China Review International, vol. 15, no. 3 (2008)


Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Literary Culture in Taiwan: Martial Law to Market Law
Reviewed by Christopher Lupke, 315

Melvyn C. Goldstein, A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 2. The Calm Before the Storm 1951–1955; Hsiao-ting Lin, Tibet and Nationalistic China’s Frontier: Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928–1949
Reviewed by A. Tom Grunfeld, 325

Xiaoxi Li, editor, Assessing the Extent of China’s Marketization; Shuanglin Lin and Shunfeng Song, editors, The Revival of Private Enterprise in China; Keming Yang, Entrepreneurship in China
Reviewed by Kun-Chin Lin, 330

Daniel A. Bell, China’s New Confucianism: Politics and Everyday Life in a Changing Society; K. K. Yeo, Musing with Confucius and Paul: Toward a Chinese Christian Theology
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 349


Liam Matthew Brockey, Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579–1724
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 363

Cynthia J. Brokaw, Commerce in Culture: The Sibao Book Trade in the Qing and Republican Periods
Reviewed by David D. Buck, 371

Michael G. Chang, A Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and Construction of Qing Rule, 1680–1785
Reviewed by Mi-ryung Song, 375

Johan Elverskog, Our Great Qing: The Mongols, Buddhism and the State in Late Imperial China
Reviewed by Peter C. Perdue, 379

Mun S. Ho and Chris P. Nielsen, editors, Clearing the Air: The Health and Economic Damages of Air Pollution in China
Reviewed by Haidong Kan, 383

Jae Ho Chung, Between Ally and Partner: Korea-China Relations and the United States
Reviewed by Jungmin Seo, 386

Tubten Khétsun. Matthew Akester, translator. Memories of Life in Lhasa Under Chinese Rule
Reviewed by Kate Zhou and Charles Bahmueller, 390

Nick Knight, Rethinking Mao: Explorations in Mao Zedong’s Thought
Reviewed by John A. Rapp, 392

Hongyi Lai, Reform and the Non-State Economy in China: The Political Economy of Liberalization Strategies
Reviewed by Peter Yang, 397

Lilian M. Li, Alison J. Dray-Novey, and Haili Kong, Beijing: From Imperial Capital to Olympic City
Reviewed by Jeffrey F. Meyer, 400

Roman Malek, editor, The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ. Volume 3B (companion volume)
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 404

Tracy Miller, The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci
Reviewed by Shuishan Yu, 407

Jane Portal, editor, The First Emperor: China’s Terracotta Army; John Man, The Terracotta Army: China’s First Emperor and the Birth of a Nation; Frances Wood, The First Emperor of China
Reviewed by Robert L. Thorp, 411

Volker Scheid, Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China: Plurality and Synthesis
Reviewed by Nathan Sivin, 417

Meir Shahar, The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts
Reviewed by Stanley E. Henning, 423

Nicolas Standaert, An Illustrated Life of Christ Presented to the Chinese Emperor: The History of Jincheng shuxiang (1640)
Reviewed by Claudia von Collani, 431

Yafeng Xia, Negotiating with the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks During the Cold War, 1949–1972
Reviewed by Charles W. Hayford, 435

Catherine V. Yeh, Shanghai Love: Courtesans, Intellectuals, and Entertainment Culture, 1850–1910
Reviewed by Harriet Zurndorfer, 438

Ying Ruocheng and Claire Conceison, Voices Carry: Behind Bars and Backstage during China’s Revolution and Reform
Reviewed by Susan Chan Egan, 442

Guangqiu Xu, Congress and the U.S.-China Relationship, 1949–1979
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 446

Xiantao Zhang, The Origins of the Modern Chinese Press: The Influence of the Protestant Missionary Press in Late Qing China
Reviewed by Christopher A. Reed, 449

Works Received, 454