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Charles Hartman: Searching for secrets: Song historical sources in Ming rare books

     An open and well-equipped Chinese study environment has been one of Taiwan’s important cultural assets. The complete collection of rare books in the Center for Chinese Studies in National Central Library is the reason for Dr. Charles Hartman to come all the way from New York to Taiwan. Easy access of digital archives also has been a great aid to his research. During Dr. Hartman’s Fulbright grant, he found hidden story of the Song Dynasty history, which may lead to a new narrative of the Song history.      完善與開放的漢學研究環境一直都是台灣引以為傲的文化資產,蔡涵墨教授遠從紐約來到國家圖書館的漢學研究中心,就是要藉重此處完整的漢學罕見文獻館藏和便利的數位系統來探究宋代歷史中一頁可能被隱藏起來的秘密。在傅爾布萊特獎學金資助下,蔡涵墨教授發現了明朝罕見文獻中一段關於宋代道統的紀錄,他的研究成果將有可能改變我們對於宋代歷史的觀點。

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