The Reformation of the Chinese World Order between Yuan and Ming: The Emergence of Guest Ritual in Early Ming and its Significance  

This article analyzes the formation of the international order in East Asia through studying the emergence of guest ritual in early Ming. It is an attempt to reveal the importance of Mongol’s legacies, the neighboring countries and relevant factors in shaping the Chinese world order.  

Manchu Script, Manchu Language, and the Manchu-Han Relationship: The Characteristics and Value of the China Mission Record  

This article aims to concretize the characteristics and raise issues of the China Mission Record by exploring and reflecting on its structure through specific cases. I will discuss the Manchu alphabet, the Manchu language, and the Manchu-Han relations from the perspective of the Chosŏn diplomatic envoys.  

Moral Aesthetics and “Chinese-ness”: The Aesthetics of Modern Confucians  

Contemporary Confucianism rose in response to the challenges of ever-expanding Western civilization in modern times. Under the banner of cultural nationalism, the aesthetics of contemporary Confucians could be considered a defense of traditional Chinese sensibility against the West and its iconoclastic Chinese followers.  



Taiwan Journal of East Asian Studies (TJEAS) is a biannual academic

journal and has published regularly since June, 2004. This journal is based

on Humanities and Social Sciences as the context of the researches. It aims to establish a base for dialogues between East Asian civilizations and other civilizations that allows for a better understanding of the core values of East Asian civilizations. This biannual publication is open to the public, and papers from diverse fields and specializations are welcomed.


TJEAS has been indexed in the Scopus bibliographic database since 2012. The journal covers a wide range of topics include Literature, Philosophy, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology and Sociology within the context of East Asian Regional Studies. We accept submissions written in Chinese and English. All papers must be submitted via the online system at: