China Review International, vol. 1, no. 1 (1994)

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A Roundtable Discussion of The Trouble with Confucianism by Wm. Theodore de Bary, 9

Sinological Indexes in the Computer Age: The ICS Ancient Chinese Text Concordance Series
Reviewed by Russell McLeod, 48


Joseph R. Allen, Forbidden Games and Video Poems: The Poetry of Yang Mu and Lo Ch’ing
Reviewed by David E. Pollard, 54

Roger T. Ames, Sun-tzu: The Art of War
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 23

Shaolin Bao, “Taidu” Muhou—Meiguoren de Changyi yu Zhengce (Behind the Taiwan independence movement—American advocacies and policies)
Reviewed by Daojiong Zha, 57

Milly Bennett, On Her Own: Journalistic Adventures from San Francisco to the Chinese Revolution, 1917-1926
Reviewed by Marjorie M. King, 59

Robert A. Bickers, Ritual and Diplomacy: The Macartney Mission to China, 1792-1794
Reviewed by Frank Dikotter, 62

James Cahill, The Painter’s Practice: How Artists Lived and Worked in Traditional China
Reviewed by Susan Bush, 270

Cecilia L. W. Chan and Nelson W. S. Chow, More Welfare After Economic Reform? Welfare Development in the People’s Republic of China
Reviewed by WANG Feng, 65

Ming K Chan and Arif Dirlik, Schools into Fields and Factories: Anarchists, the Guomindang, and the National Labor University in Shanghai, 1927-1932
Reviewed by Peter Zarrow, 69

Helen R. Chauncey, Schoolhouse Politicians: Locality and State During the Chinese Republic
Reviewed by Brad Geisert, 73

Ruth Cherrington, China’s Students: The Struggle for Democracy
Reviewed by Shiping Hua, 76

Chiu-yee Cheung, Nietzsche in China (1904-1992): An Annotated Bibliography
Reviewed by Daojiong Zha, 81

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Institute for Chinese Studies, Bingshu Concordance
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 231

Congress of the United States, Joint Economic Committee, China’s Economic Dilemmas in the 1990s: The Problems of Reforms, Modernization, and Interdependence
Reviewed by Karen Eggleston, 82

John DeFrancis, In the Footsteps of Genghis Khan
Reviewed by Morris Rossabi, 84

Roger Des Forges, Ning Luo and Yen-bo Wu, Chinese Democracy and the Crisis of 1989: Chinese and American Reflections
Reviewed by Shiping Hua, 76

Ruiqing Du, Chinese Higher Education: A Decade of Reform and Development, 1978-1988
Reviewed by Edgar A.Porter, 87

Bernard Faure, Chan Insights and Oversights: An Epistemological Critique of the Chan Tradition
Reviewed by Michael LaFargue, 91

Poshek Fu, Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration: Intellectual Choices in Occupied Shanghai, 1937-1945
Reviewed by Nancy E. Chapman, 96

Stephen P. Gibert and William M. Carpenter, America and Island China: A Documentary History
Reviewed by Leonard H. D. Gordon, 100

Howard Goldblatt, Worlds Apart: Recent Chinese Writing and Its Audiences
Reviewed by Kwok-kan Tam, 104

A. C. Graham, Unreason within Reason: Essays on the Outskirts of Rationality
Reviewed by Philip J. Ivanhoe, 107

Rita M. Gross, Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism
Reviewed by Randall L. Nadeau, 124

Gregory Eliyu Guldin and Aidan Southall, Urban Anthropology in China
Reviewed by C. Fred Blake, 130

Carsten Holz, The Role of Central Banking in China’s Economic Reform
Reviewed by Hang-Sheng Cheng, 135

Cho-yun Hsu, Chung-kuo wen-hua ti fa-chan kuo-ch’eng (The development of Chinese culture)
Reviewed by Daniel W.Y. Kwok, 138

Yebi Hu, China’s Capital Market
Reviewed by Ellen Hertz 141

William R. Jankowiak, Sex, Death, and Hierarchy in a Chinese City: An Anthropological Account
Reviewed by Andrew Kipnis, 144

Andrew F. Jones, Like a Knife: Ideology and Genre in Contemporary Chinese Popular Music
Reviewed by Jan W. Walls 147

Philip A. Kuhn, Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768
Reviewed by Charles D. Benn, 149

Jason C. Kuo, Word as Image: The Art of Chinese Seal Engraving
Reviewed by Marshall P.S. Wu, 155

Pui-lan Kwok, Chinese Women and Christianity, 1860-1927
Reviewed by Carol C. Fan, 160

Laszlo S. J. Ladany, Law and Legality in China: The Testament of a China-watcher
Reviewed by James V. Feinerman, 164

D. C. Lau, Bingshu sizhong shuzi suoyin (A concordance to the Militarists)
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 231

