Professor Thomas D. Curran joined the Sacred Heart University History faculty in
1986. Previously he taught at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (King's Point),
Fordham University, and Lehman College (CUNY). 

Articles

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A Response to Professor Wu Zongjie’s ‘Interpretation, Autonomy, and Transformation: Chinese Pedagogic Discourse in a Cross-Cultural Perspective', History Faculty Publications (2013)

In response to an essay by Prof Wu Zongjie that was published in the Journal...

 

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A Study of Modern Mass Education Bureaus (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2013)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Zhou, Huimei. 近代民众教育馆 = A Study of Modern Mass...

 

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Transmitting the Ideal of Enlightenment: Chinese Universities since the Late Nineteenth Century (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2011)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Mak, Ricarado K. S., ed. Transmitting the Ideal of...

 

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Politics in Classical Greece: The Nature of the Polis and the Origins of the Rule of Law, Sacred Heart University Review (1989)

Most historians of classical Greece consider the characteristic feature of Greek political life to have...

 

Books

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Educational Reform in Republican China: The Failure of Educators to Create a Modern Nation (2005)

This study examines the history of modern education in Republican China and analyzes its interaction...

 

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Readings in Civilizations (with Charlotte M. Gradie, John Roney, and Paul Siff), Charlotte M. Gradie (1993)

Table of Contents: Greece --Florence --Industrial England --China --China narrative.

 

Popular Press

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SHU to Host Panel Discussions on the Assassination of JFK, Sacred Heart University News Story (2013)

The Department of Government and Politics will host special panel discussions commemorating the 50th anniversary...

 

Book Reviews

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Village China Under Socialism And Reform: A Micro-History, 1948-2008 (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2011)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Li, Huaiyin. Village China Under Socialism and Reform: A...

 

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Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, And the Making of Modern China (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2011)

Book review by Thomas Curran.

MacKinnon, Stephen R. Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making...

 

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Literary Societies of Republican China (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2010)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Denton, Kirk A. and Michel Hockx, eds. Literary Societies...

 

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At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2009)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Dillon, Nara and Jean C. Oi, eds. At the...

 

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Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese and Modern China (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2009)

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Platt, Stephen R. Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese and Modern...