Category Archives: China Review International

China Review International, vol. 22, no. 2 (2015)

This issue of China Review International: A Journal of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in Chinese Studies opens with one feature and includes 15 reviews.

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Herself an Autobiographer: Writing Women’s Self-Representation in the Qing (Reviewing Binbin Yang, Heroines of the Qing: Exemplary Women Tell Their Stories) Reviewed by Xu Ma

REVIEWS

Sarah Allan, The Heir and the Sage: Dynastic Legend in Early China, reviewed by Paul R. Goldin

Paul Bevan, A Modern Miscellany: Shanghai Cartoon Artists, Shao Xunmei’s Circle, and the Travels of Jack Chen, 1926–1938, reviewed by Hal Swindall

Susanne Bregnbæk, Fragile Elite: The Dilemmas of China’s Top University Students, reviewed by Chongmin Yang Continue reading

China Review International, vol. 22, no. 1 (2015)

This issue of China Review International: A Journal of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in Chinese Studies includes two features and more than 15 reviews:

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China’s Palace Women through the Dynasties (Reviewing Keith McMahon, Women Shall Not Rule: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Han to Liao; Keith McMahon, Celestial Women: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Song to Qing) Reviewed by Paul S. Ropp

Chinese Metaphysics: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking (Reviewing Chenyang Li and Franklin Perkins, editors, Chinese Metaphysics and Its Problems) Reviewed by Joseph E. Harroff

REVIEWS

Shehong Chen, Daughter of Good Fortune: A Twentieth-Century Chinese Peasant Memoir, reviewed by Guo Chao

Enze Han, Contestation and Adaption: The Politics of National Identity in China, reviewed by Elizabeth Van Wie Davis

Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi, The Han: China’s Diverse Majority, reviewed by Yu Luo Continue reading

Say hello to UH Press at AAS Booth 600

If you’re attending the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Toronto March 16-19, 2017, be sure to visit the University of Hawai’i Press at booth 600!

UH Press will have Asian studies books from our latest catalogs on display, as well as copies of the following journals:

We’re also proud to debut three online-only journals at AAS 2017:

Stop by and say hello as you browse through our display copies and catalogs. You may also pick up an order form at our booth or place your orders online at www.uhpress.hawaii.edu.

We look forward to seeing you in cold, snowy Toronto!

China Review International, vol. 21, no. 3&4 (2014)

This double-issue of China Review International: A Journal of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in Chinese Studies includes two features and more than 10 reviews:

FEATUREs

Sashimi and History: On a New Translation of Du Fu (reviewing Stephen Owen, editor and translator; Paul Kroll and Ding Xiang Warner, editors, The Poetry of Du Fu) by Nicholas Morrow Williams

Superior Chinese Proficiency and Global Debate (reviewing Dana Scott Bourgerie, Rachel Yu Liu, and Lin Qi; Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, consulting editors, Mastering Chinese through Global Debate) by Song Jiang

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China Review International, vol. 21, no 2 (2014)

China Review International, vol. 21, no. 2, a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, includes the following works:

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China’s Fourth World Borderlands (Reviewing Sulmaan Wasif Khan, Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands; Bertil Lintner, Great Game East: India, China, and the Struggle for Asia’s Most Volatile Frontier)
Reviewed by Edward Friedmanl

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Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi, A Brief Reply to Suping Lu’s Textual Critique

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China Review International, vol. 21, no 1 (2014)

China Review International, vol. 21, no. 1, includes the following works:

FEATURES

A Reconsideration of the Homoerotic in Ming-Qing Texts (reviewing Giovanni Vitiello, The Libertine’s Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China)
Reviewed by Robert Hegel

Ideology and Politics at Top and Bottom: Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution (reviewing Andrew Walder, China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed; Yiching Wu, The Cultural Revolution at the Margins: Chinese Socialism in Crisis)
Reviewed by Liu Kang

Rediscovering an Extraordinary Woman: A Reinterpretation of the Late Qing Reforms (reviewing Nanxiu Qian, Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform)
Reviewed by Yanning Wang

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China Review International, vol. 20, nos. 3 & 4 (2013)

This double issue of China Review International, vol. 20, nos. 3 & 4, includes the following works:

FEATURES

Political Development in China: State, Law, and Democracy
(Reviewing Mireille Delmas-Marty, Pierre-Etienne Will, editors, Naomi Norberg, translator, China, Democracy, and Law: A Historical and Contemporary Approach; Peter Zarrow, editor, After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885–1924)
Reviewed by Douglas Howland

Writing a Chronicle History of One-Child Policy: Three Books by Susan Greenhalgh
(Reviewing Susan Greenhalgh and Edwin Winckler, Governing China’s Population: From Leninist to Neoliberal Biopolitics; Susan Greenhalgh, Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng’s China; Susan Greenhalgh, Cultivating Global Citizens: Population in the Rise of China)
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