Hans Lenk and Gregor Paul, Epistemological Issues in Classical Chinese Philosophy
Reviewed by Robert E. Allinson, 167

Jane Kate Leonard and John R. Watt, To Achieve Security and Wealth: The Qing Imperial State and the Economy, 1644-1911
Reviewed by Lynda S. Bell, 173

Jing Lin, Education in Post-Mao China
Reviewed by Gay Garland Reed, 177

Nan Lin, The Struggle for Tiananmen: Anatomy of the 1989 Mass Movement
Reviewed by Shiping Hua, 76

Long Bow and Carl Nagin, Abode of Illusion: The Life and Art of Chang Dai-chien
Reviewed by Rebecca W. McGinnis, 180

K Mulliner and Lian The-Mulliner, Historical Dictionary of Singapore
Reviewed by Stephen H.K Yeh, 184

Patricia Neils, China Images in the Life and Times of Henry Luce
Reviewed by Daojiong Zha, 185

Michael Nylan, The Canon of Supreme Mystery by Yang Hsiung: A Translation with Commentary on the T’ai Hsuan Ching
Reviewed by Mark Csikszentmihalyi, 188

Stephen Owen, Mi-Lou: Poetry and the Labyrinth of Desire
Reviewed by Mark Elvin, 192

Margaret M. Pearson, Joint Ventures in the People’s Republic of China: The Control of Direct Foreign Investment under Socialism
Reviewed by Eric Harwit, 258

Randall P. Peerenboom, Law and Morality in Ancient China: The Silk Manuscripts of Huang-Lao
Reviewed by Steve Davidson, 202

Elizabeth J. Perry, Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor
Reviewed by Ming K Chan, 206

Douglas R. Reynolds, China, 1898-1912: The Xinzheng Revolution and Japan
Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel, 212

Isabelle Robinet, Taoist Meditation: The Mao-Shan Tradition of Great Purity
Reviewed by Scott Lowe, 214

Henry Rosemont, Jr., A Chinese Mirror: Moral Reflections on Political Economy and Society
Reviewed by Michael R. Martin, 219

Klaus Ruitenbeek, Carpentry and Building in Late Imperial China: A Study of the Fifteenth-Century Carpenter’s Manual Lu Ban Jing
Reviewed by Ronald G. Knapp, 227

Ralph D. Sawyer, The Seven Military Classics of Ancient China
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 231

Yu-ming Straw, An American Missionary in China: John Leighton Stuart and Chinese-American Relations
Reviewed by Lawrence D. Kessler, 243

Denis Fred Simon and Michael Y. M. Kau, Taiwan: Beyond the Economic Miracle
Reviewed by Fred C Hung, 247

Vaclav Smil, China’s Environmental Crisis: An Inquiry into the Limits of National Development
Reviewed by Richard A. Carpenter, 250

Richard J. Smith, Chinese Almanacs
Reviewed by David W. Chappell, 253

Dorothy J. Solinger, China’s Transition from Socialism: Statist Legades and Market Reforms, 1980-l990
Reviewed by Xinobo Lu, 254

Randall E. Stross, Bulls in the China Shop and Other Sino-American Business Encounters
Reviewed by Eric Harwit, 258

Stephen Uhalley, Jr., Sino-Soviet Documents Annual, 1989: Relations Restored
Reviewed by Steven L Levine, 262

Richard Vinograd, Boundaries of the Self: Chinese Portraits, 1600-1900
Reviewed by Susan Bush, 265

Ezra F. Vogel, The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia
Reviewed by Alvin Y. So, 276

N. T. Wang, Taiwan’s Enterprises in Global Perspective
Reviewed by Fred C. Hung, 247

Gordon White, Riding the Tiger: The Politics of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China
Reviewed by Joseph Fewsmith, 279

Elizabeth Wichmann, Listening to Theatre: The Aural Dimension of Beijing Opera
Reviewed by Colin Mackerras, 282

Ellen Widmer and David Der-Wei Wang, From May Fourth to June Fourth: Fiction and Film in Twentieth-Century China
Reviewed by Paul Clark, 287

Jiulong Wu, et al., Sunzi jiaoshi (Collation and explanation of dhe Sunzi)
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 231

Jiaqi Yan, Toward a Democratic China The Intellectual Autobiography of Yan Jiaqi
Reviewed by Peter N.S. Lee, 290

Bing’an Yang, Sunzi huijian (Collected notes on the Sunzi)
Reviewed by Kidder Smith, 231

George T. Yu, Thomas B. Lee and Kenneth K Klinkner, American Studies in China A Directory
Reviewed by Frank Tang, 292

Kaidi Zhan, The Strategies of Politeness in the Chinese Language
Reviewed by Linda Young, 296