作和調查報導,從1920年巴庫的革命一路寫到冷漠的現代倫敦,把化石燃料輸送的各個環節,你所不知道的面相忠實呈現。


《民國學人從政記》是李村以隨筆體寫民國學人從政,廣稽博採,所言均人所少知,可作歷史讀,亦可作掌故讀。

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Across the Bridge of Sighs 由12個關連故事組成,Jane Turner Rylands筆下的威尼斯故事無論敘事和人物,也有參考文獻,內容穿插老城運河、廣場、宮殿和教堂之間,貫穿了「現代與傳統」的主題。

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馬來西亞學者雲昌耀著作《當代印尼華人的認同》提供了一個新視角,從殖民統治、獨立運動、政治紛擾、族群衝突的面向,探究當地華人的角色和身份。

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饒勝文研治中國古代軍事地理有年,《大漢帝國在巴蜀》是他對劉備政權興衰的嶄新分析,書中所論不囿於漢末三國爭霸的歷史,更涉及中國史上正統論、政治集團的構成,以及統一與分裂等重要課題。

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嚟「書店快樂」逛下啦:(https://www.read-cycling.org/book-shopping) ,直接上「蒲書館」買亦可,逢周四至六1-6pm開放。所有書籍均以原價約三成出售,可以信用卡、PayPal或現金付款,結帳後即可預約取書,或選擇順豐快運送抵指定地點。

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A baroness falls in love with the architect restoring the ancient palazzo of her husband’s family. An ambitious gallery owner sells a young artist’s work faster than he can paint it. A salesman finds a way to trip up a narcissistic race car driver who seems to be able to get away with anything… Across The Bridge Of Sighs Is an anthology of twelve evocative stories set in Venice focusing on the lives of characters from different neighborhoods, social and economic classes, and backgrounds, whose destinies intertwine in unexpected ways, in such works as "Mobility," "Restoration," "Youth," and “Probability".

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Check out Book Shopping, our online bookstore now: (https://www.read-cycling.org/book-shopping). You can also visit PPO Library for more titles. We open every Thursday to Saturday from 1 to 6pm.

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Book Shopping are selling quality used books at around 1/3 of their listed price. You can choose to pay by credit card, PayPal or cash. After that, a pickup arrangement can be scheduled. Alternatively, book(s) can be sent to you by SF Express. The shelves will be replenished on a weekly basis.

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