Macao Studies, Collecting and Simbology in focus at the present RCI

The current number of the Review of CultureInternational edition, presents a series of articles dedicated to Macao Studies, from the problematic of the authorship of the project of the Church of São Paulo to the first photographs of the Bay of Praia Grande by French daguerreotypist Jules Itier, but also The Coolie trade, the diasporized Chinese Overseas and the role of women of Macao in History and fiction.

The chapters dedicated to collecting and symbology include two articles on the memories of cricket fights and the interest in the cultural history of the azure-winged magpie. Intercultural Studies and Literature are also featured in this number. Finally, in the module “Dimensions of the Canon”, a look at Gu Kaizhi, one of the most important painters of the Chinese tradition.

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