Victor C. Xiong

Victor C. Xiong

Victor C. XiongVictor C. Xiong

Dr. Victor C. Xiong
Ph.D., Australian National University (1989)
Chinese History and Archaeology (especially the Sui Tang period with an emphasis on urban, social and cultural history)

Office: (269) 387-4648
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4422 Friedmann Hall

Mailing Address
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334

Teaching and Research
In recent years, Dr. Xiong has given invited talks at a number of university campuses and research conferences, including Grand Valley State University, The University of Wisconsin at Madison, the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Xiamen University, Sun Yat-sen University, the Smart Museum of the University of Chicago, Oxford University, and Stanford University. He served as editor of two refereed academic journals. While in China, he took part in archaeological excavations of the Tang Luoyang palace, under the auspices of the Institute of Archaeology, CASS.

Selected Recent Publications Monographs
Emperor Yang of the Sui Dynasty: His Life, Times, and Legacy. Albany, N. Y.: SUNY Press, 2006. Hardback and paperback editions. 13+357 pp.

Sui-Tang Chang’an (583–904): A Study in the Urban History of Medieval China. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, 2000. Distributed by University of Michigan Press. 44 + 370 pp., 21 maps, 31 figures.

Translations of primary sources
Sanguo zhi (Histories of the Three Kingdoms) by Chen Shou (Western Jin dynasty). (From literary Chinese into modern Chinese). Co-translator of selected chapters. In Wu Shuping, ed., Ershiwu shi jingxuan jingyi , vol. 2. Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1995: 1037–1331 (292 pp.).

Other Books
Historical Dictionary of Medieval China. Lanham, Md, Toronto, and Plymouth,
UK: Scarecrow Press, 2009. 118-731 pp. Paperback edition under the tital A to Z of Medieval China. Scarecrow Press, 2010

Edited journal volumes
Early Medieval China vol. 5. Early Medieval China Group. 1999. 164 pp.

Early Medieval China vol. 4. Early Medieval China Group. 1998. 182 pp. Managing editor.

Chinese Historians vol. 9. Chinese Historians in the United States, Inc. 1996. 143 pp. Publication date: November 1997.

Early Medieval China vol. 3. Early Medieval China Group. 1997. 155 pp.

Early Medieval China vol. 2. Early Medieval China Group. 1995–96. 157 pp.

Chinese Historians vol. 8. Chinese Historians in the United States, Inc. 1995. 150 pp.

Early Medieval China vol. 1. Early Medieval China Group. Spring 1995. iii + 174 pp.

Chinese Historians vol. 7. Chinese Historians in the United States, Inc. 1994. 179 pp. Coedited with Prof. Chen Jian, U of Virginia.

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