China Review International, vol. 11, no. 1 (2004)

CRI initialThis issue is available online at Project Muse.


History, Contradiction, and the Apotheosis of Mao Zedong (reviewing Anita M. Andrew, and John A. Rapp, Autocracy and China’s Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu; Timothy Cheek, Mao Zedong and China’s Revolutions: A Brief History with Documents; Melissa Schrift, Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge: The Creation and Mass Consumption of a Personality Cult)
Reviewed by Ronald C. Keith, 1

Norman Girardot, The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge’s Oriental Pilgrimage
Reviewed by James Hevia, 8

Dorothy Ko, JaHyun Kim Haboush, and Joan R. Piggott, editors, Women and Confucian Cultures in Premodern China, Korea, and Japan; and Robin R. Wang, Images of Women in Chinese Thought and Culture: Writings from the Pre-Qin Period through the Song Dynasty
Reviewed by Lily Xiaohong Lee, 15


Poul Andersen, The Demon Chained under Turtle Mountain: The History and Mythology of the Chinese River Spirit Wuzhiqi
Reviewed by Michael Saso, 23

Robert Bickers, editor, Empire Made Me: An Englishman Adrift in Shanghai
Reviewed by Carolyn Wakeman, 25

Anne-Marie Brady, editor, Making the Foreign Serve China: Managing Foreigners in the People’s Republic
Reviewed by Qiang Zhai, 27

Melissa Brown, Is Taiwan Chinese? The Impact of Culture, Power and Migration on Changing Identities
Reviewed by Franklin Woo, 30

Ole Bruun, editor, Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State
Orthodoxy and Popular Religion

Reviewed by Yinong Xu, 35

Kara Chan, James U. McNeal, editor, Advertising to Children in China
Reviewed by Yan Lu, 41

Hongmin Chen, editor, Handian lide renjiguanxi yu zhengzhi—du Hafo-Yanjing Tushuguan cang “Hu Hanmin wanglai handiangao”  [Human relations and politics within the correspondence—Reading “Hu Hanmin’s [collected] Correspondence” at the Harvard-Yenching Library]
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 44

Xiaomei Chen, editor, Reading the Right Text: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama
Reviewed by Howard Giskin, 47

Ekaterina Yurievna Chirkova, editor, In Search of Time in Peking Mandarin
Reviewed by Scott McGinnis, 50

Kim-chong Chong, Sor-hoon Tan, C. L. Ten, editor, The Moral Circle and the Self: Chinese and Western Approaches
Reviewed by Ralph Weber, 54

Paul A. Cohen, China Unbound: Evolving Perspectives on the Chinese Past
Reviewed by Shana Brown, 59

Antonio S. Cua, editor, Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy
Reviewed by Geir Sigurdsson, 62

Catherine Despeux, and Livia Kohn, Women in Daoism
Reviewed by Robin Wang, 69

Magnus Fiskesjö, editor, “Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China,” Special issue, Bulletin [of] The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Östasiatiska Museet, Stockholm
Reviewed by Thomas Michael, 72

Xinian Fu, Guo Daiheng, Liu Xujie, Pan Guxi, Qiao Yun, and Sun Dazhang, Chinese Architecture
Reviewed by Puay-peng Ho, 77

Hideo Fukamachi, editor, Jindai Guangdong de zhengdang shehui guojia—Zhongguo Guomindang jiqi dangguotizhi de xingchengguocheng [Party, Society and State in Modern Guangdong: An Evolution of the Chinese Nationalist Party and its Party-State System]
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 82

Arianne M. Gaetano, Tamara Jacka, editor, On The Move: Women in Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China
Reviewed by Satyanada Gabriel, 84

Daniel Gardner, editor, Zhu Xi’s Reading of the Analects
Reviewed by Suck Choi, 87

Susan L. Glosser, Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915–1953
Reviewed by Joan Judge, 92

Merle Goldman, and Elizabeth J. Perry, editors, Changing Meanings of Citizenship in Modern China
Reviewed by Kristen Parris, 95

Gregory Eliyu Guldin, editor, What’s a Peasant to Do? Village Becoming Town in South China
Reviewed by David Arkush, 102

Qitao Guo, Exorcism and Money: The Symbolic World of the Five-Fury Spirits in Late Imperial China
Reviewed by Paul R. Katz, 105

Bret Hinsch, editor, Women in Early Imperial China
Reviewed by Li-Hsiang Lisa Rosenlee, 112

Rania Huntington, editor, Alien Kind: Foxes and Late Imperial Chinese Narrative
Reviewed by Lei Jin, 115

John Kieschnick, The Eminent Monk: Buddhist Ideals in Medieval Chinese Hagiography
Reviewed by John R. McRae, 121

Shigehisa Kuriyama, editor, The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine
Reviewed by Thomas Michael, 130

Chin-Chuan Lee, editor, Chinese Media, Global Contexts
Reviewed by Michael Keane, 133

Guoli Liu, editor, Chinese Foreign Policy in Transition
Reviewed by Lisa Fischler, 138

Mingda Ma, Shuojian conggao (Discourses on the sword: Collected manuscripts)
Reviewed by Stanley E. Henning, 141

Maisie J. Meyer, From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai
Reviewed by Jonathan Goldstein, 146

Rural China in Transformation (reviewing Rachel Murphy, How Migrant Labor is Changing Rural China; Hiroshi Sato, The Growth of Market Relations in Post-reform Rural China: A Micro-analysis of Peasants, Migrants, and Peasant Entrepreneurs)
Reviewed by Lei Guang, 151

Qian Ning, T. K. Chu, translator, editor, Chinese Students Encounter America; Yihong Pan, Tempered in the Revolutionary Furnace: China’s Youth in the Rustication Movement
Reviewed by Stanley Rosen, 158

Gary Rawnsley, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, editor, Political Communications in Greater China: The Construction and Reflection of Identity
Reviewed by Junhao Hong, 162

Tze-lan D. Sang, The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China
Reviewed by Jens Damm, 166

Shu-ning Sciban, and Fred Edwards, Dragonflies: Fiction by Chinese Women in the Twentieth Century
Reviewed by Deborah Buffton, 169

Andrew Scobell, editor, China’s Use of Military Force: Beyond the Great Wall and the Long March
Reviewed by Harvey Nelsen, 171

Edward Slingerland, editor, Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries
Reviewed by Yuet-Keung Lo 174

Barend J. ter Haar, Ritual and Mythology of the Chinese Triads: Creating an Identity
Reviewed by Michael Saso, 180

Ross Terrill, editor, The New Chinese Empire: And What It Means for the United States
Reviewed by Franklin Woo, 182

Scott Waldron, Colin Brown & John Longworth, editor, Rural Development in China: Insights from the Beef Industry
Reviewed by Greg Veeck, 186

Ding Xiang Warner, editor, A Wild Deer Amid Soaring Phoenixes: The Opposition
Poetics of Wang Ji

Reviewed by Jonathan Chaves, 189

Marsha Weidner, editor, Cultural Intersections in Later Chinese Buddhism
Reviewed by Albert Welter, 193

Chung Wu, The Essentials of the Yi Jing
Reviewed by Stephen L. Field, 198

Yifa, editor, The Origins of Buddhist Monastic Codes in China: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Chanyuan Qinggui
Reviewed by Albert Welter, 206

Books Received, 211